[WIP] Crimean Karaites or rather Crimean Karaimites? 1

[WIP] Crimean Karaites or rather Crimean Karaimites?

[The following blog post is a work in progress and will be expanded as more information is collected and verified.] As a descendant of Crimean Karaites, I often have to face ignorant people who state that we’re Turkic, not Jewish. Beyond the fact that it’s offensive, there is…
A closer look: deinstitutionalisation of child care systems 2

A closer look: deinstitutionalisation of child care systems

When we look at campaigns like the ones of Lumos, Disability Rights International, Family For Every Child, and even my beloved ChildFund, you would suppose that institutions are basically places that shouldn’t exist at all, however, a question you may wish to have answered is how true this…

Silly News Reports – Supposedly over 80% of the Russian youth support Putin’s policies

TASS report mentioned can be found at: http://tass.com/society/958588 & http://tass.ru/obschestvo/4454250 If you like your Russian news, it is unlikely to not have noticed the broadcast saying that over 80% of Russian youth support Putin’s policies… The percentage is, however, kind of funny, as it is “over 80%” according…
Factual info about the phenomenon taking young people's lives: Blue Whale 3

Factual info about the phenomenon taking young people’s lives: Blue Whale

This message was imported from my Facebook, original post at: https://www.facebook.com/thecalmth/posts/1912608612394350?pnref=story Information verified by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Omsk region at Russia Blue Whale is a phenomenon that in the recent years has started taking lives at primarily Russia, called this way to be reflective…