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Can Ukraine Offer The World Hobbyist Military Technology? – Part III

“When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up childish ways.” (I Corinthians 13:11) Finishing reading this essay by Nikita Volchenko, … Continue reading

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Can Ukraine Offer The World Hobbyist Military Technology? – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing to read this piece in VZGLIAD, written by Nikita Volchenko.  We are discussing the strange phenomenon of “hobbyist military technology”, as popularized by Ukrainian nationalists.  One recalls these nationalist volunteers on the Maidan of 2013-2014 wielding improvised weapons … Continue reading

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Can Ukraine Offer The World Hobbyist Military Technology? – Part I

Dear Readers: I saw this very interesting piece in VZGLIAD, written by Nikita Volchenko.  One of the (perhaps unintended) consequences of the Maidan putsch of 2014 was the explosive growth of military hobby-ism and amateur creativity among Ukrainian volunteers.  Even … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Schoolchildren to Study the Writings of Ulas Samchuk

Dear Readers: Once again, it’s Springtime (well, Autumntime, actually) For Hitler; and today’s piece is from PolitNavigator. The headline reads:   Ukrainian schoolchildren will study the works of a Hitlerite who called for the resolution of the Jewish question The … Continue reading

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Putin Meets England’s Golden Youth – Part II

Continuing to work through the opinion piece by pundit Petr Akopov from VZGLIAD magazine. I needed to lay out more backstory before proceeding to explicate Akopov’s main thought.  Where we left off, Akopov was about to explain why he thought … Continue reading

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Putin Meets England’s Golden Youth – Part I

The world was all abuzz when people learned that Russian President Vladimir Putin had met with a group of “golden youth” from England’s elite all-boys boarding school, Eton.  The meeting was kept in strict secrecy until after the fact. Here is … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Government Publishes Blacklist of Banned Books

Dear Readers: Over the past year or so, the Ukrainian government has been compiling a list of books which are banned in the Ukraine.  While researching current post, I saw this piece from August 2015 in the BBC.  That was … Continue reading

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