The renown Russian historian, historiographer, writer and poet Nikolay Mikhailovich Karamzin (1766-1826) in his preface to the 12-volume book The History of the Rossiysky State” wrote: “The history in a sense is the holy book of peoples: the main, necessary; the mirror of their entity and activities; book of revelations and standards;behest of ancestors to… Continue reading Spinoza’s Rule: Do not Weep, Do not Laugh but Understand (About the Book “A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924” by Orlando Figes, The Bodley Head, 2014, 923 pages
In the family of Boris and Dushka Vujicics was born the boy with tetra-amilia syndrome, a rare disorder characterized by the absence of all four limbs. The parents named him Nicholas (Nick) James ( b. 4.12.1982) to be graduared with two degrees in Australia, to become renown all over the world for his motivational speeches.… Continue reading Why He is the One? (About Nick Vujicic’s Visit to Calgary and One Woman who witnessed him)
Our annual “Babulkas” meeting on March 17, 2015 took place on Skype in Emma’s apartment: Emma, Zoya, Nellya, Valya, Rimma, Lara, Lyusya and me chit-chatting for an hour or so, wishing each other good things. Rimma as always is reciting her verses (in my translation): “Canadian friend Valyusha Filina Is celebrating her Birthday today, Bringing… Continue reading Together Again! Celebrating the Birthday with the Friends and the Family, what can be more joyful than this?