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Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

CIA and State Department veterans: on protests, Trump’s chances for re-election and Russian intervention

Mass protests in the United States, caused by the death of African-American George Floyd, had real reasons, however, both local radicals and Moscow will try to maximize their use in their interests. Most American security experts from among the former military, ...

Monument Fall in the USA: why protesters demand the demolition of historical monuments

The monument to the 26th US President Theodore Roosevelt was the last "victim" of the movement for the demolition of monuments that symbolize colonial expansion and racial discrimination. The Museum of Natural History in New York decided to demolish a bronze sculpture depicting Roosevelt on a horse, and next to it walking afro and indigenous ...

Alexander Loev

Guide to New York and America

What is it like a real Brighton Beach: a dream district within a huge metropolis

It is extremely interesting to read reviews of Russian tourists about Brighton Beach. Without a doubt, almost none of them even guesses what a spectacle actually opens before them. Most importantly, they are completely unaware that they are dealing not with marvelous exoticism, but rather, with ...

Tatyana Vorozhko

Journalist of the Ukrainian Voice of America Service

Personal experience: in the USA, even a dog can be put under house arrest

One of the arguments of supporters of the idea of ​​disbanding or reducing funding for the police, which is now being actively discussed in American society, is that law enforcement officers perform many functions in communities. In an article in the Washington Post, Georgetown University Law Professor Christie is a fan of the idea ...

Why Americans, unlike Russians, do not leave housing for children as an inheritance

“My parents sell the house, they lived 25 years there ... They don’t want to buy a new one, they will rent it. They plan to live in New York, where my brother moved. Then to Hawaii, where they spent a honeymoon. Well, then to the state that I choose for life, ...

Situations when it is absolutely necessary to hire an immigration lawyer

Immigration law is one of the most difficult areas of law in the United States. In addition to professionalism and knowledge, a lawyer working in this industry needs to be able to quickly respond to changes in the situation in the applicant’s life, as well as to legislative innovations that appear almost ...

'Impossible to ignore': how in the USA my own phone scared me

I’m having dinner, reaching for a plate of salad ... Suddenly, my phone begins to literally howl like a siren. For the first time I hear such a tearing ear sound. I grab the mobile right there. The screen blinks: ALERT, alarm! In the hands of the howling siren is even unbearable. I open - and there is a message about ...

How not to look for work in the USA: advice from a Russian-speaking immigrant

Many people face employment problems. Let me show you an example of how a very canonical recruitment process in the USA looks like. Once upon a time there were two sisters - Pelagia and Glasha. Both dreamed of working for the beautiful Google company. ⠀ Pelagia was a straightforward girl, so she went to the site ...

'She went out for bread - got to protest': how a Russian-speaking immigrant witnessed the riots

At 14:00 I went out for bread, tomatoes and cheese. We have introduced a curfew - from 18:00 to 06:00 you need to be at home. The police can detain for violation of this rule, which is completely legal. Next - from the first person. I didn’t leave the house ...

Tatyana Vorozhko

Journalist of the Ukrainian Voice of America Service

Quarantine, we will miss: what good did self-isolation give us

No doubt: the coronavirus pandemic is a huge tragedy. According to official figures alone, more than 350 people have died; the number of SARS-CoV-000 infected people is approaching 2 people. It is expected that economic indicators in the world will decline by 6% per month, global trade ...

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