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Posts published in October 2011

The Russian Tall Ship Kruzenshtern at the Spanish Port – Vigo…

The Russian tall-ship Kruzenshtern is in the Spanish port of Vigo at the end of a two-week voyage from the Canaries… The call will last 4 days and include on-board visits and a packed bilateral cultural program… The Kruzenshtern or Krusenstern (Russian: Барк Крузенштерн) is a four masted barque and tall ship that was built in 1926 at Geestemünde in…

A Run Down on the Libyan War… (October 31st, 2011)

After all most 8 months, the NATO war in Libya is in the liquidation phase on Monday, despite the calls of the provisional leadership of Libya for the operation to continue… The Security Council voted Oct. 27 to withdraw from the country the no-fly zone entailed by the UN, and the completion of the campaign of the coalition of the…

Zapekanka Recipe: Simple Russian Cheesecake…

Zapekanka: there is nothing better than a simple Russian cheesecake. A true afternoon delight… This cheesecake is perfect with an afternoon hot tea. As you know Russians rival the English on hot tea drinking and they just love their biscuits and cookies while they drink tea. If you are having guests over, then this simple cheese cake will fit the…

Sometimes the Imbecility is Overwhelming…

While sipping my cup of coffee (chicory) I had to frown at a reader that keeps sending me e-mails. He knows that he is not wanted around Windows to Russia, but he does everything he can to keep implying smart remarks. I have a folder on him with literally a thousand sent items over the e-mail system. He is the…

Clocks Time stays the same in Russia: Tick Tock…

This Sunday, Russia for the first time in 30 years will not changed to “wintertime”… Previously, Russia spent the winter putting their clocks back one hour (like much of the world) on the last Sunday of October… In February 2011, President Dmitry Medvedev announced plans to abolish the “winter clock reset” in Russia, in a move aimed at saving Russians…

Russia: Her Dogs Are Everywhere!

I was drinking my morning cup of coffee and was thinking about the dogs all over the Metro stations of Russia. It just so happens my wife with her trusty new camera, took some pictures of the dogs in the Metro and outside the stations… The people in Russia do really love their Sobak (Собак). They will walk over them,…

Cup of Coffee (Chicory), Walking and Snowing in Moscow, Russia…

Today is a good day to curl up and read a book or write an article. In my case I think I will do both. So with cup of coffee in hand and the computer warmed up. I think that I will do some thinking’s… I had walked the dog earlier today. It was snowing outside and the breeze was…

Georgian script for the WTO…

By Ilona Raskolnikova: Russia is not too eager in the WTO, but it’s so funny to watch for Georgia, which imagines itself the mistress of the situation. Mikhail Saakashvili should understand that today he is playing exactly the role that is very suitable for the Russian Federation. Despite the fact that the United States have completed their negotiations with Russia…

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