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Voyage de Siam par l’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XI

  Esteemed Readers, we go on our voyage to the Tropic of Capricorn. Soon appetizers, fresh salads & best fishes are served! Enjoy yourselves! 😉🍤 Aboard the Oiseau, 3 May 1685 “…A little Zephyr is coming from the West. It … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1633: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, the New Year’s Eve is a good time for a new set of the historical news. Here are some local events of peace happened in France at the end of the year 1633. It is the Thirty Years’ … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1633: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) continues, but not all the tidings tell about battles & victims. This time, for example, there are some considerable changes at the Aula Pontificia. Urban VIII (1623-1644) must be very delighted! Leipzig, 2nd … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas XI

“The Alpine Ballad” (1965) is a rare guest of broadcasting as it tells not about fierce battles but about, probably, an ordinary love story of those cruel days. Based on Vasilij Bikov’s narration & shot by Boris Stepanov (“The State … Continue reading

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Milorad Pavic: Seven Deadly Sins

Esteemed Readers, have you ever read a books with no author & no heroes? I speak seriously. The one of the kind does exists & belongs to Milorad Pavic’s pen. 😁 “Seven Deadly Sins” (2002) is a set of stories … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas VIII

In 1977 Vas’ilij B’ikov, one of our famous actors, film directors & the war participant, presented a very profound & curious film uniting the war, its memory & next generation. It is called “One-Two, Soldiers were going…/Ati-Bati, shli sold’ati”(1977). The … Continue reading

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Vinìcius de Moraes: Coisa Mais Linda

Esteemed Readers, tonight I present you another wonderful musical piece by our genius Vinicius de Moraes: “Coisa Mais Linda/The Most Amazing Thing”. Be it so! Enjoy champagne & the evening! 😊 Maria KethuProfumo

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas VII

Speaking of war TV’series, I would like to pay your dearest attention, Esteemed Readers, to “Version Omega” made by an Estonian film director Antonis-Janis Voazos in 1975. Movies about the Soviet intelligence service form a special branch of the genre. … Continue reading

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Saints of The Russian Orthodox Church: Matrona Nikonova

Mother Matrona, Matrona of Moscow (as we call her), Matrona la Cieca or Matrona Nikonova (1881/1885-1952) is one of most praised Saint of the Russian Orthodox Church who was blessed with the gifts of prophecy, spiritual vision & healing since … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas III

Esteemed Readers, our movie of today is “The Cranes Are Flying/ “Leti’at Guravl’i” (1957)by Michael Kalatozov. It is one of the first Soviet movies shot as a psychological war drama depicting how cruelties of that time destroy the human destiny. … Continue reading

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