Nomina

    Liberal Arts

    Since 2016, he has been a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He also came to Ukraine and performed very interestingly. Is it worth losing to neighbors in attracting such a bright name? The country of origin of his grandfather and grandmother cannot turn out to be strange and unloved for him…

    Boris Burda - 10.10.2021
    Liberal Arts

    The memory of this outstanding Ukrainian is honored enough in Ukraine, and it is wonderful! It is a pity, of course, that he did not publish his work two months earlier – maybe then he would have won the first Nobel Prize in physics. But making a great discovery is more important than fussing about priorities…

    Boris Burda - 03.10.2021
    Liberal Arts

    The day after the death of the composer Arnold Schoenberg said, “Music was for him the air he breathed, the food that nourished him, the drink that refreshed… His works were a contribution not only to American music, but also to music of the whole world”

    Boris Burda - 26.09.2021
    Liberal Arts

    She is remembered carefully and with respect. It is enough just to list the cities in which there is Zankovetska Street – Dnipro, Kiev, Kovel, Kolomyia, Lviv, Kropyvnytskyi, Nizhyn, Lutsk, Odessa, Uzhgorod, Chernivtsi, Chernigov, Uman

    Boris Burda - 19.09.2021
    Liberal Arts

    It is very important for a writer not only to be heard by his contemporaries, but also to say something meaningful to his descendants. And with this, Sholem Aleichem clearly worked out – even with the success in our times of productions and films, one can understand from his books that he is quite in demand

    Boris Burda - 12.09.2021
    Liberal Arts

    A lot speaks about Yaroslav’s outstanding political abilities – first of all, his ability, even after serious failures, to turn the tide in his favor. But there is one more piquant detail – his family affairs did not interfere with his politics at all, rather the opposite

    Boris Burda - 05.09.2021
    Liberal Arts

    Every single source – both benevolent to Yaroslav, and not so – note his cunning and prudence, so it seems that this is true. So he started the war with his father with a cunning move, seemingly not very dangerous, but clearly speaking about his intentions – he stopped sending tribute to Kiev

    Boris Burda - 29.08.2021
    Liberal Arts

    There are streets of Kandinsky in Moscow, Odessa and Kiryat Ata (Israel). In Odessa, there is a memorial plaque at 17 Deribasovskaya, where he lived, and a star on our Alley of Stars. Asteroid 2662 and a crater on Mercury are named after him. There are many more – he deserves

    Boris Burda - 22.08.2021
    Liberal Arts

    In his autobiographical book Justice, Not Vengeance, published in 1989, Wiesenthal writes: “I have always asked myself what I could do for those who did not survive. The answer that I found for myself (and which by no means must be the answer for every survivor) is: I want to be their mouthpiece, I want to keep their memory alive, so that the dead can live on in this memory”

    Boris Burda - 15.08.2021
    Liberal Arts

    The successes achieved in different sciences at the same time, as they became more complex, became less and less – later they would be called encyclopedists, or polymaths. Undoubted polymaths were Leonardo da Vinci, Roger Bacon, Mikhail Lomonosov … and someone else. And for our contemporary to simultaneously achieve results in such different sciences as geology, geochemistry, soil science, meteoritics, biogeochemistry, crystallography, philosophy, mineralogy, paleontology, radiogeology, and even founded one of them – this is a great rarity

    Boris Burda - 08.08.2021
    Liberal Arts

    Stallone’s mother was the daughter of a famous Washington lawyer and a Frenchwoman from Brittany. And here is the father and mother of the lawyer himself, Charles Leibofish and Rosa Lamlets, emigrated to the United States in 1888 from Odessa. Then many Jews swam across the ocean to break out of the Pale of Settlement

    Boris Burda - 01.08.2021
    Liberal Arts

    When they brought five-year-old Busya Goldstein to Stolyarsky, he remembered this and said later: “I immediately noticed three main advantages of Busya – wonderful fingers, excellent hearing and an excellent sense of rhythm.”

    Boris Burda - 25.07.2021

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