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'Why I'm a Republican': Russian-speaking immigrant shared her election sympathies

Why am I a Republican? If you had asked me about this a year ago, you would have heard the answer: "Because Republicans do not give out benefits to everyone." And since I have worked all my life and achieved everything with my hard work, I support this approach: ...

Different than we imagined: what do Americans think about Ukraine

In their quest to achieve Western values, Ukrainians often underestimate their value and overlook their own advantages. However, it is worth remembering how sincere and hospitable Ukraine is, and how strong and talented its people are. This is convinced by three Americans who, having no Ukrainian ...

How to get a license to carry a weapon in the USA: the experience of a Russian-speaking immigrant

To obtain a license to carry weapons, you need to pass a special class. Today I passed it from 10:00 to 15:00. There were 8 girls in the class - from 20 to 60 years old. We studied how to properly handle weapons. Attention! IN…

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 latest “victim” of the movement to demolish monuments that symbolize colonial expansion and racial discrimination. The Museum of Natural History in New York has decided to demolish a bronze sculpture depicting Roosevelt on horseback, and next to him, walking Afro and Indigenous ...

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 actively discussed in American society, is that law enforcement performs many functions in communities. In an article in the Washington Post, a fan of the idea, Georgetown University law professor Christie ...

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

“My parents are selling the house, they lived there for 25 years… 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 their honeymoon. Well, and 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 ...

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