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The Doomsday

I came across a video featuring the recent past when, according to some Mayan prophecies, the doomsday should have happened. In Moscow, i...
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Aug 16, 2019 20:10
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Hiding Swedes

According to the official statistics, Swedish is the second frequent native language in Helsinki. However, this is hard to believe being ...
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Aug 10, 2019 21:39
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A certain Russian idiom.

I really enjoy reading an explanation of different English idioms. Because idioms are a quite important part of any language. So here it ...
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Aug 10, 2019 20:08
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Mushroom Picking

This summer in Helsinki is characterized by the sequence of dry and rainy weather waves. Several weeks ago, after a rainy wave, I found l...
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Aug 6, 2019 19:16
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Perfect tense

I hope I'm not so bad at using Perfect tenses, but I still have several questions regarding them. One my Russian colleague taught me ...
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Aug 5, 2019 15:58
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I Was Waiting for This the Whole Month!

I rent the apartment at the building with the common laundry room. Month ago, some wiring problems caused there a fire. Because of that, ...
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Aug 3, 2019 02:52
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Adventure of hare' family

Despite the fact I studied vertebrate zoology in a University I didn't know a lot about hare's biology except their digestive sys...
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Aug 1, 2019 02:36
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New Courtyard Mates

One morning, I glanced on the courtyard of our building outside of my window and witnessed a peculiar incident. A big hare happened to be...
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Jul 29, 2019 21:37
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Dress-code

As I have mentioned many times, I work in a Finnish University. There is no official dress-code here, at least as far as I understand. Ho...
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Jul 28, 2019 00:23
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Switches between Languages

In Helsinki, I constantly stumble upon teenagers and youngsters who speak perfect Russian with each other and abruptly swift to Finnish i...
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Jul 27, 2019 18:31
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Caffeine-free coffee

I have mentioned many times in my previous entries my migraine attacks. The disease requires many limitations in my life. For example, I ...
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Jul 24, 2019 18:36
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Renaming Trend

Since the fall of the USSR, Russian officials have been stick to the policy of renaming things and geographic locations with socialism-re...
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Jul 16, 2019 18:26
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A Netflix phenomenon

I would like to discuss a bit the Netflix phenomenon. In my opinion, the phenomenon is that Netflix produces a crazy amount of completely...
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Jul 14, 2019 19:16
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My Thoughts on the Chernobyl TV Series.

My Thoughts on the Chernobyl TV Series. A quarrel has happened on the Russian-speaking internet since the Chernobyl TV series became a...
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Jul 12, 2019 18:07
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Phonecall

Before I moved to Finland the only one thought about a possible phone call and phone conversation in English was a nightmare to me. I was...
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Jul 10, 2019 23:04
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Simultaneous Translation

Once again, I interrupted my practice in writing English. I had an international workshop in Russia, so I had to prepare my presentation ...
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Jul 9, 2019 16:57
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Breaking news

I feel that my anxiety is about to back in my life. Two breaking news from Russia makes me feel sick. The first one is that a certain Rus...
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Jun 9, 2019 21:33
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Wisdom teeth.

My relationship with my wisdom teeth always has been difficult. There was no space in my lower jaws for them, so soft tissues above the t...
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Jun 8, 2019 21:24
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Migraine

Due to the fact that I developed migraine when I was about seventeenth years old, and I'm a biologist as well, I know a lot about mig...
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May 26, 2019 23:57
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The True Russian President.

Blaming the current Russian president, Putin, in the infringements of liberties, election falsifications, and other miscellaneous sins is...
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May 25, 2019 02:34