Category Archives: Space, Science and Technology

Russia Repairs Old Telescope Network

Dear Readers: Today I have something from the world of astronomy.  But first an important ERRATUM: Last week I posted a 4-part series entitled “Yeltsin:  Drunk Or Not Drunk?”  This morning in the shower (where I do some of my … Continue reading

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Can America And Russia Still Cooperate In Space?

Dear Readers: Witty people say that any post title which consists of a Yes/No question should always be answered with a very strong NO! However, being an Optimist, I do have these two pieces from VZGLIAD on the theme of … Continue reading

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Happy Cosmonauts Day!

Dear Readers, Today, April 12 is celebrated in Russia as Cosmonauts Day.  The day was picked to honor Yuri Gagarin, the first man to fly in outer space on April 12, 1961.  It is still breathtaking, to this day, to … Continue reading

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Name Russian Super-Weapon After Givi!

Dear Readers: I saw this piece in the Russian press today.  Everybody knows that Russia is developing a new super-weapon to counter Anti-Missile Defense systems that the Americans are unfolding in Eastern Europe and along Russia’s border.  Humans are tired … Continue reading

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Breaking News – CIA Impersonates Kaspersky

Dear Readers, Today I take a temporary break from my current [Chase vs Trotsky] series — in order to bring you this BREAKING NEWS report from VZGLIAD, by reporters Marina Baltachova and Mikhail Moshkin.  Baltachova and Moshkin interviewed several cyber-security experts … Continue reading

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60 Years in Space – Hoorah!

Dear Readers: On this day (October 4)  in 1957, the Era of Space Exploration began.  The Soviet Union launched the planet’s first artificial satellite known as “Simple Spunik-1” (ПС-1). Etymological sidebar:  The Russian word “sputnik”, which immediately entered the international … Continue reading

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“Life” – a movie with a positive Russian character!

Dear Readers: This is a movie review, if you will induge me. WARNING:  There are tons of SPOILERS ALERTS, so don’t continue reading one more word if you don’t want to know!  First go see the movie, and then y’all come … Continue reading

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