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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#Year2014: 10 Crucial Points of the Year & a Poll


Year 2014 summary

As for me, the motto of this year could be: partying with illusions.

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My Crimean Vacation (Sudak)


Sudak (Crimea)

Like I’ve already promised, I uploaded some photos which I took in Crimea (Sudak). The ‘story’ (i.e. what I noticed there, etc.) and other Crimean photos to come. Enjoy!

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Stealth Russians, or the Western Media Blind Spot


(Introduction to my post in the #RussianStereotypes series)

Western master discourse of Russia in one collage
Western master discourse of Russia in one collage

Look at that! That is a complete f*cking fraud, and it looks 100% real. This is the greatest work I’ve ever done in my life – because it’s so honest. Wag the Dog.

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Less than two weeks ago I was writing a post on Russian stereotypes in my phone lying on the beach in Sudak, Crimea (btw a post with photos from my vacation to come). A man behind me who happened to be a refugee from Donbass was telling his story to another man (there are many refugees in Crimea). Continue reading “Stealth Russians, or the Western Media Blind Spot”

“The Flight” (1970) – classic film based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s works


Film still from "The Flight" (1970) based on Mikhail Bulgakov's play
Film still from “The Flight” (1970) based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s works

“The Flight” (Бег, Beg) – a brilliant film based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s play under the same name and some other works (“The White Guard” and “Black Sea”) devoted to the Civil War in Russia, the flight of the White Army from Crimea and life of Russian emigration in Istanbul and Paris.
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