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A Wears War Movie Review: Mission To Moscow: The Film Everybody Thought Was Crap.

I have no idea why Mr Wear deems fit to post a review of a film very few people have  actually seen. The film “Mission to Moscow” was simply one of many propaganda films coming out of Hollywood in the Second World War. 514 more words

Revisionist History

How to survive in Moscow without sunshine

Imagine only getting six minutes of sunshine in a whole month – sounds pretty depressing, doesn’t it?

Well, if you live in the Russian capital you don’t have to imagine it – that’s exactly what happened. 898 more words


Vladimir Putin stripped down and dunked himself in freezing water to mark Orthodox Christian Epiphany

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin stripped down to his trunks and dunked himself in freezing water in an Orthodox Christian ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany.
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[ARC] The Girl in the Tower (The Winternight Trilogy #2) by Katherine Arden

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Second installment of the Winternight Trilogy, The girl in the tower story begins a few months after the ending of… 253 more words


Kongkow Moscow Impulsif - part #1

Judulnya gini amat mbak? minta digaplok rame-rame ama netijen? sombong beud daaaahh. Kongkow impulsif ke Moscow.

G ada hujan, g ada angin, tiba – tiba pak bos nyamperin ke meja dan bilang kalau Thai Airlines lagi promo. 747 more words


Moscow versus Petersburg in Anna Karenina

According to Orlando Figes (Natasha’s Dance – Orlando Figes) Petersburg is for working and Moscow is for living. At least so it was in the old days before the revolution. 891 more words


'It's clear now why I was depressed': Moscow got just six minutes of sunlight in December

MOSCOW — For anyone who braves the Russian winter, overcast skies and short, dark days are a depressing reality.

But even those bleak expectations were shattered in December, when Moscow was shrouded in an unrelenting cloud cover for all but six minutes. 519 more words