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Murmansk - Helsinki- Bonn - Dusseldorf - Luxembourg - Zurich.
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2016 has been a weird year. A lot of wonderful things happened, but all this time I had a feeling like I could not really talk about anything important … at least not publicly. Or not at all. As if … Continue reading
I think the first time I personally noticed this polarizing trend was in 2014, shortly after Crimea annexation and definitely after the crash of the plane in Eastern Ukraine. People felt they could not stay neutral anymore, and it was … Continue reading
Astrid (or grandma Asya, as we all knew her) was born in eastern Finland in mid-20th into a large family of Swedish origin. In the beginning of 1930s, in a desperate attempt to escape the famine and post-civil war depression, … Continue reading
As soon as I got back home yesterday from my little Dusseldorf city break and inquired most recent updates on the plane crash in Ukraine, the floor in our living room was open for political debates lasting well after midnight. … Continue reading
Last week in Seattle was one of the most eye-opening and enlightening experiences ever. I am heading back home practically a converted socialist and Euro-enthusiast (I would rather live in Europe without Mr. Cameron than without the EU, positive). After … Continue reading