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Posts published in October 2010

France Will Sell Mistral with All Technology…

It has been announced that France is willing to supply its helicopter carrier ships to Russia without any restrictions in the transfer of technology. This came in a statement by Director of the French naval defense company DCNS Pierre Legros at the Euronaval exhibition in Paris… How Interesting after the hoopla of no technology being the forefront of discussion from…

Come to Russia you can Read Some of the Signs!

While drinking my morning cup of coffee here in Moscow, Russia. I was thinking about what use to stop me from traveling to other countries in the past. When you are in America or where ever you live, you have a comfort zone around you. What I mean by that is – The world around you is familiar to you!…

Maslenitsa 2010 in Russia! (Yummy and Fun!)

Maslenitsa 2010 will take place between February 8 and February 14. This is a pre lent festival. So as Russian traditions are observed and people eat their fill of blini (Pancakes) the festivals help to bid farewell to winter. The idea is to dispel the cold with symbols of spring other words: Pancakes with their round shape and yellowish color…

Russia: Gazprom Is Huge!

Gazprom: New Home! (not built yet!) from PH “Kommersant” OAO Gazprom has become the third largest company in the world by market capitalization. Gazprom stock gained 5.34 percent on the MICEX on May 8, raising the monopoly’s market value to $348 billion and knocking the Chinese cellular communications operator China Mobile, worth $341 billion, out of third place in the…

Russia: Credit Crises Managment in Ukraine!

Hello, I was drinking my second cup of coffee today and was thinking about the snow outside. Then my eyes caught this tidbit of information about how to handle the credit crises…. Petr Kostenko, a former Ukranian city official and ex-mayoral candidate from Kharkov, Ukraine, borrowed a few thousand dollars in a local bank to buy a Range Rover, but…

Russian Tunnel: What A Great Idea!

Russia has a proposition for the USA. Russia has the plans drawn up for the longest tunnel in the world a whopping 64 miles long. To be built in the Bering Strait, between Russia and Alaska. Not for the faint of heart, the tunnel will take from 10-15 years to build at a cost of $10-12 billion. It’s a Russian…

Windows to Russia: Talks About Iran Today!

With the ability given back to me to get to various news sites again! I have had a “heyday” so to speak! One of my favorite subjects that I bring up once in a while is Iran. I found this video on a previously blocked site for me. This is a good video in that it shows a speech by…

Windows to Russia will be in Kiev, Ukraine…

Dnepr river in Kiev, Ukraine… The time flows like water in a fast stream. It is time again to make a trip to Ukraine and get another visa… Sveta is going with me this time. It has been awhile since she has gone to Kiev with me and we decided to make a vacation of this trip. It will be…

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