German-Russian political scientist Matthias Penkin about his impressions of Russia, the risk about speaking up, Putins speech on May 9th and the importance of staying in contact with the civil society of Russia.
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My first impressions about a mysterious country: China.
Meeting his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in McLeodganj, India, was truly a soul-stirring experience.
Let us now return to the original notion of the purpose in life as an individual's search for a more meaningful existence.
Julia's passion for knitting toys brings joy to people ordering them, newborns, kids in a hospice - and to her nine-year-old son.
The risk of developing health problems as a result of obesity can definitely be avoided. Here's my approach.
Humanitarian intervention has devastating results for the countries affected. The main reason is the existing international order.
After my return from Kopan Monastery, I made mistakes and slipped back into my old ways. And this is not easy to accept!
The one thing which every individual should do is to try to identify where hunger arises: in the stomach or in the mind.
When karma kicked me, I realised how valuable time is. Just switch off and walk away - like in a romantic affair that's gone sour.
I was ready. I had the book and everything was well-described in it. So I wrote my cheque towards the bank of the Universe.
Read about my main reasons why I joined the NGO and why I believe drug education at schools is of utmost importance.