Ukrainian bloggers to Russian bloggers: “Stop being silent!”

As the Putin regime seek to close down russian-speaking media as “Radio Echo Moscow“,”Dozhd” and others, the users of social media are not without responsibility (Facebook and Twitter were also shut down for Russian users yesterday). This is what some Ukrainian bloggers have reminded Russian bloggers about, according to Unian: Ukrainians urge Russian bloggers to […]

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Will there be war ?

“The biggest war in Europe since 1945”, according to Boris Johnson. The question imho has to do with how fast everything went in the early 90s. There were solemn verbal assurances from Western leaders that NATO would not expand. But when everything ended up on paper, there were no such assurances, only recorded talks. This […]

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

(this post may be updated) The 200th anniversary of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s birthday is approaching (Nov 11.). I’ve just started going through one of his “Notes”.. “Iniquity” is a biblical concept, and Dostoevsky defined it quite well here: “Despite all conceivable points of view, everyone agrees that there are such crimes, which always and everywhere, according […]

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Navalny out of coma ?

See BBC If so, I hope he will fully recover. In a broadcast from “Radio Echo Moscow” on Saturday 5/9, the editors-in-chief Alexei Venediktov and Sergei Buntman talk in the program “We are Watching” about current events, including that Germany has found reason to officially announce that the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has really […]

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A lesson too hard to learn

-“Navalny is suspected of having been poisoned …”, “There is no proof that Navalny have been poisoned”. The opinions went back and forth since the opposition leader Alexei Navalny lost consciousness on a flight from Tomsk to Moscow on Thursday morning, and the plane therefore had to stop over in Omsk. The matter quickly became […]

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