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Posts published in January 2010

Piss off the Big Powerful Countries Next Door with our out of Date Weapons Sale!

Lets see: A few weeks ago Russia was wondering what was Americas issue with putting Patriot Missiles in Poland and then putting them on the Russian Border… Now this week China is pissed about Obama signing the OK to sell Patriot Missiles to Taiwan. In fact even more than just missiles: The Obama administration announced the sale Friday of $6…

Russia and her Fifth Generation Fighter Plane: Sukhoi PAK FA – T-50!

When a good reader of our blog gave me a link to this fighter jet. I usually take that as a hint to post something about it. 🙂 His link was from BBC, but BBC does not let me use their videos and RIA does. In fact RIA wants you to use their videos. So without farther due… MOSCOW, January…

Russia and Nord Stream – Facts and Figures!

Facts & Figures Route: Offshore pipeline from Portovaya Bay near Vyborg, Russia to the coast of Germany near Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Constructed by Nord Stream AG Gas capacities: 55 bcm per annum (2 pipelines with 27.5 bcm capacity each) Pipeline length: 1220 km – Nord Stream is one of the longest offshore pipelines in the world Max. water depth: 210…

From Russia the World Looks Like it is Going to "Hell in a Hand Basket"!

I guess today I am fed up with the lying news in the World. I guess I am fed up with the lying governments in the world. What do I mean by that? Just look around and read some news. It will confuse you, it will piss you off, it will make you cry… Last week the news was how…

Part 2 – Ukraine Visa Trip! (January 2010)

If you follow along with this blog then you know that I am sorta an expert on getting a visa to Russia from Kiev, Ukraine. Remember I said sorta… I will again post what it takes me to get a visa in Ukraine for Russia. This visa is a same day, dual entry (2), Business visa and it is good…

Visa Trip to Ukraine for Russian Visa! (Part 1)

Looks like I made another successful visa trip to Kiev, Ukraine. The only surprise was how cold Kiev was and how bad the roads where in Kiev. I took some pictures of the streets in Kiev and they show that most streets that I encountered, where nothing but deep rutted ice trails. The ice was a good 6 to 7…

Windows to Russia: Going on a Visa Run to Ukraine!

Hello Everyone, Looks like I will be busy for the next few days on a visa run to Ukraine. So, “God willing and the creek don’t rise!” I will be back around Tuesday of next week. I will at that time have an update on visa issues and such. Thanks to all my readers and see you Tuesday… Windows to…

Russia warns against rushing to Iran sanctions | Reuters

Russia warns against rushing to Iran sanctions | Reuters: “Russia on Friday cautioned world powers against rushing toward sanctions to punish Iran for spurning a U.N.-brokered proposal to send its uranium abroad for processing.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on Tehran to work constructively to allay Western fears over its nuclear program but said world powers should take a…

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