#RussianProverb: Don’t Wake Likho (Bad Luck) Up while It’s Quiet

Melyuzina (Mermaid).
Melyuzina (Mermaid). [I didn’t find an old depiction of Likho, so I uploaded this one instead.]

Не буди лихо, пока оно тихо

(ne budí líkho, poká onó tíkho).

Literally:

don’t wake Likho* up while it’s quiet.

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#Russia: Drone Captures Majesty of Worker & Kolkhoz Woman Statue

© Russian Universe, 2013. Continue reading #Russia: Drone Captures Majesty of Worker & Kolkhoz Woman Statue

#SolarEclipse as Seen from Russia

Solar Eclipse 2015
Solar eclipse seen from space

I watched the solar eclipse through my sunglasses and photographic film but was unable to take a photo of it. That’s what I found online. Continue reading #SolarEclipse as Seen from Russia

My Vacation in the #Crimea (Part 2)

Nikitsky Botanical Garden (founded in 1812), Yalta, Crimea.
Nikitsky Botanical Garden (founded in 1812), Yalta, Crimea.

The second portion of my photos from the Crimea: the Nikitsky Botanical Garden (Yalta), Sevastopol and Sudak.

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Schizfor: #RussianAggression in Spring

Putin Star Wars

Schizfor:

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#BREAKING: Stalin’s Back!

Stalin Is Back

This time the Reds Ruskies crossed the Rubicon Red line! The Russian aggression is now on a whole different level.

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Understanding Russia with native Russian speaker

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