Congratulating everyone with May 9 Victory Day, celebrating Soviet defeat of the invading Nazi hordes. There will be much coverage of the big parade in Moscow and the Immortal Host marches. 466 more words
Last weekend I got a ticket from a friend to watch the local hockey team, Barys, play in the giant arena near the university campus. She picked me up at a nearby mall and we met another one of her friends at the arena for the game. 142 more words
And I’m back in Asia! I probably crossed the border from Europe to Asia at the exact midpoint of my 40-day trip.
This morning, I opted to try the cheaper a la carte items on the menu instead of ordering the breakfast set. 292 more words
maybe you thought about, maybe not: how many cities with over 1 Mio people does Russia actually have?
I actually thought about the topic before I started to investigate and to read about it and the first obvious two were Moscow and St.Petersburg, but there are several more, of which some are a surprise to me! 61 more words