- Beginning in August, I’ll be trying something different with scheduling my posts. Instead of publishing posts haphazardly, I plan to introduce a regular schedule, whereby reviews will go up on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays with the Reading on Russia Roundups remaining in their usual Saturday time slot. Longer non-review posts will also appear M/W/F and I’ll try to cut down on the number of shorter and/or pointless posts.
- Real-world update: I finally got the chance to watch Winter on Fire, a documentary film about the Maidan protests. I didn’t like it – too simplistic and saccharine. Maybe someday someone will make a balanced film about the Maidan.
- Reviews…in Russian? I might try to write one this summer; it would make for good practice.
- Real-world update: I was informed this morning that my blog has lost its handshakeability. I didn’t know it had any to begin with. When did Russia Reviewed lose it? Was it when I gibed Gessen? When I knocked Khodorkovsky?
- I’ve created a new blog – Desultory Glory. It will be very different from this blog: instead of being about Russia, it will be a far less serious experimental site for my writing, poetry, art, creative business, etc. It’ll be updated less frequently than Russia Reviewed and address no set subject. You’re welcome to check Desultory Glory out if you think you might be interested, but be forewarned – my writing can get strange.