The power in rejecting

One thing to which we can all relate as human beings is the pain we feel at being rejected. Whether this rejection comes from a person or an institution or organisation, the initial hurt can…

Alexei Navalny to repeat the fate of Mikhail…

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny, as it appears, will be either convoyed to a remote Russian colony or kept in the detention center. Navalny is expecting a transfer to a remote colony, although it is…

The Great St. Valentine’s Day Mystery

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may... So said Robert Herrick concerning the virgins of his day and it is sound advice. Unfortunately, all too often rosebuds open for suitors distinctly unworthy of the honor. Between…

Prison inmate who pierced his brain with a…

A 37-year-old man, a prisoner from SIZO-3 detention centre in the city of Novocherkassk, died at hospital of Rostov-on-Don from a ballpoint pen that pierced into his brain through the eye socket. According to spokespeople…

The crash of Tu-104 that killed all admirals…

Forty years ago, on February 7, 1981, the Tu-104 plane of the commander of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) of the USSR crashed during takeoff from the military airfield near Leningrad. The crash killed 16…