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Zelensky As Noah: A Prophecy For Crimea

Dear Readers: In my previous post I stated that Ukrainian President Zelensky was not funny even when he was a professional clown.  But I admit I have to retract that statement, it was unfair because I had not seen any … Continue reading

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Zelensky Not Perturbed By Nazi Billboards In Kherson

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece from RIA, the reporter is Vladimir Kornilov.  This happened yesterday, June 30, which is celebrated by Ukrainian Nationalists as their Independence Day.  Specifically, it is the anniversary of the “Act of Restoration of Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Fighting Breaks Out On Russia-China Border

Dear Readers: Haha – gotcha!  Okay, my title is blatant click-bait, and also highly misleading — but it’s not fake news!  Please allow me to explain.  Today I have this short but exciting piece by reporter Alina Nazarova, which describes … Continue reading

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Russian Colonists And The Tearing Down Of Statues – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing with this rather interesting piece by Russian reporters Valery Voronov and Natalia Makarova.  The lede, of course, is that certain American “activists” want to remove the statue of a man named Alexander Baranov, from its perch in … Continue reading

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Russian Colonists And The Tearing Down Of Statues – Part I

No refuge could save The hireling and slave From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave, And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave. (Much … Continue reading

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More Wire-tapped Poroshenko Biden Conversations – Part II

Dear Readers: The Poroshenko-Biden wiretap story took an amusing turn as laid out in this piece, by reporter Nikolai Storozhenko.  Russians and Ukrainians, plus those who follow this whole language issue, will get why this story is so funny.  Or … Continue reading

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More Wire-tapped Poroshenko Biden Conversations – Part I

Dear Readers: I am 4 days late with this story from June 22, but that’s not too bad, I reckon, given the mass of important things going on in the world.  This current story is a continuation of an earlier … Continue reading

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Russia Rushes To Produce Covid Vaccine

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece by reporter Anton Antonov.  Russian doctors and medical researchers are working around the clock to come up with a vaccine for the Covid-19 virus.  And, the great thing about it is that they … Continue reading

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Russian Inuit: Don’t worry, you can still eat an Eskimo Pie!

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece by reporter Alexei Degtyarev.  The backstory, for those who have not heard it, is that the Dreyer Corporation has made a decision to retire the brand name “Eskimo Pie“, in reference to their … Continue reading

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Mark Dougan’s Thoughts On American Protests – Part III

Dear Readers: Today concluding my translation of this interview with Mark Dougan.  A former American cop who now lives in Russia.  Please be aware that this interview is now a couple of weeks old, so the events are somewhat out … Continue reading

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