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  • 31 References 22 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian; learning Greek (modern), Italian
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Physicist
  • never stops...
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About Me


... imagine!


Born in Ukraine, grew up in Russia and UK, grew up some more in Zürich, now ended up in Barcelona - discovering the rough magik of physics...

Travelling and meeting new people is one of greatest pleasures this world's got to offer. I hope one day to share a pot of tea with you too, and maybe play some music together?


'There's a crack in everything -
That is how the light gets in'
- Cohen.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Ten brilliant days couchsurfing in springtime Paris - and then once again in the summertime! A wicked free-wheeling trip to Czech Republic with Oz. A dreamy and surreal Christmas trip to Catalunya with Brigi. Short hot date in Riga with Brigi: cats everywhere! One night in San-Francisco, the home of Poderosa. Greece with Ozzy: divided my life into 'before' and 'after'. Aachen, Barcelona, Zürich - so many more...

Hosting: every person was a revelation.


Music, tea, gliding, open roads, strangers, literature, girls who wear green, Paris, science, abandoned cemeteries, ellipses, languages, pretending to be Bob Dylan, postcards, proverbs, scat singing, saxophones, annoying alliterations, C# minor, looking up photos of unknown bands and trying to identify the drummer, Winnie the Pooh, rooftops...

  • cats
  • poetry
  • singing
  • chess
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • music
  • languages
  • physics

Music, Movies, and Books

Capote - 'Music for Chameleons'
Gibran - 'The Prophet'
Kundera - 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being'
Zhitinsky - 'Lost House'
Yalom - 'Love's Executioner'
De Bernieres - 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin'
Hasek - 'The adventures of good soldier Schweik'......

Beatles, Tom Waits, L. Cohen, Dylan, Akvarium, Van der Graaf Generator, Django Django, jazz, Greek folk... And I also have a terrible weakness for that Ketchup Asereje song. Yes, I know... :)

About Time, Географ глобус пропил, La vita è bella, Life of Brian, Woody Allen's creations...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've once landed my glider on a strictly closed military airfield in UK. You should have seen those guys panic when they learned I'm Russian - turns out the Cold War spirit lives on! :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I could teach you the beautiful Russian and Ukrainian languages, a bit of ukulele, Russian card games, the 'invisible gnome' joke and how to draw imperfect circles.

I'd love to learn anything that's especially close to your heart...

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