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Visa Vagarities – visiting Russia

by Geneva Observer   Unfortunately I am not one of the lucky few whose mother dropped them on a favored part of the planet blessed with visa free travel to Russia. The two states that makes claim to me have not yet found it in their interest to go forth and negotiate anything but the most annoying terms to visit. I can choose which passport I go with to the

GONE TO HELL Paris – October 3rd, 2016

GONE TO HELL Paris – October 3rd, 2016 When good Americans die, they go to Paris.  said Oscar Wilde. Paris is also the place where good Africans and Arabs come to survive after good Americans and French destroyed their countries, their way of life, their healthcare and education systems, their governments, their homes, roads and water supplies. In Russia it’s called Ukrainization of Europe. It’s an old  tried-and-true method to

Crimean Kerch Strait bridge construction new Videos

Crimean Kerch Strait bridge construction at dusk The Kerch bridge construction side on Kerch side   Мы строим Мост, a promo video   Virtual tour of Crimean Bridge presented at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum It says that the trip takes about ten minutes. During the trip a virtual helicopter flies over the Kerch Strait to Kerch and back. It also explains how to operate this virtual helicopter. Principle of

Kolomna near Moscow home of ancient monasteries, churches, giant dogs, and movies, by Scott

Kolomna is an ancient city of Moscow Oblast, Russia, situated at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka Rivers, 114 kilometers southeast of Moscow. More than 70 movies were made in Kolomna, because of its absolutely unique preserved medieval atmosphere. Kolomna Air Balloon ride April 2016 Kolomna is famous for its Bobrenev monastery, founded at 1381. Nikola Gostiny’s church (Nikolskaya) was founded in 1530. Monument to Dmitry Donskoy in front

Ufa one of three biggest cities of Ural Region Russia

Top 6 Natural wonders of the Ural Mountains From the Jasper Mountains all the way to the ancient religious villages and sacred cities made out of stone, there are many attractions in the Ural region, which will capture the imagination no less than the famous Dyatlov Pass   Ufa Beauty of Ural Mountains   Ufa Ural   Ufa new development   Open air concert of classic music Youth Symphonic orchestra

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk town on Sakhalin Russian island in the North Pacific Ocean

We shall continue our video travel across Russia Previous posts Sakhalin is a large Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is a city and the administrative center of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia. It was called Vladimirovka from 1882 to 1905, then Toyohara from 1905 to 1946. Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk  Airial view   Mountain skiing in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 2016   Corporate video of Silver Wood development   April  19th, 2016 people rescued four killer whale trapped in ice near Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Russian port Sevastopol in Crimea

Sevastopol was founded by an order of the Empress Catherine II of Russia who founded port Sevastopol in 1783 near the Greek settlement Hersoness, that was founded in 529 A.D. In time of Byzantine empire, the town’s name was Herson, or Korsun as Russians called it. The frigate “Ostorojniy” “Vigilant” was sent to find a place for a port. It’s commander the Captain of II rank Ivan Bersenev sailed around