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A few words about Soviet “majors”

To speak on this subject I decided after reading the article “in the Soviet Union Who were considered “major?” Frankly, I couldn’t remember even one case of the use of the word (or the expression “Golden youth”) in Soviet times among the people of my circle. But this does not …

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A few words about “awkward” holiday dates

Since then, as the Bolsheviks abolished the tsarist holidays, appointing in their place their own, which in turn was replaced by today’s new liberal government, in the minds of the people was born “festive chaos”. If You asked me to name the date at least of one of the Ukrainian …

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A few words about the passions around “Matilda”

You haven’t forgotten about the scandal surrounding the film Andrei Zvyagintsev “Leviathan”? I’m sure you do. And what are they over? Storm in a teacup also quietly ceased as it had begun. And what was the point in this “glass storm”? And God knows… Then I saw the film, because …

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A few words about the Russian perception of the US

zina_korzina wrote an interesting post about how we are perceived in the USA. And I speak on this issue. Maybe in a confusing way. The end of the 80s – in all seriousness, many people began to speculate that “the real socialism built in the USA”. Also in those days …

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A few words about the Russian bourgeois Gentilhomme

At that time, as the average Russian manages to survive on the salary at 30.8 thousand (net of income tax), and the average pensioner miraculously manages not to stretch the legs on 13,7 thousand rubles, Pro-oligarchic circles of the Russian establishment has embraced a psychosis – these bloodsuckers of the …

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