Author Archives: Evgeny

An angry rant, or response to “It’s a Dreary World”

As you might have guessed from the title of this blog entry, I’d like to argue a bit. If you haven’t read the recent letter from the poemless entitled “It’s a Dreary World, Gentlemen!, or, ‘Make Russia-blogging Great Again’“, now … Continue reading

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Original sin of Clinton clan

I became interested in politics in my college years, which coincided with mid-2000s. I’ve read a lot of the Western — mainly American — press, and the recurring topic of Vladimir Putin being a villain because of journalists being killed … Continue reading

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Tarakany, ‘The happiest man in the world’

If a punk band Tarakany doesn’t ring any bells here’s a good chance to get started. The band’s name translates as Cockroaches. I’ve heard a track of theirs on Nashe Radio (the only radio station in Russia dedicated entirely to … Continue reading

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