political analyst, Russia watcher
roots in Hungary
earlier in various cities on the stretch of land between Brussels and Shanghai
but mostly in Europe
currently based in Brooklyn, NY
Умом Россию не понять,
Аршином общим не измерить:
У ней особенная стать —
В Россию можно только верить.
Who would grasp Russia with the mind?
For her no yardstick was created:
Her soul is of a special kind,
By faith alone appreciated.
(Fyodor Tyutchev, trans. by John Dewey)
Opinions expressed here belong to me and me alone and do not reflect the view of any organisation that I am or have been involved with.
Contributions, comments and sophisticated bad language are always welcome!