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Cheltenham Russian events update

Russian-speaking meet-ups

All Russian speakers are welcome to join us at the pub for an informal chat in Russian. We will be brainstorming social events we could organise in Cheltenham for those interested in Russian culture and/or language. 227 more words

Sochi Olympics - An Opportunity for Peace? (Feb 2014)

This article dates from February 2014 and was originally published on Huffington Post https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/larisa-sotieva/sochi-olympics_b_4745560.html

The Sochi Olympic Games are taking place in a region of tightly interwoven conflicts, the roots of which lie as much in contemporary military, political and social upheaval and the post-soviet geo-politics as in historical events and their various interpretations among different Russian and Caucasian populations… 980 more words

A Trip to Sochi

Sochi

At the midway point of the semester, RLASP Russia students from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Vladimir traveled to Sochi by train for a week-long stay in the resort town. 494 more words

Advanced Russian Language And Area Studies Program

Sochi, Sochi, Sochi!

Sochi, Sochi, Sochi! So warm and tropical it felt more like a Florida vacation than a city in Russia. Strangely, the part of Sochi that has stayed with me the most isn’t the weather or the sea or our adventurous mountain hike, but the tea plantation we visited. 465 more words

Advanced Russian Language And Area Studies Program

The Value of Conversation

This past week in Saint Petersburg has marked the half-way point of my semester with the program. Before I got here, I hardly knew anything about the city. 678 more words

Advanced Russian Language And Area Studies Program

My Sochi Adventure

Train trip

On October 9, we traveled to Sochi by train. We were on the train for 24 hours. Previously, my longest train trip was four hours to Saint Petersburg, Russia. 812 more words

Advanced Russian Language And Area Studies Program

WADA’s ruling on Russia could prove chaotic for Daniel Kvyat and Sochi

Yesterday, the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) instigated a four year ban on Russian athletes from international events, and the hosting of international competition on Russian soil. 200 more words

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