Leto (Review)

There are countless tales of how art and creativity were repressed in Soviet Russia. Just last year, the superb Cold War explored this space – and its impact on personal relationships – and earlier this year, The White Crow commendably – … 805 more words


Attending the University: How We Learned to Program

Back to my years at Leningrad State University. In my last post related to this part of our family history, I described how most of the subjects were taught except for programming. 829 more words


Update: Prague To Remove Statue Of WWII Soviet Marshal, Sparking Moscow’s Ire

September 13, 2019 01:04 GMT

A Prague district assembly vote to remove a statue of wartime Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev has sparked a diplomatic row between Russia and the Czech Republic. 614 more words