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WHY PUTIN SACKED HIS GOVERNMENT: PLANS FOR FUTURE

Today Russian prime minister Medvedev tendered the resignation of the cabinet of ministers to  president Putin. It occured right after the latter proposed a host of amendments to the Russian constitution that would shift balance of power between government branches. … Continue reading

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Get under (one’s) Skin

Get under (one’s) skin – задеть кого-то за живое.

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Panoply: Проблема Перевода

Те, кому пришлось сталкиваться с этим словом, могут найти неудачный перевод в разных словарях. Panoply, по существу, переводят как доспехи или защита. Этот перевод, к сожалению, весьма неточен, и он повторяется не только в русских словарях, но и в испанских. … Continue reading

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Inaccurate Usage of Поданный in Wikipedia

I’ve just read an article on a Russian poet, composer and performer Bulat Okudzhava and noticed that his last citizenship was named as поданный of the Russian Federation. It is very easy to google the article, and I won’t provide … Continue reading

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The UFOs: Connecting the Dots

Those who believe in UFOs are stigmatized and ridiculed in so many ways thus this subject has become too dangerous to touch for reasonable people. Has it? I have recently heard that renowned professor Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner granted … Continue reading

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Na Zdorovye: Common Misconception

The Anthony Burdain’s show, Parts Unknown, aired on November 12, reflected how the Russian culture permeated American way of life and consumption especially vodka, however, it requires some corrections and clarifications. I teach the Russian language for a while and … Continue reading

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Бемациклиб и палбоциклиб в борьбе с раком груди

Новые лекарства бемациклиб и палбоциклиб в борьбе раком прошли успешные клинические испытания с многообещающим эффектом. Разработанные препараты предназначены для проведения лекарственной терапии раковых опухолей женской груди. Названные препараты нацелены на остановку роста раковых клеток груди. В основе разработок лежит идея … Continue reading

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Decembrist Solzhenitsyn: a Tribute for an inconvenient figure

If he were alive, he would be 95 years old on December 11. Most Russians still consider Solzhenitsyn as the conscience of the Russian nation and a moral standard for all political leaders. It is widely known that he criticized … Continue reading

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Глобальный Минотавр: Америка, Подлинное Происхождение Финансового Кризиса и Будущее Мировой Экономики.

Под этим названием опубликована в 2011 г. монография видного политэконома из Греции Януса Варуфакиса, чьи взгляды широко обсуждаются во многих политических и научных кругах Америки. Политическая экономия всегда представляла столкновение идеологических фронтов и систем взглядов и поэтому не может оставлять … Continue reading

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The Japanese week

Our hearts go to the Japanese. There are no words to describe the horror that the people in Sendai area have experienced. All disasters cascaded in the sequence that we were supposed to predict especially the nuclear crisis in this area. … Continue reading

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