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LEARN #16 - Week 131 of PhD

A new year just started.. and how did I grow in 366 days? Well, apparently I have grown a whole new organ, and you have too (or so they wrongly say) 1,111 more words


Σεξουαλική διαστροφή, κρυφή σχέση, ανάσταση κι άλλοι μύθοι για τον θρυλικό Ρασπούτιν

Ο θρυλικός Ρώσος μυστικιστής, πέθανε εκατό χρόνια πριν, στις 30 Δεκεμβρίου του 1916. Η ζωή κι ο θάνατος του Γκριγκόρι Γιεφίμοβιτς Ρασπούτιν έγιναν ένα με τη μυθολογία καθιστώντας τον Ρασπούτιν σε μία από τις πιο δημοφιλείς φυσιογνωμίες της ρωσικής ιστορίας.


1917: Rasputin and the Great War

“Dear friend, I will say again a menacing cloud is over Russia lots of sorrow and grief it is dark and there is no lightning to be seen. 907 more words


Does This Remind You of Anyone?

When I read Teffi’s essay on Rasputin in Tolstoy, Rasputin, Others, and Me: The Best of Teffi, couldn’t help comparing the dread Siberian starets… 215 more words


January 10, 1869 Rasputin

The line of succession to the Imperial Russian throne traditionally followed the male line, as it had for most of its history.  The Tsarina Alexandra had delivered four healthy babies by 1903, each of them a girl.  718 more words

World History

Serendipity: A Glimpse of Rasputin

The following beguiling sketch comes from Nadezhda Lokhvitskaya—perhaps better known as Teffi—whose essay on the Siberian “holy man” is reprinted in her Tolstoy, Rasputin, Others and Me: The Best of Teffi… 235 more words


Song of the Day

Hola, back with a song at the end of my half-break! When I am doing my daily workouts I prefer listening to some YouTube playlists with songs from the 70’s and 80’s. 445 more words

Song Of The Day