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Rouble rouble, your rate is a mess.

Russia’s economy is verging on the edge of collapse.

The rouble rate – that is to say, how many roubles each pound is worth – has quickly become a hot topic of conversation. 227 more words



With the temperatures once again dropping into minus double digits, and the necessity of a daily thermal layer rapidly becoming a reality of Russian life, it should come as little surprise that the Которосль (Kotorosl’), the smaller of Yaroslavl’s two rivers, has been transformed into a glistening mirror of solid ice. 312 more words


A New Journey (02/11/14)

My new journey was spent in the company of my friend Christina. We left the hotel in Moscow at about 5:30 p.m. because our train was supposed to leave at 7:05 p.m. 698 more words