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Posts published in September 2011

Cup of Chicory and the Typhoon Sub…

My thinking’s this morning were centered around the decommissioning of the Soviet Typhoon Submarines. I had all but forgotten about these beasts of a submarine. They are like a city under water, complete with the niceties of life. Lets see what Wikipedia says about the Typhoon… The Project 941 or Akula, Russian “Акула” (“Shark”) class submarine (NATO reporting name: Typhoon)…

Travel Agency Freaked and Our Turkey Plans…

After a few days of wondering what is up! We discovered that the original travel agency that we booked through, freaked out over the fact that an American was traveling by them. They decided that maybe I was not able to do such a thing! Like travel to Turkey by Russia… 🙂 After they wasted several days and tried to…

Interesting Tidbits Happening in Russia (September 30th, 2011)

Now while we have a news blog that garners around 100 posts a day and that really should be enough for everyone to keep up on what is happening with Russia. I like to list once in awhile what is happening around Russia in the Windows to Russia website… Lets see what Russia is doing: A portrait of Prime Minister…

Gold Backed Loans in Russia…

Did you see this? Most likely not! The MSN definitely wants this kept on a low profile. Russia does not care if it is low profile or not but those out of Russia should care. The loan is not very likely to see widespread use at first, but it is looking like the Russians are contemplating long term and that…

The Weather Whispers!

“The weather whispers…” by Svetlana Prostova “The weather whispers to borrow but jump.” Saying in Russian aeroclubs. Hi, That was a sunny day… I was one in the group of thirty, people who was ready to make there first parachute jump. I knew I was crazy but I knew I would make it. I was ready, I was ready already…

The First Impression Of Moscow!

Hello, Today while I was drinking my cup of chicory, I was thinking about the first time I saw Moscow around 5 years ago… I had flown in with my Sweety (Svet) from America. The trip was long and I had gotten very sick! I tried my best and acted like life was great. I remember seeing Moscow from the…

How Dare Russia Question and Comment About the Western Intentions…

Several Western nations at the UN (Particularly US, France and Britain) rejected what they called a Russian attempt to equalize government attacks on civilians with violent acts fomented by the opposition, while at the same time Russia speaks belittling of what it calls a stealth attempt by the West to bring about regime change in other countries… It seems that…

Todays Tidbit of Russian Information… (9-28-2011)

Working under the Putin-Medvedev tandem, many representatives of Putin’s government did not regard the president as their boss, which was evident from Kudrin’s statement, experts said. “There are quite a few people in the government who consider themselves as no less important than Medvedev,” New Economic School Assistant Principal Konstantin Sonin said. But other ministers will not oppose Medvedev without…

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