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WWIII Starts in 2021, Get Ready (and brush up on your German!)

Dear Readers: Today I review this short piece from VZGLIAD, by reporter Dmitry Zubarev.  Zubarev, in turn is basically just restating (without linking his source – grrrr!) a piece from the German Left-Marxist newspaper Junge Welt.  Fortunately, although my German … Continue reading

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How A Herbal Medicine Recipe Destroyed the Russian Government!

Dear Readers: Today we return to those thrilling days of yore, namely the Time of Troubles.  One of the most interesting and exciting eras of Russian History.  And if you are a False-Dmitry buff, as I am, then you will … Continue reading

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Juicy John Bolton Firing Conspiracy Theory!

Dear Readers: Today I have this interesting “conspiracy theory” from the Russian press, regarding President Trump’s sudden firing of his National Security Advisor, John Bolton.  The author is Ivan Danilov.  It is pretty clear to all that the walrus-moustachioed Bolton … Continue reading

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Preserving the Language of the Colonizers – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today concluding my review of this piece by Vladimir Dobrynin.  Where we left off, we were talking about the difficulty of translating, say, technical manuals, into a particular language.  Try this thought experiment:  Imagine that you purchased a … Continue reading

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Preserving the Language of the Colonizers – Part III

Dear Readers: Today continuing my review of this piece by Vladimir Dobrynin.  Where we left off, Dobrynin starts up his main thesis, namely this analogy:  As French is to Morroco, so is Russian to the Ukraine. Stipulating, of course, that … Continue reading

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Preserving the Language of the Colonizers – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this piece by Vladimir Dobrynin.  Whose thesis, jumping ahead, a bit, is that the Ukraine could borrow a leaf from Morocco.  The two situations are completely different, of course.  Morocco genuinely was a colony … Continue reading

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Preserving the Language of the Colonizers – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece, it was written over a month ago but is not all that time-dependent, and I saved for a rainy day.  The author is Vladimir Dobrynin, and the title reads: Africa shows Ukraine an … Continue reading

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