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Posts published in February 2010

Russia’s New S-400 Anti Aircraft Missile Systems is on the Job!

I have waited for this to be announced! If you are like me and like Big Military Toys then this video is for you. My past draws my interest to weapons such as this form and style because I go back into the Lance Missile era! I trained on that weapon! I remember how excited the Military was that the…

Snow and Ice Removal in Russia!

Above – Three days have gotten this far… Above – Nice looking yucky ice to place near the playground… Above – Hard at work… The last few days I have been watching how they are cleaning the streets in our complex! I have watched all winter but they have changed their tactics now…Now they are chopping the ice and hauling…

NATO Says: Russia You Can Not do That – But Russia Did!

Looks like the NATO visit and hoopla last week did not make much of an impression with Russia: NATO doesn’t recognize agreement on deployment of Russian military bases in Abkhazia, said Carmen Romero, NATO representative. NATO calls on Russia to withdraw its armed forces at the positions they used to stay in up to August 7th 2008, and let foreign…

Thumbing Their Nose at Russia: Nabucco Pipeline!

You have to laugh at a group of political individuals that “want something so bad” that they will include the very one’s who they are thumbing their nose at! The Nabucco Pipeline: Intended to ease Europe’s dependence on Russian gas, the US and EU-backed project has been stymied over finances and the need to find reliable suppliers. In January of…

Video: Moscow Metro, New Stations Myakinino, Volokolamskaya, Mitino at Opening Day!

A good reader gave me a link on Facebook to this video about: Moscow metro, new stations Myakinino, Volokolamskaya, Mitino at opening day. Московское метро, станции Мякинино, Волоколамская, Митино в день открытия! Svet and I have not been to these stations yet and looks like we need to go. This video shows a good look at Russian people checking out…

News Conference following Russian-Abkhazian Summit!

PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA DMITRY MEDVEDEV: Mr President, colleagues, media representatives, The official part of the President of Abkhazia’s visit to Russia is over. It might sound like a commonplace thing to say, but this visit really does mark a new milestone in Russian-Abkhazian relations. The documents we have just signed are evidence. There are a number of them and they…

Abkhazia and Russia Have Lots of Plans!

How about some information that has Georgia very upset and pouting: ITAR-TASS: MOSCOW, February 17 – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has expressed confidence that Abkhazia’s cooperation with Russia on the international scene will contribute to recognition of the republic’s independence in the world. “We will develop cooperation on the international scene, including that within the framework of the Geneva discussions.…

Svetlana Smiles and says, "Spring is in the Air!"

I like it when readers send me articles and I have decided to do at least once a week a post on an article that someone sends me a link on… Today I had a good chuckle at a New York Times article that was sent to me by e-mail. This article is called: Washington Shivers, Moscow Laughs! The New…

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