Monthly Archives: July 2010

About Russia – Tidbits of information about Moscow!

Did you know that Moscow celebrated its 862nd birthday on September 5-6 2009? Did you know that 66 percent of Russians, think of Moscow residents as a separate category of Russian people? They imagine a Muscovite as a person having a good job, a high income, and fine business qualities. However, when speaking about personal […]

Unsanctioned March of Dissent Rally in Moscow…

An estimated 200 protesters turned out for the rally in downtown Moscow with 35 hauled away in police vehicles. But that number of protesters paled in comparison to the some 300 reporters who were on hand to cover the event… Lets get this straight – more reporters than protesters… Hummmmm… Windows to Russia! Russian police […]

Sochi 2014: Costing Russia 81 Billion Rubles! (So Far)

Hello, Russia is going to spend a little money in the next few years. Putin promised that Sochi would be ready and the money is starting to flow! 04/02/2008 15:33 SOCHI, February 4 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s prime minister said on Monday the government will spend 81 billion rubles ($3.3 billion) over the next three […]