Tag: Russia

The War of the Dictators

The European Tragedy is described as The War of the Dictators. It was, of the four main protagonists the German leader alone was democratically elected. Neither Winston Churchill nor Josef Stalin was ever elected to lead their countries. The duplicitous U.S President Franklin D. Roosevelt was narrowly elected on what was later proven to be a lie.

The Real Great Escape

Even the most avid war movie fans roll their eyes when the Christmas TV fare is announced. As predictable as sprouts there will be The Great Escape and The Sound of Music. Both movies, as we might expect, are deeply flawed.

The Last Waltz for Europe

It was the last waltz for Europe and the last dance for humanity. Had one of Europe’s oldest, most successful and popular royal houses not been destroyed and consumed by New York-based banking houses the world would likely have been a far better place today.

Despite the bitter frost and coronavirus. Russians met Epiphany with traditional swimming in an ice-hole – video

On the night of January 18-19, the Russians celebrated an Orthodox holiday – Epiphany and the believers bathed in ice-holes, despite the abnormal frosts that covered many regions of the and including the capital. In Moscow, for example, the air temperature dropped to minus 23 degrees. Some regions have canceled traditional bathing because of the coronavirus, but most officials organised special fonts, near which doctors, rescuers and police were on duty. In the Moscow region, about 220 ice holes were equipped and entrances to them with convenient parking, TASS reports.

Eastern Epiphany: the history and traditions of the holiday – January 18-19

On January 19 (January 6, old style) Eastern Christians celebrate the Baptism of the Lord, or Epiphany. Baptism, like Easter, is considered the oldest holiday in Christian culture. This day is associated with the gospel event – the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist in the Jordan River. Here you can read about the history, meaning and traditions of the holiday.

Moscow Mocks the West’s Shamocracy

US President Donald Trump was blocked on all major platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, which permanently suspended his account. Ironically, the North Korean style banishment was the result of a ‘Stop the Steal’ demonstration when over one million Americans protested at the scale of election fraud in the United States.