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Posts published in November 2007

Russian News: November 30th, 2007!

RBC, 30.11.2007, Kiev 16:53:11.Ukraine can only sign a gas contract with Russia for 2008, although the countries had previously planned to agree on the terms of supplies for the mid-term, as well, the Ukrainian President’s Deputy Chief of Staff Alexander Shlapak told journalists today. He added that the decision to stay within the current time frame had been prompted by…

Russian Art: Setting World Records For Price!

Hello, Try this for an expensive Fabergé egg. A rare pink and gold Fabergé egg, adorned with a diamond-studded cockerel and embedded clock, has broken auction records by selling for about £9m at Christie’s Auction House. The translucent egg, which had never before been seen in public, set a record for the creations of the Tsarist jeweler and became the…

Russia: Moscow City!

Hello, I was just drinking coffee & thinking about an article that I had read on Moscow City. My Wife and I have driven by the construction site many times. It is very impressive. We decided to look into what was being built. Here is what we found….. ============================================ (Link)Moscow International Business Center “Moscow City” is the future of business…

Russian News: November 27, 2007!

Hello, RBC, 27.11.2007, Moscow 11:40:13.The Russian stock market opened with no defined trend today. On MICEX, RAO UES was the only company trading in positive territory, while the rest of blue chips edged down 0.5 percent on average. The RTS index also slid at the opening. The Russian stock market has been influenced by the US stock exchanges, analysts told…

Russia: Day of Presidential Elections Approved!

Russia picks presidential vote date: The Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, has set the date for the next presidential election: March 2, 2008. The resolution was passed in accordance with Articles 81 and 102 of the Russian Constitution and Article 5 of the Federal Law “On presidential elections in the Russian Federation.” The President of the…

Russian Visa Rules are Changing Everyday!

Good article on the Visa problems:================================== November 2, 2007 Tougher Visa Rules – What They Mean Moscow News Moscow NewsNovember 1, 2007Tougher Visa Rules – What They MeanBy Anna Arutunyan Demonstrating that it is resolute in introducing immigration laws similar to those in Western countries, the Russian government recently unveiled new, tougher business visa regulations. Foreigners – particularly those living…

Russia: The Dollar is Hurting Overseas!

(Picture courtesy of columbia.edu) Hello, I was drinking my morning cup of wonderful coffee and thinking how the dollar is affecting Expats? With the dollar now worth about 20 percent less in many cases against world currencies. The weak dollar and recent tax laws are hurting many of the millions or so Americans who live out of the USA, especially…

Russia: Missiles and The New Year!

Hello, I have been writing about the missile issue since the beginning. This issue is a lot bigger problem than the world knows. Russia does not want missiles put near Her boarders with out Her having some say so and control. http://kylekeeton.com/2007/11/http://kylekeeton.com/2007/06/ Funny thing: USA really had an issue at one time about Missiles in Cuba! Should Russia Trust The…

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