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HOLIDAY TOMORROW!

Tue Feb 23, 1999 1:24 am

Tomorrow is the 23rd of February.

It is a very important holiday in Russia.
I am going to wear my uniform and celebrate.

What is the holiday?


Leha? pomnish', che 23 Fevralya, a?
 
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URAAA!!!!!

Tue Feb 23, 1999 2:57 am

Yeah Stas and Guys,

Tomorrow is a very special day to all Russian people (men, predominantly). The 23th of February is the Russian ARMY DAY. All military objects: divisions, air-bases, shipyards, space stations, etc. are going to celebrate this day.

According to tradition, there will probably be some military aircraft displays over big cities. Moscow may even see tanks, missile-carriers and soldiers marching through the Red Square, in the center of Moscow (or was that only for 9th May, Stas?).

Stas, you gonna wear your uniform - KEWL. I wish I had one, a pilot one... :). But I can say definitely that all the Russian students I know here are gonna celebrate this holiday. Mozhno predstavit' - "Hm-hm, a seichas tost za nashy ARMIUUUU!". (Heh, a kak priziv, tak vse kto guda... :-) ).

SLYJY SOVETSKOMY SOUZY!

P.S. Sorry everyone to whom this doesn't apply, it really wasn't meant to "flood" the forum or anything. Have a good one... :)
 
antonov
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Russian language

Tue Feb 23, 1999 3:06 am

I do not think that writing in Russian language is making the Russians popular in this forum. Promoting their army day neither !!
Or is there another cold war coming up perhaps ?
Danny C
PS: What if everybody starts writing in their own language ??
 
Guest

RE: Russian language

Tue Feb 23, 1999 4:37 am

No, no... who mentioned the Cold War? Nobody. We've had enough of that and I beleive nobody wants it to return.

Neither did we intend to make ourselves "popular" by speaking Russian. I hope most of the forum underststand that.

While we're here, in US or UK or any other country, we're constantly being exposed to local national celebrations and I think that's not a bad thing. I mean, you know more about people, share their joy and stuff...

Besides, the more celebrations the better :).

P.S. There's no point in starting to write in different languages, as it vanishes all the purpose of a forum/msg board or similar. But sometimes there're little words/phrases that contain meaning only in the original language, that's only why you saw some Russian sentences there...


 
Guest

RE: Russian language

Tue Feb 23, 1999 4:37 am

No, no... who mentioned the Cold War? Nobody. We've had enough of that and I beleive nobody wants it to return.

Neither did we intend to make ourselves "popular" by speaking Russian. I hope most of the forum underststand that.

While we're here, in US or UK or any other country, we're constantly being exposed to local national celebrations and I think that's not a bad thing. I mean, you know more about people, share their joy and stuff...

Besides, the more celebrations the better :).

P.S. There's no point in starting to write in different languages, as it vanishes all the purpose of a forum/msg board or similar. But sometimes there're little words/phrases that contain meaning only in the original language, that's only why you saw some Russian sentences there...


 
mirage
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RE: Russian language

Tue Feb 23, 1999 5:42 am

I understand A1ex and I don't see any problem. I've made the same with 767-300ER. He's from Brasil and I've said to him only "Hi, thanks for your email, best regards" in portuguese.
Ofcourse the main idea of the post was other and it was written in english (inspite my english is not the best:)
 
Guest

RE: Antonov

Tue Feb 23, 1999 8:29 am

It is nice to now about other countries and tradition. Think if it was not for Russia Vodka would not be as popular and I think you need a drink to calm down as that was no big deal what they were doing.
Iain
 
antonov
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Wodka

Tue Feb 23, 1999 9:41 am

Maybe I do need a drink !
And please do not get me wrong, I am the first person to defend the Russians. I just thought that this forum was not the place to display traditions. But I must be wrong. Sorry
 
Guest

hrenovoe nachalo.

Tue Feb 23, 1999 11:24 pm

read the post: USSR vs. USA or something like that.

people here need to read books at least before making statements!


prekrasnoe nachalo dnya, blin!
 
Guest

RE: hrenovoe nachalo.

Tue Feb 23, 1999 11:25 pm

navral:

TU-204 vs. B757 (Russians stupid ?)

these posts. 2 before bottom.
 
antonov
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RE: hrenovoe nachalo.

Wed Feb 24, 1999 3:10 am

Is dat nu bijna gedaan met al jouw Russisch gebrabbel !!!

You started it

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