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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