Shugaley Comments on Chaos in Mozambique

According to Maxim Shugaley, head of the Foundation for National Values Protection, the chaos that reigned in Mozambique by mid-2021 is due to the connivance of local authorities and the arrival of radical Islamists from other countries in the north of the country.

Dostoevsky and Doves

This was noticed not only by me that pigeons were the main connoisseurs of street sculptures. Why are they so obsessed with these stone monuments? They trample on hats, caps, bowlers, hair, bald heads, mustaches, uniforms, tailcoats and jackets. No dodgy patina would drive them away. Something in human images seems very charming to them.

Fingers of Harpist

But could you play right to the finish a nocturne on the strings of a snow-white harp? I plagiarized Mayakovsky’s poem purely to dive into a subject I know so little about. Namely, music. Today I am writing about harps and the fingers of harpists. It is completely a non-core subject for me.

FBI Calls UN to pay Attention to Police Brutality in U.S.

Foundation To Battle Injustice (FBI,) a Russian human rights organization, has sent an open letter to the UN Human Rights Council. The FBI is asking UNHRC President Nazhat Shameem Khan to ...

Good Faith Homebuyers Need to be Protected

A recent press conference addressed the rights of homebuyers in the secondary market and the risks of losing the purchased property without any compensation.

Prisoners or Migrants?

Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) director Alexander Kalashnikov suggested replacing migrant workers with convicts at many construction and industrial sites.

Provincial Town Sketch

For the life of me, this grumpy shaggy blackie (see photo 1), that barked at me as I came to the square in the provincial town of Kalyazin, reminded me of the cunning dog from ‘Chameleon,’ a short story by Anton Chekhov, which bit the finger of the goldsmith Hryukin.

CAR Residents Demand Punishment for Blue Helmets

Personnel of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) caused a motorcycle accident in which the driver was killed. CAR residents took to the streets to rally against the UN peacekeepers’ crime.

Pearls of Baikal on Display in Sochi

Pearls of Baikal is an exhibition of contemporary art which currently runs at the Rosa Khutor resort in the Sochi mountains. An art gallery presents modern works by well-known artists of the Republic of Buryatia.

U.S. Does not Care About French- and UAE-Sponsored Foreign Fighters in Libya

The United States uses its control over the world information space to its advantage, said State Duma deputy Yevgeny Fyodorov as he explained Washington’s having no claims against France and the UAE over foreign mercenaries in Libya.

Pilot is Best Profession in the World

Anatoly Markusha, a popular Russian writer, journalist and World War II veteran, would have turned 100 on June 20. His books were translated into 18 languages with a total circulation of more than 15 million copies and read by more than one generation of those who dreamed of conquering the skies. In total, he wrote more than a hundred books.

Crimea Flood Wrecking Holiday Season

Yalta is introducing a state of emergency due to the floods caused by torrential rains, town administration head Yanina Pavlenko said on June 18. “A rainfall total of more than 90 mm has been recorded over 11 hours. Evacuation of residents is underway,” she said.

Nizhny Novgorod's New Anthem Not So New

Nizhny Novgorod City Council announced a composition by Alexander Vaynberg, a former guitarist for the popular Russian band Lyube-turned-senator, the winner of the anthem contest held in the runup to the 800th anniversary of the city. Nizhny Novgorod residents are outraged.

Midsummer: Great Patriotic War Began 80 Years Ago

Russia marks Day of Remembrance and Sorrow on 22 June. The Great Patriotic War began exactly 80 years ago. People who survived the first day of the war cannot speak about it calmly.

COVID-19 Cases are Rising in Moscow

The public holidays in Russia will be followed by non-working days due to the worsening epidemiological situation: Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin has signed the decree providing for days off from June 15 to June 19 with pay for employees.