Tag Archives: russia

Move to Canada: IT-related nightmares

Do you recognize this man? This is your bank clerk when you ask him to enter something in their system and the system doesn’t accept it 🙂 The first challenge was to update my personal information with a Russian bank. … Continue reading

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Money transfer: From Russia to Canada

Any complex system starts behaving unexpectedly when you ask it to do what 99.9% of people never ask it to do. It is just the law of this world and it is true for social systems as well as for … Continue reading

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Liability insurance in Russia: a Hotel California for insurance companies

Can you imagine a company which actively tries to minimise number of clients buying its product or service? Before I read this article today, I thought such company cannot exist in this world. However, every passing day is a learning … Continue reading

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Why Alexei Navalny is a good journalist

There is an interesting guy in Russia, Alexei Navalny who has become widely known a couple of years ago for his anti-corruption investigations and his active political position that led him to a number of arrests. Alexei calls himself a … Continue reading

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Shit is creeping up: government blocks Ukrainian IT portal

As I have already written at Internet Privacy Level 2 for cheap in December, that Internet is getting an increasingly creepy place and you’d be better to start doing something about it. I wrote quite a paranoid piece in January, 2014 … Continue reading

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Where the Russia has probably arrived to

With all this Ukrainian mess up we have heard many times about ‘fascists’ running wild in Ukraine. The problem is… We’re not getting told about what the fascism really is. And if you really dig to educate yourself, fascism is … Continue reading

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A tiny little problem with Russian liberals

I haven’t been writing for a while partly because of a lack of writing inspiration, partly because of a busy schedule. Hope you, my reader, are doing well. I have something to say today. Before we go to a problem … Continue reading

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