This very interesting cover from the disputed territory of Abkhazia was sent by Radim, thank you very much!
It was cancelled in Sochi, Russia (Сочи) on July 21, but on the back there is an additional postmark of… 52 more words
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In Bloom is a 2013 film directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross. Set in Tbilisi in 1992, the movie depicts the lives of two teenage girls, … 2,203 more words
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A country in a country, not recognized by the outside world, a defacto republic, hard to get in is what they say , but on the contrary it’s not difficult, or is it ? 520 more words
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A very quick example of how outright falsehoods continue to weasel their way into the mainstream, despite all factual evidence to the contrary.
This recent piece from the BBC: 446 more words
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Places That Don't Exist
De facto states as a subject of research are far less obscure than they were in 1990s when several of these entities – especially in the post-Soviet space – first came into existence. 1,793 more words
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For some time friends (and I hope current or soon-to-be readers) have been asking me to share my travel experiences in a more elaborate way than just posting a few statuses and photos on Facebook. 1,098 more words
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