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Posts published in July 2011

Russia: Beer is now an Alcohol…

Back in early 2008 I posted an article about: Russia: Beer Is Not Alcohol? I was poking fun at a sign in that article at a grocery store, who was apologizing for not having alcohol. They had every kind of beer in the world but hard liquor was not available. Beer was considered a softdrink… Well the Kremlin just made…

Interesting News From Putin about Adoption… (July 21, 2011)

MOSCOW, July 21 (RIA Novosti): Couples who want to adopt Russian children should undergo special training in the basics of teaching, psychology and first aid, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. “High-quality training must be compulsory for the adoptive parents,” Putin said, adding that the classes should be required for both Russian and foreign couples. He also said that…

Coffee and that “Saving Face” Manuver by the West on Libya…

  I know you haven’t seen a Libya article in a long time. So today with that morning cup of coffee I decided to write a little article talking about Libya. So after that coffee and some thinking’s it was just too tempting when the you see the great Western countries stuttering about like a bunch of old hens in…

Sveta and the Cherry Tree and Coffee…

Sveta like most Russians love fresh fruit. In Russia canned fruit is very rare and hard to find but fresh fruit is sold on just about ever corner, metro station and or bus stop. So as I was sipping that morning cup of coffee. I started laughing when I thought about Sveta and the cherry tree at our village home……

China has more Internet Users than Russia and USA have total People…

Internet usage in China rose to 485 million by the end of June this year, announced the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) on Tuesday. Read More >>> The USA and Russia do not even have a total population together to equal the Internet users in China. I wondered how many Internet users that India has? After looking around it…

Putin Knows that Joining the WTO is a Ball and Chain…

Putin has expressed several times in the last few years that joining WTO (World Trade Organization) is not worth hurting Russia over. I personally see what it has done to America and other countries. All you have to do is open your eyes and look. Putin is correct. WTO should be helpful not hurtful… Drawing a line in the sand:…

Gas (Gaz) and Benzine (Gasoline) Prices On Our Recent Village Trip…

The village trip is always a good trip for checking gas and Benzine prices. This article was triggered by an article that I just saw called: AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report. I see something just short of $4 a gallon when I look at the chart right now for America. I found a propane price of around $3 per gallon…

Kommuna or Sunrise to Freedom a Beautiful Russian Village…

I removed the pictures from the big camera today and I re-sized this one to fit the blog so that you do not have to click to see more. It was 5 times this big and way too big to work as a blog picture. By the way this picture was taken at 10:00 pm at night. The sun is…

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