Time really does pass differently here. The days seem to whizz by so quickly, and there is hardly a moment to rest. In fact, I’ve only found the time to update this blog by skiving my Saturday (!) lessons. 882 more words
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Since 2014 Kiev junta banned Russian language during school classes. Now every teacher is mandated to speak only Ukrainian in class, and so are students. In 2014 and 2015 the historic symbolism uniting Russia and Ukraine was banned. 851 more words
CFP: Exploring Experiences of Repression in the Soviet Union and Communist Eastern Europe (Leeds, January 2017)
CALL FOR PAPERS
EXPLORING EXPERIENCES OF REPRESSION IN THE SOVIET UNION AND COMMUNIST EASTERN EUROPE.
DATE: Friday 20th January 2017
VENUE: Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK. 294 more words
29 November 2016. Echoes of the Past: Artek Pioneer Camp in the 1980s... "Our Earth is So Small. Why Do We Need Wars?"
Artek in the Crimea was the jewel in the crown of all Pioneer camps in the USSR. When the Ukraine took it over in 1991, they let it go to rack and ruin (they stole all the maintenance money and the Uniate Bandura Strummers just didn’t seem to know how to run it right). 104 more words