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Wolf and Lamb (the fable by Krilov translated into prose by me) With native lang

In history of humanity we found a thousands of instances where a defenseless person is always guilty against a powerful one. However, we ...
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Apr 24, 2018 14:49 Humor
Vladimir

Encounters 2/2

*** Once I was going down a street near by a town market. I've caught a young man looking at me, “Excuse me, could I have a moment, ...
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Apr 18, 2018 15:45
Vladimir

Encounters 1/2

Are you ever been asked by people at streets? Sometimes people ask for direction. It’s happens somebody asks for help. There are two spec...
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Apr 18, 2018 15:44
Vladimir

Who Killed Rasputin? (BBC)

One day I came in a church (“Stopped in to a church I passed along the way” - The Mamas And The Papas). There was going a liturgy. When t...
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Apr 17, 2018 15:02
Vladimir

Enemy Mine

‘Enemy Mine’ is a movie. The movie is quiet old. I watched it, wait… How long ago was it? Yes, it was thirty years ago or so. I was a ...
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Apr 17, 2018 12:52
Vladimir

The Flood. The Crash

In the end of March in my town was the flood. The sours (headwater?) of the river Irtysh (Ertes in Kazakh language), known as Black Irtys...
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Apr 11, 2018 16:43
Vladimir

My Musical Taste (or the lack thereof)

Medtner, Haydn, Mendelson, Bach… People writes about music. Someone write a comment like this, “Oh, yes! It’s my favorite thing!” or “Oh!...
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Apr 10, 2018 16:57
Vladimir

Seedlings

A: ‘Do you like tomatoes?’ (Ты любишь помидоры?) B: ‘I like eat them, but I dislike all rest about them’ (Кушать - да, а в остальном - н...
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Apr 9, 2018 18:01
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There is a treat of flood in my town.

There is a treat of flood in my town. The river’s level of water sharp increase because sudden thaw and ice ,that haven’t been debacle y...
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Mar 29, 2018 17:19
Vladimir

A Mole and an Egg

A mole was walking and stumbled about an egg (the mole was blind and the egg was lying on his pass). The egg cried, ‘Be careful!’ ‘Ex...
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Mar 28, 2018 18:47 Parable
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It’s a War for Someone, But It’s Mother for Other

Russia currently in state of mourning with respect of the tragedy in Kemerovo. It was announced that 64 people, including many children, ...
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Mar 28, 2018 16:58
Vladimir

Vasisualy Lokhankin and Ostap Bender

Some of my favorite books of my adolescence were “The 12 Chairs” and “The Golden Calf” by Ilf and Petrov. The books gave very many catc...
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Mar 6, 2018 19:13
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A Piece of Advice

When we give correction or comment, there may be a need to give a link, for instance on Wikipedia. It is possible just to copy your brow...
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Mar 2, 2018 18:47
Vladimir

Лайфхаг.

Когда вы делаете исправление или пишете комментарий, часто возникает необходимость, вставить ссылку (например на Википедию). Можно просто...
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Mar 2, 2018 13:11
Vladimir

Two Books

I’ve finished reading two books recently. The first is the “Troll Bridge”, a short story by Terry Pratchett. I saw someone's entry ...
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Feb 26, 2018 18:23
Vladimir

How Do a Full Split in One Day

I read a book about psychology. It is called “The Book for an Achiever”. It narrated what I wanted to achieve so brilliantly, I liked it ...
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Feb 22, 2018 18:27
Vladimir

Commas and Staccato

I had read a book in last year. It was “Eats, Shoots&Leavs: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation” by Lynne Truss. Have you read...
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Feb 19, 2018 17:38
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It’s Bad Mood Again

Once I was walking to school, when I was fifteen, I met three man. They said, “Give us 3 rubles. If you don’t, then we’ll take all you ha...
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Feb 19, 2018 16:39
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It’s Still Bad Mood

Somebody wrote an entry about Michael Moore’s movie “Where to Invade Next”. Moore said in the beginning needn’t to invade somewhe...
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Feb 15, 2018 13:29
Vladimir

Bad Mood

One naturalist wrote in his book as after months somewhere in jungle of Kalimantan or Sumatra he was incredibly lucky to see mating of or...
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Feb 14, 2018 17:18