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Dill Heads

March 27, 2015

WORD COUNT: 530 One of the unexpected bonuses of learning Russian is discovering just how how much comedy exists in that language. I was always raised to think of Russia as a dour, dull place, but underneath that grey exterior exists a beating humorous heart. Russians engaged in fighting Ukrainians have come up with an… Read More ›


The Curious Case of the Half Ambassador

Word count: 421 What happens when the United States appoints a new ambassador to a friendly, allied country? There’s a little ceremony and then a press release goes out. Right? Well that’s sort of what happened today. The United States now has a new ambassador to Moldova and here he is, saying hello to the… Read More ›


KKK Illustrated

Word count: 47 A lot of people have contacted me to tell me that my post about the current situation in the Moldovan parliament was too long. Fair enough. Here is that entire post explained in a single graphic: AND NOW YOU KNOW THE CURRENT STATE OF THE MOLDOVAN PARLIAMENT!