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