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…

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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…

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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…

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BADEK NEWS 78

First. New Central Library: Opening November 2018. The building architects are Snohettoan International firm and Calgary’s DIALOG while CMLC (Calgary Municipal Land Corporation) leads the construction $ 245 million project. It will offer 30 free meeting rooms, a 350 seat performance hall, an Early Learning Centre for children and a space just for teens with video,…

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“There’s no Sense of Life without Sense of Death…”E. Yevtushenko (Evgeny Yevtushenko, “I cannot say “Good-Bye”, Verses. Poems, Moscow , “Э”, 2017. )

This poem was composed by E. Yevtushenko 40 years ago and sounded as if he himself predicted his own death happened to be this year. I am reading a wonderful book of collection of Yevtushenko’s verses (the book itself is a piece of art published as a series of Library of World Famous Literature with…

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“LARA” by Anna Pasternak (The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for “Doctor Zhivago”), Harper Collins Publishers, 2017.

Pasternak is not my favourite poet and writer. Nevertheless, this book “LARA” by Anna Pasternak is interesting to read for understanding the atmosphere in literary milieu of Soviet period in Russia. Having done research on this topic, I came to conclusion that there were no wrongs and rights at that period of time. Mr. Pasternak,…

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