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Posts published in April 2008

Russian News: April 29th, 2008!

RBC, 29.04.2008, Moscow 13:47:20.Sberbank’s net profit under IFRS jumped 28.6 percent to RUB 106.5bn (approx. USD 4.51bn) in 2007 compared to the previous year, the bank indicated in its financial statement. Assets amounted to nearly RUB 4.929 trillion (approx. USD 208.86bn) as of January 1, 2008, which is 42.2 percent greater than the previous showing as of January 1, 2007.…

Russia: Ducks!

Hello, My wife found two neat songs and took some videos of ducks. I put them together & created a video. Svet likes it so much, I decided to put it on Windows To Russia. The original quality is much better and conversion to You-tube hurt the video but it still is very good. Enjoy… Music written by Peter Tchaikovsky.…

USA Has Rules On Firearms & Ammunition At The Border!

Hello, Have a read about what you have to do to cross American borders with ammunition and firearms. FirearmsThe Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) regulates and restricts firearms and ammunition; and approves all import transactions involving weapons and ammunition. If you want to import or export weapons or ammunition, you must do so through a licensed importer,…

Russia: Items To Declare At Border, Weapon, including cold steel, ammunition and explosives!

Hello, I was thinking this morning over a cup of coffee about what could Americans use for rules and regulations coming into Russia. I guess that you can use the source that I have used and crossed borders with. LINK….http://www.sheremetyevo-airport.ru/?act=part&pid=512 I am printing this to help anyone else from having to go through what Pastor Phillip Miles has gone through.…

Ukraine: Boarder Crossing Was Smooth!

Hello, We found Ukraine to be a pleasure to travel. As always the people of Ukraine are friendly and helpful if need be. I myself find Ukrainians to be a little more expressive than Russians. The border crossing at Belgorod, Russia was smooth and very fast. The last time we crossed a year ago by car, it took us hours.…

Russian News: April 22nd, 2008!

RBC, 22.04.2008, Moscow 17:59:56.Head of the Russian air force, Colonel-General Alexander Zelin, today denied any links of the Russian military aviation to the shooting-down of an unmanned aircraft in Abkhazia’s airspace. ”The Russian air force had nothing to do with it, we have absolutely no business on the territory where the incident took place,” he told journalists. RBC, 22.04.2008, Moscow…

Russia: Pastor Phillip Miles, Gets Three Years!

Hello,http://kylekeeton.com/2008/04/phillip-miles-what-will-be Looks like Russian Courts did not believe Pastor Miles either. He has been coming to Russia since before the fall of the Soviet Empire!—————————————————————A Russian court on Monday sentenced a U.S. pastor to three years in prison for illegally bringing hunting ammunition into the country. Phillip Miles was arrested in a Moscow airport in February for smuggling in a…

Russian Vacation Was A Blast!

Hello, We are back from Vacation. We have lots of beautiful pictures & interesting stories to tell. The only bad thing about the trip was that Russia is, Easy Internet non existent once you leave Moscow. The only way to have had any consistent Internet would be to have used GPRS with a sim card for your laptop. Dmitri Minaev…

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