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Posts published in November 2007

Russia: News That Is Hot!

News: Nobel Prize medal November 22, 2007, 16:35 Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The Centre for Alternative Energy in Zurich has chosen Putin for his alternative fuel initiatives in Russia. The Swiss organisation’s main goal is to prevent future wars over oil. The centre proposed Putin for…

Russia: Sochi Olympics 2014!

Hello, I was drinking my morning cup of coffee & thinking about the Sochi Olympics. So I put together a post about Sochi Olympics.. Here is what is going on…..1. A video of the theme song for the Sochi Olympics. 2. Wallpapers for your computer desktop..======================================3. A statement from the Official Sochi Olympic website… http://sochi2014.com/ (link to the official site)…

Russia: Just Walking The Dog!

Hello, I was walking the dog for the second time today. As the dog and I were walking we stopped and watched the grounds keepers. They were trying to fill the ice skating rink with water, by a fire hose! Yes I said trying!!!! Like everything in life, things always go wrong. The dog and I stood there watching the…

Russia: The Days Are Getting Shorter!

Hello, I was drinking my second cup of coffee & thinking about how short the days are this time of the year. Sunrise at 8:14 amSunset at 4:15 pm They will get much shorter.( it is just half way through November) Called the Winter Solstice (meaning) Sun set still in winter! (around the 22nd of December) In Moscow we will…

Russia: Sochi Olympics!

Russia has 30 months to prepare for Olympics Russia does not have that much time left to build Olympic facilities in Sochi. The games are more than four years away, but Russia has only 30 months to complete construction. Jean-Claude Killy, President of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2014 Winter Games, said slightly over 4 years remained before the…

Russian News: November 20th, 2007

Hello, RBC, 20.11.2007, Moscow 12:10:14.An hour and a half into today’s special dollar trading session for tomorrow deals, the weighted average exchange rate stood at 24.43 RUR/USD. The official rate for November 21 can therefore be revised RUR0.07 lower. Combined with yesterday’s RUR0.02 drop, the dollar has lost RUR0.09, or almost 0.4 percent against the ruble in two days. The…

Russia: Secret Cities!

I was drinking my morning cup of coffee and thinking about an article that I read. I am going to share this article with you. The article is about the secret cities of Russia. There are still cities in Russia that, (I) being an American can not get into. (Unless given permission.) So when we travel we just try to…

Russia: Leaner and Meaner Army!

Russia’s Army to Be “Leaner but Meaner” – Chief of Staff http://mnweekly.rian.ru/national/20071115/55289883.html 15/11/2007 MOSCOW (RIA Novosti, Russia Today) – Yuri Baluyevsky, the chief of Russia’s general staff said a moratorium on Russia’s Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty obligations will take effect on December 12. “There will be no changes to Russia’s position: The law will come into force…

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