Category Archives: Human Dignity

Ukraine War Day #339: On Mystical Birds And The Carpathian Problem, Part II

Dear Readers: Here is my translation of Part 2 of that Rybar story. Where we left off: We saw that a Ukrainian Nationalist by the name of Viktor Baloga has built a criminal empire around the Hungarian city of Mukachevo … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #326: Soledar Aftermath

Dear Readers: Today I have two short pieces, both with a similar theme: The effect on civilians, and how they survived these weeks of ferocious fighting, resulting in the Russian victory in Soledar. In reading both pieces, one must keep … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #282: Pope Says Racist Sh*t [concluded]

Dear Readers: Отец: Где был ты? Father: Where have you been? Сын: Около станиц Кубани, близ лесных границ. Son: Near the Kuban settlements, close to the forest. Отец: Кого ты видел? Father: Did you see anyone? Сын: Супостата. Son: I … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #281: Pope Says Racist Sh*t [continued]

Dear Readers: We saw yesterday that the Infallible Pope is a rather dreadful person who said some inexcusable things about Russian Buryats and Chechens. Basically accusing them of being cruel by their very nature (as non-Russians, i.e., non-Slavs, i.e., non-white … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #279: A Mother’s Grief, Part II

Κρέων: Creon: ἀμήχανον δὲ παντὸς ἀνδρὸς ἐκμαθεῖν It’s impossible to really know a man, to know his soul, ψυχήν τε καὶ φρόνημα καὶ γνώμην, πρὶν ἂν his mind and will, before one witnesses ἀρχαῖς τε καὶ νόμοισιν ἐντριβὴς φανῇ. his … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #278: A Mother’s Grief, Part I

Dear Readers: I don’t like to get into numbers games about how many casualties, etc. War is war, and soldiers die. However, the best estimate I saw was from Brian Berletic on his “New Atlas” podcast, which you can find … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #277: Apocalypse Tonight!

Dear Readers: This piece, by reporter Alexander Boyko (Title: Apocalypse In the Dark), paints a very bleak picture of today’s wartime Ukraine, and how much ordinary people are suffering. If, during the years 2014-22 only the residents of the Donbass … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #245: Hate Thy Neighbor

Играли все в той снеговой стране. Everybody played in that snowy country. Играл актер, и вторил зритель каждый. The actor played, and the audience played along. Когда ушли с котомкой на спине, When we fled, carrying our bundles on our … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #208: Desperate Situation In Nikolaev

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece for your edification, the reporter is Darya Volkova. In previous posts we have already met a very nice lady named Larisa Shesler. Larisa is a human rights activist who hails from the Nikolaev … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Day #187: Friends With Benefits

Dear Readers: Two quick stories today, both from August 27. #1: I saw this piece by reporter Maria Pavlova. Vladimir Rogov, who serves on the Main Soviet of the Military-Civilian Administration of the Zaporozhie Oblast, reports that “a majority of” … Continue reading

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