Category Archives: Russia

England is a tiny island.

When playing in the big leagues, you must expect the ‘big dogs’ to bark back at you. But, England was not expecting the Russians to call them a little island.  And they should be right. England is a tiny island. … Continue reading

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Again? Why all the anger?

Friends, What is going on in America? “We are going to hell in a hand basket.” To borrow upon a cliché. Tonight, my Russian friends and I discussed the rapidly failing American family. I described Russia as an anglo-Mexico. That … Continue reading

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Originally posted on altrunomics:
The expected. My current home of Yaroslavl is part of Russia’s Golden Ring, a cluster of beautiful and ancient towns that remain a point of pride for Russians.  Just two years ago, Yaroslavl celebrated its 1,000th…

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