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About gerryhiles

OK "Know Thyself." Socrates. "To thine own self be true." Socrates. "The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates. That about sums me up, but of course is an ongoing attempt which I do not expect to fully realize, even if maybe such as Socrates and Jung did in their last moments.

Ulyanovsk (Simbirsk)

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Originally posted on Russian Universe:
Volga river. Ulyanovsk (Simbirsk). These are some of the photos & videos I took yesterday in Ulyanovsk (former Simbirsk). It was -23 °C (-27 °C in the evening). ❄❄❄

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Justifying Aggression With Democracy

Originally posted on SLAVYANGRAD.org:
Author: Brad Blankenship The author works with Al Masdar News. Throughout the history of colonialism, many policies were enunciated by foreign powers in colonial territories with the pretence of a civilizing mission (such as the so-called…

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Moscow in January

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Syria Is Not Russia’s Viet Nam

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Author: Paul Antonopoulos Paul Antonopoulos is currently a Candidate for an MA Degree, writing his dissertation on the Saudi-Iranian Geopolitical Rivalry in the Syrian War and is an analyst for Al-Masdar News. You can follow him…

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Syria Is Not Russia’s Viet Nam

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S Novym Godom!

Originally posted on Russian Universe:
I woke up today. It’s sunny, cold (around – 15 °C), snowy & cloudy in Moscow. The winter has come. Finally! There was no snow & it was around +5°C (or even more) degrees recently.…

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The smell of war is in the air…

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