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Posts published in October 2012

November 1, 2012 Adoption Agreement With USA in Effect…

Russia wants to have full access to foster children adopted by US families, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. Russia’s top diplomat, citing the new Russia-US agreement on child adoptions, said Russia currently lacks access to Russian foster children in the United States, while cases of child abuse against adoptees continue to take place. “Starting November 1, it…

Tall Ship HMS Bounty sank by the Hurricane Sandy…

If you follow Windows to Russia, then you know how much I love “Tall Ships.” I was saddened by this report that I heard… HMS Bounty sank by the Hurricane Sandy… Just saddened by this… Kyle Keeton Windows to Russia…

Simple Belyashi a Almost Russian Recipe of Taste Bud Delight…

Now as the title says, “Almost Russian!” I am modifying this recipe to make it easier for lazy people like me to make these wonderful tasting delights… I call them fried meat pies and they can also be made with cabbage, cheese and many other ingredients. Lets just make meat pies for sake of an all around favorite… Ingredients for…

IKEA Expands Russian Based Furniture Production…

Swedish furniture giant IKEA, has signed an agreement with the German company Pfleiderer (Pfleiderer AG is one of the world’s major suppliers of the furniture chipboard.) to acquire a plant near Veliky Novgorod, will start full production (?) of furniture at this plant to manufacture finished products for its stores… Sp once again IKEA who bad mouthed Russia like she…

Good Debate: Third Party Debate in America…

In response to a blackout from the mainstream media and the American political elite, RT is happy be giving American voters coverage of this year’s third-party presidential debate, hosted by Larry King and a panel including our own Thom Hartmann. ­On Tuesday night, RT was one of only a handful of media outlets to broadcast the debate moderated by multi-award…

The Pakistan-Russia Relationship: Geopolitical Shift in South and Central Asia? by Dr Rashid Ahmad Khan

The two countries have quietly been building a mutual relationship for the last few years through bilateral as well as multilateral contacts at the highest levels. Pakistan’s status as an observer state in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has provided it with an important opportunity to have interaction with the top Russian leadership. In June 2009, President Asif Ali Zardari…

Russia Calls For No Adoptions – Period… (October 2012)

I am not sure what the whole story is about, but Russia is in a hissy and it has to do with adoptions again… “Russia’s Children’s Rights Ombudsman Pavel Astakhov called on Monday for a ban on foreign foster families, including those from the United States, adopting Russian children.” Oh well and all I have to say is, “Good and…

2012 – Traffic Accidents and Deaths in Russia…

In Russia:  “In the eight months of 2012, a total of 129,121 major traffic accidents were registered. A total of 17,058 people were killed in these accidents, and some 16,000 people were injured.” Interesting and this goes along with what I have written before about Russians and driving. That is over 538 major accidents a day all over Russia and…

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