Author's notes Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily


The possibility of a military clash between Russia and the United States, the 'new flu' and Zelensky's survivability: what Russian analysts predict for 2022

On the eve of Russia's talks with the United States and NATO, the Russian think tank Eurasian Strategies released a foreign policy report, International Threats 2022, with forecasts for this year. The authors of the text were experts from the Valdai Discussion Club, lecturers from MGIMO and other universities and expert platforms. The paper evaluates...


Adaptation Checklist: A Compilation of Helpful Tips for Immigrants for 2022

On the eve of Christmas and New Year's holidays, we all tend to expect miracles, pleasant gifts and unexpected joys. Forum Daily has also prepared a small gift for its readers. We tried to summarize some of the advice to immigrants that we gave in previous articles, preparing a kind of memo ...


American border guards fired at cars with illegal immigrants from Russia: why it happened and how it will affect the situation with the shelter at the border

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a statement on December 14 that a firearm incident had occurred on the US southern border. According to the ministry, this Sunday at the point of entry from Mexico San Isidro across the border on a high ...


Should Ukraine join NATO: in California, experts start a heated debate on this topic

Francis Fukuyama, an American philosopher and senior fellow at the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford University, believes that Ukraine or Georgia is unlikely to be offered NATO membership. The scientist expressed his opinion during the conference “Democracy in Ukraine in thirty ...


Understanding Americans through Films: What to See to Feel the Realities of Life in the USA

Probably, almost the entire generation of post-Soviet viewers under 40 grew up in one way or another on American films. However, being overseas, it is impossible to fully understand why certain phenomena and plots could have originated only in the United States. And on the contrary, living ...


Spy's wife: how a Soviet dissident turned out to be an involuntary ally of the most successful KGB agent in America

Former editor of the Russian Service of Radio Liberty, Oleg Tumanov, is called the "ideal spy": in Soviet times he worked at the radio station for 20 years, simultaneously transmitting information to the Soviet special services, and none of his colleagues ever suspected him. Friends and subordinates learned about the double ...


How to find a guarantor for asylum in the USA, and will he help you avoid immigration jail

For many immigrants who are unable to obtain a US visa, seeking asylum at the border is often the only hope for a happy and safe life. However, in practice, instead of entering the "immigration paradise", applicants have to spend long weeks, or even ...


How safe is life in the USA: the experience of immigrants

Officially, contrary to popular belief, the United States is not among the most peaceful and secure countries. For example, in early October, the Expert Commission of the Institute of Economics and Peace presented an updated version of the Global Peace Index 2021, which ranks 163 countries from the highest ...


Between children and work: how to be a good mother and not forget about yourself

Society increasingly demands from a modern woman to be at the same time a caring mother, a qualified employee or a successful businesswoman and, at the same time, an ideal woman. The coronavirus pandemic has further complicated this task. The incidence rate is still not declining, which leads to ...


How to avoid typical mistakes of Russian-speaking immigrants in the USA

The USA is a country of opportunities, where everyone has the opportunity to realize themselves. And yet, Russian-speaking immigrants often complain that ignorance of the unwritten code of the local culture of communication often not only interferes with adaptation, but can also significantly complicate life in a new country. ...

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