Category Archives: Friendship of Peoples

Russian Jews Never Had It So Good – Part II

Dear Readers: As Hanukkah 2018 draws to an end, I finish with this interview from KP, about the current status of Russian Jews.  (I’m talking about the ones who self-identify as Jews and go to synagogue and do the rituals … Continue reading

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Russians React To Megyn Kelly Firing – Part II

Dear Readers: The main question here, obviously, is:  “Will Megyn bounce back out of this disaster?  Will she get a new show?  Somehow, somewhere?”  Obviously, she could join the RT-America gang and probably write her own ticket; but she is … Continue reading

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Russians React To Megyn Kelly Firing – Part I

“He was a large, broadchested, powerfully-made man, of a full glossy black, and a face whose truly African features were characterized by an expression of grave and steady good sense, united with much kindliness and benevolence. There was something about … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths About Salaspils – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today we conclude this historical piece by Vladimir Veretennikov, with some eye-witness stories of Salaspils concentration camp survivors. One such survivor is Liudmila Nikolaevna Timoshchenko, formerly a professor at the Daugavpils University.  Liudmila’s specialty was “Pedagogy” (Americans would … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths About Salaspils – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing to review this historical piece by Vladimir Veretennikov.  Where we left off, real historians are beginning to undertake some serious work in finding, and counting, bodies of the victims.  Difficult as it is, after all these years.  … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths About Salaspils – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing to review this historical piece by Vladimir Veretennikov.  About Nazis.  Where we left off, an underground cell of inmates were plotting to blow up Salaspils and effect a mass escape, timing their exit with the approach of … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths About Salaspils – Part I

Dear Readers: Today we go back in time to fight some old battles of World War II.  I have this historical piece by Vladimir Veretennikov, who lives in Latvia and writes about Latvian-Russian historical themes.  Today’s topic is the very … Continue reading

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