Joseph Brodsky – On Ukrainian Independence


Joseph Brodsky
Joseph Brodsky

I’ve come across the best translation of this Brodsky’s poem by Artem Serebrennikov. Continue reading “Joseph Brodsky – On Ukrainian Independence”

Миронов Павел Андреевич (Mironov Pavel Andreyevich)


Mironov Pavel Andreyevich

Миронов Павел Андреевич

(1923-2002).

My grandfather Mironov Pavel Andreyevich.

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Fyodor #Dostoyevsky on the #Slavic Question


Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘s Diary (1877, November).

Portrait of Fyodor Dostoyevsky by Vasily Perov, 1872.
Portrait of Fyodor Dostoyevsky by Vasily Perov, 1872.
Some Quite Special Remarks about the Slavs That I Intended to Make Long Ago.

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The Square of Odessa Martyrs (Piazzale Martiri di Odessa)


Ceriano Laghetto

The Ceriano Laghetto (Monza, Italy) commune named a square in honour of the people who died in Odessa during the Nazi occupation and the victims of the 2014 Odessa massacre: Continue reading “The Square of Odessa Martyrs (Piazzale Martiri di Odessa)”