I’m Galyna. I was born in Russia and lived in that country during my childhood and youth. They were terrible years, two world wars and years of destruction, hunger and poverty. 333 more words
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«Не говорил с журналистами и не давал интервью»: как написать книгу-биографию о нефтяном миллиардере
I was in a discussion with the kids over the weekend over who had spent the most time in space. Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke a number of records for Team USA late last year but interestingly the board is stacked with Soviets, then Russians who comprise 90% of the top-10 and 80% of the top-50 given they have operated space stations since 1971 (starting with Salyut-1). 35 more words
Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies.
The suspects had tried to use one of Russia’s most powerful supercomputers to mine Bitcoins, media reports say. 284 more words
From the smallest villages to the biggest cities, people living in Cuba, Vietnam, Laos, North Korea and China, and a far greater democratic choice than people living in capitalist ‘liberal’ democracies. 266 more words
The Crimean Bridge, dubbed ‘the construction feat of the century,’ uniting previously impossible to unite shores, is nearing completion. New Milestone Reached; Construction Continues at Breathtaking Pace: 88 more words