Monthly Archives: September 2019

Case Study: A Poetessa From Tajikistan vs Russian Scum – Part II

Dear Readers: Concluding my review of this piece by Vitaly Kariukov.  Where we left off:  Kariukov showed that Safieva, born into a poor peasant family but given the benefits of a good Soviet education, was given every opportunity to rise … Continue reading

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Case Study: A Poetessa From Tajikistan vs Russian Scum – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece from a site called svpress.ru (“Free Press”), the author is Vitaly Kariukov.  He tells the story of a female poet (I don’t know if he is using the feminized version “poetessa” to be … Continue reading

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Russian Readers React to David Kramer Propaganda – Part II

By now Diligent Anglophone Readers have had a chance to read David Kramer’s whiny complaint about his treatment in Gruzia.  Where he was booed and heckled by a certain segment of the Gruzian population.  Who are sick and tired of … Continue reading

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Russian Readers React to David Kramer Propaganda – Part I

Dear Readers: There is a popular Russian portal called INOSMI.RU which translates articles and op-eds from the Western Press (many different languages) into Russian, so that Russian readers can keep up with the world press and opinion.  The name of … Continue reading

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Will Vyatrovych Sacking Make Ukrainians Smarter? – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today we learn that the answer to the titular question is “No” – concluding my review of this piece by Dmitry Bavyrin.  Where we left off: Vyatrovych, as a pseudo-historian, was so egregious in his falsifications that even … Continue reading

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Will Vyatrovych Sacking Make Ukrainians Smarter? – Part III

Dear Readers: Today continuing my review of this piece by Dmitry Bavyrin.  Where we left off, Bavyrin had accused Vyatrovych of falsifying history and possibly tampering with the archives.  There is no actual proof of this last allegation, except by … Continue reading

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Will Vyatrovych Sacking Make Ukrainians Smarter? – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this piece by Dmitry Bavyrin.  Where we left off, Vyatrovych has been fired from his sinecure at the Institute of National Remembrance; Vyatrovych’s arch-enemy, Max Buzhansky is celebrating; and many Ukrainians (and Russians) are … Continue reading

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