That really applies to the wonderful Vasya in the Hay. “This channel was created to show people around the world how people live in remote villages in Russia.” I came to it because Daniil from 1420 recommended it. I guarantee you will love these two linked posts. Of the second one my friend Rosemary on FB said: “How uplifting! Man’s humanity to man.”
The fact that he is quite upfront about being a conservative Republican — albeit one with impeccable critical literacy skills — actually makes his insights all the more interesting. He is no Trumpie acolyte or hack. Solid instead. And he understands the value of uncertainty. In other words, he really is intelligent. He really is a conservative, I would say, unlike most who claim that word for themselves in the USA and even on the right extremes here in Australia.
My go-to commentator! Born in Russia, educated at Oxford, an extraordinary lucid and balanced political philosopher in London. He battles and sometimes vlogs about a serious chronic illness. Wonderfully wise person.
“In this video me and my friend Dasha will talk about our previous life in Russia. Dasha is from Moscow, I am from the eastern part of the country, we lived, studied, and traveled in Russia for most of our lives. We both left Russia after the beginning of the full scale invasion to Ukraine, and now we don’t know in how many years it’ll be safe for us to return. We will discuss Russian cities, economic situation there and what changes should be made when Russian becomes democratic in the future.”
According to the UN, Russia’s military campaign to take the Ukrainian city of Mariupol cost 10,000 lives and destroyed 90 per cent of all buildings. It’s hard to imagine what life has been like for the remaining residents, but one 9-year-old boy kept his own record. ABC global affairs editor John Lyons met him in Ukraine.
#Strongwomen. "I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful - for all of it." Kristin Armstrong