A Romanov in a Pau Garden: A Glorious Last Moment in Living History

One sunny morning in Pau, one of the neighbors came to take some plants for his garden.  The elderly gentleman in the photograph on the right is Monsieur Romanov — a  descendant of the Romanov family, rulers of Russia from 1613 until the Russian Revolution in 1917.

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The Haunting of the Russian MV Lyubov Orlova Ghost Ship

I’m shamelessly addicted to all stories creepy, surreal, or unexplained. I especially love when they span over long periods of time, and that is exactly the case with the resurgence in the news about the Russian “ghost ship” MV Lyubov Orlova.

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United Stage Russian Plays Download

As President of The United Stage, one of the joys of my job is to support both foundling and professional Playwrights who wish to direct their own plays.

As an online United Stage feature, we offer any Playwright the ability to upload plays for others to read and for everyone to download new plays from Playwrights you might not yet know.

I invite you today to go to the United Stage Plays Download Site to discover the new work of some outstanding Playwrights across the world.

Our latest Playwright offering is from “Churyahin.” Churyahin is a Russian Playwright born into a military prosecutor’s family (Novosibirsk, 1955) who graduated from the Institute of Nonferrous Metals and Gold (Krasnoyarsk, 1977) and earned an approved a doctorial dissertation (Novosibirsk, 1983). Churyahin currently works as a lecturing professor in the area of mathematical modeling at the Siberian Aerospace University (Krasnoyarsk).