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Day 21: China Railway from Moscow to Beijing (Trans-Siberian Day 3)

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


40.1 “No Thought Trials in the USSR”

No 40 : 20 May 1976

Statement by Tatiana Khodorovich

At trials in Odessa, Moscow, Omsk and Vilnius, people have again been prosecuted and found guilty of thoughts they have expressed – and even thoughts they have not expressed. 845 more words

Judicial Repression

How many cities with over 1 Mio people are in Russia?

Dear readers,

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


Отличная погода

Вот примерно так выглядит замечательная и комфотная погода которая за все лето будет наблюдаться всего несколько раз, и не более 7-10 дней.


Beyond the Urals

After clonking away on a 22 hour train ride from Moscow, I finally found myself in Siberia. In the end, the landscape here is not as exotic as one might expect. 1,209 more words


Out and About in Omsk

Omsk was full of pleasant surprises outside of the conference. For one, I had a little apartment all to myself. It was owned by the university, so that’s where they offered to put me up. 628 more words

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Novosibirsk to Omsk

After a physically tiring but emotionally energizing stay in Novosibirsk, it was time to head to Omsk for a conference at Dostoyevski Omsk State University. I’d heard mixed reviews about Omsk, but it was kind of a moot point now that I was en route. 924 more words

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