Tag Archives: Dmitry Rogozin

Fyodor the Robot Happy Ending!

Dear Readers: A quick update, and then (hopefully) we will finally be done with this ludicrous robot story.  Russian TV News Vesti reports that today (Tuesday, August 27), the Soyuz MS-14 was finally able to dock successfully with the space … Continue reading

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Russian Grammar Decides: Robots Are People – Part III

Dear Readers: As we have learned, the grammatical rules of human languages force us to make decisions about the essence of people and objects.  Russian grammar is fairly rigid.  Every creature or object, even inanimate ones, must have a gender:  … Continue reading

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Russian Space Program Needs More Gagarins – Part II

Dear Readers: Today finishing up this historical/opinion piece by Konstanin Merinov, posted on Yury Gagarin’s birthday.  As I mentioned before, Merinov poses the question:  “What would Gagarin himself think of our current situation in the space arena?  As a temporary … Continue reading

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Russian Space Program Needs More Gagarins – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this historical/opinion piece by Konstanin Merinov, posted on March 9, the birthday of Yury Gagarin.  If Gagarin were still alive, he would be 85 years old!  Merinov’s piece is a celebration of Gagarin’s extreme coolness, … 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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Is Tiger Amur Just a Big Pussy?

Dear Readers: Today’s post is a “relationship-update” on the antics of the Primorye Safari-Park “Odd Couple”, namely Amur (the tiger), and his pal Timur (the goat). The story gains in importance every day that goes by and Timur has not … Continue reading

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Rogozin to Balts: Take These Donkey Ears – Please!

For this week’s catfight, we present Latvia’s Minister of Justice, Dzintars Rasnačs  vs. Deputy Prime Minister of Russia,  Dmitry Rogozin.  The basic gist of the dispute: Dzintars:  “You occupied and abused us.  Now we’re poor.  We demand money.” Rogozin:  “Here, Dzintars, … Continue reading

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