Борис Бурда
Boris Burda
Journalist, writer, bard. Winner of the «Diamond Owl» intellectual game «What? Where? When?»

Vladimir still remains one of the most interesting and popular rulers of Rus’. Both Russia and Ukraine consider him one of the founders of their statehood – they are both right, but the current state of Russian-Ukrainian relations prevents them from agreeing with this, and in vain

Boris Burda - 20.06.2021

Sunglasses have been known for millennia, but for people of European civilization they have become fashionable relatively recently.
What scourge do you think could be used fairly well to advertise them?

Boris Burda - 19.06.2021

The historical role of the baptist of the country is very conducive to the creation of legends. Moreover, legends about the circumstances of the change of faith are usually not very convenient to refute — the victorious faith can become very angry

Boris Burda - 13.06.2021

The trains that appeared in the 19th century provided opportunities for individual travel, in the 20th century airplanes expanded it a lot … But how can a heavy suitcase be brought to these vehicles without any problems?

Boris Burda - 12.06.2021

Olexander Smakula wrote: “I often look to Kobzar to disperse my sadness… I have been wandering in foreign lands for more than forty years, but I have not forgotten my Ukraine and will never forget it”

Boris Burda - 06.06.2021

Do we remember that he is also our fellow countryman? More often than not, we just don’t know that. But listen to his songs, the links for which are here, and you will be as surprised as I was – how familiar these melodies are to us! They are with us, which means that Dassin continues to live in our memory along with his songs

Boris Burda - 30.05.2021

Nobel laureate Hermann Hesse said about him: “In my opinion, this is not only one of the few wise people living on earth today, but also a writer of a very high level, and, moreover… he has enriched world literature with a brilliant contribution – Hasidic legends”

Boris Burda - 23.05.2021

In the last article of Nikolay Fedorovich Gamaleya, who defeated plague, smallpox, typhus, and cholera, there are the following words: “The highest joy for a scientist is to realize that his works serve the interests of a person”

Boris Burda - 16.05.2021

Road accidents, especially in developed countries, are quite a prominent cause of death in statistics, a source of constant anxiety. How did the specialist who planned the bombing of Japan during World War II manage to reduce it by borrowing the idea from aviation practice?

Boris Burda - 15.05.2021

Litvak has been awarded the Legion of Merit and Bronze Star combat medals by the US Government. And that’s not all: the French awarded him the Military Cross and the Legion of Honor, and the British made him an honorary officer of the Order of the British Empire. And for his contribution to the development of cinema, Anatole Litvak was awarded a star with his name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Boris Burda - 09.05.2021

Pablo Picasso: “If we had an artist of this level of skill, we would make the whole world talk about her!”

Boris Burda - 02.05.2021

Lubomyr Romankiw: “Yes, I consider myself an American citizen and I consider myself a Canadian citizen – I have a passport. But in my soul I feel that I am Ukrainian. When I come to Ukraine, I feel that I am in my own country, where I was born, and everything is dear for me”

Boris Burda - 25.04.2021

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