Monthly Archives: August 2009

Nikita Khrushchev Brought Corn to the USSR!

Today I found out something new. I never heard about this tidbit of information. Watch this video and see what I mean… In 1959 Nikita Khrushchev came to America and discovered corn on the cob! Did Nikita Khrushchev succeed at his corn plantings? Sorta…. Windows to Russia!

Russian News From Russia: August 28th, 2009!

LUKoil’s U.S. GAAP net profit down 50% to $3.36 bln in 1H09:Russia’s largest independent oil company LUKoil announced on Friday a 50% year-on-year drop in its U.S. GAAP net profit in the first half of 2009 to $3.362 billion. IMF to allocate 195 million euros to Latvia:The International Monetary Fund has given Latvia another 195 […]

Russia Mourns: Sergei Mikhalkov has passed away at 96 years old!

The legendary Soviet-era children writer and poet Sergei Mikhalkov, who penned the lyrics to the Soviet and modern Russian national anthems, died on Thursday at the age of 96. “He died of old age – he simply fell asleep,” his grandson, Russian film producer Yegor Konchalovsky, said. Yegor Konchalovsky also said the funeral would most […]