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С Новым годом! | Happy New Year! | З Новим роком! 1

С Новым годом! | Happy New Year! | З Новим роком!

Еще один год пришел к концу. Желаю всем счастливого нового года. Пусть 2020 год принесет вам счастье. Another year has come to its end. I wish you all a happy new year. May 2020 bring you happiness. Ще один рік добігає кінця. Щасливого Нового року всім. Нехай 2020…
Song of the week: Mordechai Shapiro - One In a Million 2

Song of the week: Mordechai Shapiro – One In a Million

Yes, this song’s music video was released minutes ago, and here it is as song of the week. Yes, song of the week, as temporarily the song of the day has become song of the week. I shouldn’t be in a need to explain this, as the holidays…
Happy Holidays Everyone 3

Happy Holidays Everyone

To all the lovely people who have read my blog this year and interacted with me and my profiles on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and any other place online: Thank you!That includes any hater, as you all keep my going. A hater is eventually a blessing as well,…
Recommended good causes - Ukraine 4

Recommended good causes – Ukraine

If there’s 1 thing most people know about me, it’s my dedicated support towards charities. In light of this, I eventually added a list of recommended charities to the top menu here on my blog, not just nationally here in Ukraine, but even internationally, including in the country…
Chrismukkah - An interfaith event, or maybe not? 5

Chrismukkah – An interfaith event, or maybe not?

This year, (Western) Christmas (25 December – 6 January) and Hanukkah (22 December – 30 December) collide again.It’s not as bad as it’s going to be in 2024, but okay…(Eastern Christians celebrate Christmas from 7 January to 19 January, hence the “Western”.) Now, personally, I don’t officially celebrate…
Song Translation: Yes-R ft. Chantal Janzen - Vecht Mee 6

Song Translation: Yes-R ft. Chantal Janzen – Vecht Mee

Foreword This song was made 12 years ago in support of the Dutch Fight Cancer Foundation. And after all those years, there is still no English translation to be found anywhere. And that hasn’t gone by unnoticed. Hence I received the request to do this translation.This was instantly…
A Day In The Life Of An Orphan | Один день из жизни сироты 7

A Day In The Life Of An Orphan | Один день из жизни сироты

Foreword This translation was requested, even though I possibly would have ended up translating the video someday, based on the subject. The video is by the Russian “Arithmetics of Kindness” Foundation. And it follows a regular day in life of Nikita, a boy who lives/lived in the Moscow-based…
Song Translation: Индиго - Просто открой свои глаза 8

Song Translation: Индиго – Просто открой свои глаза

Foreword This song was specially made for children’s day. There’s hardly anything I can say beside of that. Only that I want to thank GoTranscript for sponsoring this translation. Although I really love translating, it is not my main activity in life. And without the support of others,…
Song Translation: GOST - Детдом 9

Song Translation: GOST – Детдом

Foreword This translation is based on a request I received. However, I will not deny that I took this request without hesitation.For full reflectiveness of the intended meaning of the lyrics, the original author was contacted before publishing, and quite some parts of the translation were edited accordingly…
Song Translation: Александр Буйнов - Ранняя Зима 10

Song Translation: Александр Буйнов – Ранняя Зима

Foreword Been a while since my latest translation, but here you go. Subtitled music video English translation My emotions are without words.My palms are holding your hand.And my late love is leading me to the beginning. Don’t speak, why any words? We believed and waited. And my feelings,…
Song Translation: Индиго - Ангел мой 11

Song Translation: Индиго – Ангел мой

Foreword For personal reasons, instead of releasing a new translation today, I will instead do so Sunday. However, I’m not leaving you without something. Below is the improved version of the translation I did back in 2016 of the song “Ангел мой”(My angel) by the Omsk-based children’s group…
The unjustified hatred towards Poland by Israel and its supporters 12

The unjustified hatred towards Poland by Israel and its supporters

About a year ago, I shared the following video on my Twitter timeline: It’s a video by the Polish-South African Stefan Tompson, whom probably is best identified as a seeker of truth, exposing the facts that people don’t want to face. Including me actually, as he is known…
Song Translation: MajorVoice - Eisblumen (Eisblume Classical Cover) 13

Song Translation: MajorVoice – Eisblumen (Eisblume Classical Cover)

Foreword My translation’s choice of words reflects the official English version of this song as close as it’s possible. Hence, for example, the usage of specifically “ice flowers”. With special thanks to NoCut Entertainment and Universal Music Group. Subtitled music video Translated lyrics The day flees hastily out…
Song Translation: Sotiria - Ein Licht für dich 14

Song Translation: Sotiria – Ein Licht für dich

Foreword Sotiria Schenk, known under the artist name of Sotiria, the previous singer of the German band Eisblume. A singer, and a previous band, that have taken importance in my life, but also on my blog. After all, I have previously shared several of the band’s songs with…
The care of orphans in Russia and Ukraine

Orphans and their problems in Ukraine and Russia [2018 version]

The problem for orphans in Ukraine and Russia When you hear Ukraine and Russia in 1 sentence, it is most often about the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine and how either Ukraine or Russia is bad.While this happens, there are very few who dare to notice the impact…
Мы только усложняем собственные жизни 15

Мы только усложняем собственные жизни

This post was originally published in the English language. Политика, политика, политика… Вам она не надоела? Пожалуйста, не поймите меня неправильно, политика важна в жизни, но тот факт, что около 100% мира не имеет об этом понятия, раздражает меня … Политика – работа по содержанию территорий, таких как…
We took away our own livelihood 16

We took away our own livelihood

[Этот пост также доступен на русском языке.] Politics, politics, politics. Are you not getting bored by them? Please, don’t get me wrong, politics are important in life, but the fact that close to 100% of the world has no clue annoys me. Politics, the job of running an…