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The suicide rate in different countries.

I stumbled across many times Russian articles in different media about the high suicide rate in some rich developed western countries. Fo...
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Oct 18, 2019 15:11
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Italian Tax Residency

I found an online signature collection for canceling an Italian residence permit of Vladimir Solovyov. It is a rare occasion for me but I...
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Oct 16, 2019 16:15
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Interslavic

I stumbled across a YouTube video featuring a certain Check gentleman talking a language he developed himself. The most peculiar thing ab...
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Oct 13, 2019 02:45
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Gretta

After Gretta Turnberg took her speech in the UN, a true turmoil has erupted on the internet. Many educated people both in Russia and outs...
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Oct 7, 2019 22:56
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Lovely Food.

A colleague of mine cooked delicious charlotte with apple for our last lab coffee break. Frankly, I am not fond of cooking, especially ba...
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Sep 29, 2019 23:18
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A Shaman against a President

That has been hard-working days. At the end of each day, I felt weary and was not motivated enough to practice my writing in English, but...
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Sep 27, 2019 18:46
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A Slavic Swearing

I would like to fill you on how to swear properly in Russian. More precisely, this entry is about nuances of the usage of a common-Slavic...
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Sep 13, 2019 18:34
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Why Are You So Rich?

My Russian colleague told me a funny story. Recently, she visited Switzerland for an academic-related purpose, a conference or something ...
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Sep 7, 2019 18:01
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A "mindfulness" lifestyle.

I follow nobody in a social network, however, some of my friends' posts break into my information field sometimes somehow. Based on t...
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Sep 4, 2019 21:17
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Squirell and Weasel

Recently, I witnessed a peculiar incident outside a window at my working spot. A squirrel came down from a tree trunk and suddenly two it...
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Sep 3, 2019 19:10
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Life of Boris

I came across a YouTube channel featuring different aspects of the life of a Russian youngster. The channel is called "Life of Boris...
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Aug 28, 2019 18:03
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"Miracle on the Hudson" with A320 in 2009, "Miracle on a cornfield" with A321 in 2019.

Russian pilots from a domestic Russian airline have recently landed Airbus a321 on a cornfield safely. I guess everybody has already hear...
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Aug 25, 2019 18:04
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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