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Posts published in “Day: October 29, 2009”

Windows to Russia: The Russian Blog!

Hello, I was drinking my morning cup of coffee and thinking back to the start of Windows to Russia! It was brought on by the fact that I have well exceeded 1600 posts and really did not realize that we had. The road has been long and not always very fun… When I first started this blog I had a…

Is This the Beginning of the End of the Tale of the Arctic Sea Freighter?

As you all know I have followed this poor freighter from the beginning and now we seem to have at least a light at the end of the tunnel. It looks like the men can come home finally, that have been imprisoned (so to speak) on the vessel for a long time. Russia has lifted all restrictions on the vessel…

Russia has Stood Firm With Iran and No More Sanctions!

For a few days all you heard was positive about Russia and Iran. The sweet sticky bull came from the Western press and it did nothing but make Russia and Iran realize the folly of America. I then watched a Western press that slid into their old habits, they started to degrade Russia and Iran because Iran was not giving…

In Russia Have Tank – Who Needs Roads?

This is a great video and I wish it was in English. (The video that I found in English was terrible.) So lets watch a video about an off road race that included a few tanks. These tanks were hand built from spare parts (don’t ask what parts) and were very underpowered. They are not real tanks, not even of…

The French Auchan is Russia’s King Retailer: Can it Keep Wal-Mart at bay also!

Here in Russia the rumors of Wal-Mart breaking into the Russian market always float around. But the truth is: Russia has a fantastic retail giant called Auchan. I have been a Auchan fan since moving to Russia. It has the feel of Wal-Mart back when Sam Walton was still alive. A company that put people first… Privately held French big-box…


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.
You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. - Amelia Earhart