Tag Archives: Russian to English Translations by Julie Deshtor

The Price of Greateness

When the Unknown appears before you in the form of an unexplained phenomenon – that is more or less normal.  However, when it manifests as a living person, do not be ashamed to express your awe.  And do something nice … Continue reading

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The White Guard Cycle (Russian Civil War)

He lived to forty. His life was cut short. There is no grain of truth in those words. He had lived through two wars, one government’s fall, Three different famines, four opposing factions, Six foreign countries and two real passions. … Continue reading

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The White Guard (Russian Civil War) Series: The sunrise disappeared…

The White Guard (Russian Civil War) Series: The sunrise disappeared… The sunrise disappeared behind the tall trees, as if perished there, And a frozen sapphire rolled into the sky overhead. Perhaps Abel did beg Cain for mercy once, But we … Continue reading

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The White Guard (Russian Civil War) Series: The tale of the fallen (The last attack)

The tale of the fallen (The last attack) I rushed into the final attack, But this time fate turned against the veteran, And besides that, the missile that fell By hillside was too much to withstand.            And besides that, … Continue reading

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The song about a fighter-pilot Vysotsky

This goes out to all the WWII vets, all the Russian and American boys engaged in armed conflicts around the globe, and all the veterans who have ever lost a friend in a war. The song about a fighter-pilot, or … Continue reading

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