June 21, the 118th day of the war, the day of the summer equinox

The longest day and the shortest night. The beginning of summer.

Tomsk

Daniel says that if we lived in Fairhaven, we would celebrate with a bonfire by the ocean.

But we live in New Bedford, our house is in a relatively good neighborhood, but not on the ocean. There will be no bonfire tonight, and tomorrow is work.

Anyway, I don’t like summer.

Siberians can “throw slippers at me”*, and they will be right. Just like me. To each his own.

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Tomsk, January news

New Bedford is getting ready for the snow storm Kenan. Tomsk has just celebrated Tatiana’s day. And other news.

About covid-19…
My sister Tatiana and I.

During the day (January 27), 421 residents of the Tomsk region were infected with a new coronavirus infection; 3 people died. 

Governor Sergey Zhvachkin urged residents to vaccinate and strictly follow the requirements of epidemiologists, and instructed law enforcement agencies to reinforce control over this. The governor also recalled the ban on holding mass events.

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Tomsk news, April, 2021

 The ice drift began, the Water Utility turned off the water supply.

2013

Every year in April, Tomsk residents expect the most spectacular natural phenomenon – an ice drift on the Tom river. The ice drift brings people to the embankment and the cold weather to the region.

As well as flooding of some villages located close to the river.

The townspeople love to watch the ice movement and come to the shore with their families. Some climb on the ice hummocks.

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Frost is not a hindrance to the rally

… or what does natural gas have in common with an unauthorized rally?

Russian winter

“I’m glad you have a wood-burning stove at home, because the news said that America has a problem with natural gas, ” my sister told me on Viber.

Sisters, they are such sisters.

But she made me really interested in the news. As soon as I got home I turned on YouTube*.

The main topic of the Russian media was the protest marches against the arrest of Alexei Navalny**.

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