BADEK NEWS 84

One. Alex Trebek  George Alexander Trebek was a Canadian-American game show host and television personality. He was the host of syndicated game show JEOPARDY! for 37 seasons from its revival in 1984 until his death in 2020. He was a decent person also. That is what counts most of all by his fans and admirerers.… Continue reading BADEK NEWS 84

БАДЕК НОВОСТИ 83

Первая.  Поздравления американскому народу с победой демократии на выборах 3 ноября 2020 года. Байден победил и станет 46-м Президентом США. Источник : GLOBAL NEWS, США Политика, 7 ноября 2020 года обновлено 25 минут назад.     Вторая.  Отдаём дань почёта Шону Коннери- лучшему актёру, сыгравшему роль Джеймса Бонда, который умер мирно во сне неделю назад (1930-2020) в… Continue reading БАДЕК НОВОСТИ 83

BADEK NEWS 82

One.  The Tyranny of Positive Thinking Debated Live Online    On Oct. 26, 2020 tune in for a clash or coming-together of discussants. Art critic and curator Andrey Shental. Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, one of Moscow’s oldest and largest venues for contemporary art, has joined with the VII Moscow International Biennale for Young Art… Continue reading BADEK NEWS 82

Reading Karamzin (N.M. Karamzin “History of the Russian State” 250 unique illustrations, Moscow, EKSMO, 2003, 1024 pages)

“Nikolay Mikhailovich Karamzin is our the first historian and the last chronicler”-such a definition gave A.S.Pushkin to the great educator, writer and historian N.M.Karamzin (1766-1826). The famous “History of the Russian State”, all 12 volumes of which were included into this book, became a big social event in the country, epoch in studying of our… Continue reading Reading Karamzin (N.M. Karamzin “History of the Russian State” 250 unique illustrations, Moscow, EKSMO, 2003, 1024 pages)

Book A. Dementyev “The Morning Starts with Love”, M. 2016 is my Birthday’s Gift for the Seventeenth of March (Badek Club)

Gift publication of the book by A. Dementyev is done in such a way that even little kids are attracted to it. Look at this photo to the right and at once you appreciate this moment. The artistic build-up of this poetry book is accomplished by Vladimir Shcherbakov in 2016. The life of the quite… Continue reading Book A. Dementyev “The Morning Starts with Love”, M. 2016 is my Birthday’s Gift for the Seventeenth of March (Badek Club)

“The Possessed” Adventures with Russian Books and the People who Read Them, by Elif Batuman, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2010

A small diary of the post graduate student is brilliantly written in English by an American writer Elif Batuman in 2010.The topics mentioned in the Contents are: Babel in California, Summer in Samarkand, Who Killed Tolstoy?, The House of Ice, the Possessed. The only reader of the Russian great authors here is Miss Batuman herself.… Continue reading “The Possessed” Adventures with Russian Books and the People who Read Them, by Elif Batuman, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2010

BADEK NEWS 81

First. Congratulations to France! Twenty years after their first World Cup title, France win it once again, having become the World FIFA 2018 Champion with a 4-2 victory over Croatia, in Russia, to take home prize of $ 38 million. Second place: Croatia, prize-$ 28 million, third place-Belgium, prize -$ 24 million. Our congratulations to all… Continue reading BADEK NEWS 81

BADEK NEWS 80

One. Happy Birthday, Saint Petersburg! May 27th, 2018 is an official Birthday for the city of St. Petersburg, Russia. Carnival starts from Anichkov Bridge on the Nevsky Prospect to the Palace Square. This photo is taken a few hours ago, just when carnival, parade began showing off the interesting events and jazz concerts as well… Continue reading BADEK NEWS 80

“The New Shostakovich” by Ian MacDonald with a New Foreword by Vladimir Ashkenazy, Pimilco, Great Britain, 2006

I am not a music critic and outstanding British writer as Ian MacDonald ( 1948-2003), that is why opinion can be superficial, as well as about the protagonist of his book Dmitry Dmitryevich Shostakovich (1906-1975), one of the greatest composers of XX century, author of 15 Symphonies, 6 Concertos, 3 Ballets and numerous Chamber music… Continue reading “The New Shostakovich” by Ian MacDonald with a New Foreword by Vladimir Ashkenazy, Pimilco, Great Britain, 2006

Badek News 79

One. In Israel there was found a way how to treat liver cancer by frozen: 196 degrees below zero. Doctor Eugeny Solomonov, ZIIV, Tsfat, Israel, inserted liquid nitrogen into cancer cells (metastases of liver) for the first time in the world. Before it was treated breast and kidney cancer the same way. Company Ice Cure Medical… Continue reading Badek News 79