Category Archives: Friendship of Peoples

Eurovision – Ukrainian Singers Must Undergo Ideological Purity Test – Part II

Dear Readers: Well, the plot continues to boil.  As commenter Nat brought to my attention, the Ukrainian Eurovision finalist Maruv is out of the picture, so the job is still up for grabs.  Maruv, aka Anna Korsun (quite sensibly, in … Continue reading

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Eurovision – Ukrainian Singers Must Undergo Ideological Purity Test – Part I

Dear Readers: In recent years, the Eurovision Song Contest, once a harmless and joyous pop festival, the very same which introduced ABBA to an appreciative world (!) has become over-ideologized, and fallen prey to neo-Cold War politics.  Alas, it’s no … Continue reading

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Why A Belorussian Jew Doesn’t Want You To See T-34

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece from the Russian press, by reporter Anton Krylov.  The Russian headline translates as: Ukrainians Stole the Anti-T-34 Campaign From a Belorussian Jew So, in the U.S. Ukrainian Nationalists are attempting to censor and … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part VI

Dear Readers: Today finishing my translation of this interview from RIA Novosti in which Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela speaks with Russian journalist Dmitry Znamensky.  As I mentioned before, the interview is in Russian, and I don’t have the … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part V

Dear Readers: Continuing with this interview from RIA Novosti in which Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela speaks with Russian journalist Dmitry Znamensky. Where we left off, Maduro mentioned his numerous attempts to make contact with U.S. President Donald Trump; … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing to translate this interview from RIA Novosti in which Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela speaks with Russian journalist Dmitry Znamensky.  Where we left off, Maduro would not comment on rumors that Russian Special Ops are providing … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing to translate this interview from RIA Novosti in which Nicolás Maduro, the beleaguered President of Venezuela speaks with Russian journalist Dmitry Znamensky. Meanwhile, things are looking slighter brighter for President Maduro.  Italy has bravely broken ranks with … Continue reading

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