Letter to the St. Petersburg Governor

Dear Governor Тhe bill you just signed, targeting LGBTI citizens of Russia, violates the rights to freedom of expression and assembly, as well as the rights to non-discrimination and equality before the law, which are guaranteed by the international human rights treaties and to which Russia is a state party. As a citizen of such

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International Women’s Day

DEAR WOMEN OF THE WORLD, HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY! March 8th in many countries of the world is called the International Women’s Day (IWD). It is a global holiday. It is not only celebrated in Russia, but also recognized all around the world. This holiday signifies social equality, emancipation, and human rights of all women

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John Carter of Mars

Here is a post that fits both TO READ and TO WATCH categories – John Carter of Mars. TO READ: Halcyon Classics Series: The Barsoom Series of Edgar Rice Burroughs (Unexpurgated Edition) (Halcyon Classics) [Kindle Edition], Click here to purchase from Amazon.com Originally written by Edgar Rice Burroughs between 1912 and 1964 (and one by

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Putin, Russia and the West

BBC’s 4-part series on “How the great Soviet superpower, crushed and humiliated, has been resurrected in the form of Vladimir Putin’s new Russia.” Series Producer Norma Percy, director Paul Mitchell. A breathtaking documentary, both thumbs up. The Guardian calls the series “compulsive viewing for all those who want to know what went on inside Russia

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