Boza and I have a friend and coffee time…

A birdbrain follows us around as we walk. This crow is the male of a pair and as I took these pictures, the female is sitting on a nest high in the trees of said park…

I watch these two and they take turns sitting on the nest, though the male is sheepish at getting right on the nest and the female has to come back and kick his ass, sometimes several times. Before he does his job… 😉

When the find food items they try to find a water puddle and soak the food first. Kinda like a raccoon does…

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You Drive!

I see these cars everywhere now…

This seems to be something interesting and I am watching this company. Do they have this in other places in the world?

For registration you will need license, a passport and a bank card. No matter what country you are from. I could drive one of these today. Grab the app for your smartphone, sign up and away you go. LOL…

1.5 rubles a minute parked during the day. 8 rubles per minute while driving. Free all night parking. Cars are parked all over the city and left where the last person finished using it many times. The app lets you find the nearest ride and just go get it. The door had a keypad to enter and keypad to drive it. No actual key looked to be needed…

Moscow the city of terrible terrible and did I say terrible (?) drivers and they let you run around in a tiny little toy car…

Oh well!

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Think I will have another cup of coffee and take Boza for a walk…

WtR



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Trump is the bait and switch president and more issues…

Trump is the bait and switch president:

Candidate Trump: “I Love Wikileaks!”
President Trump: “Arrest Assange, shut down Wikileaks!”

282 promises to get into office and he has reversed or broken most of them. It has to be a record for anyone becoming president…

I had been a huge Trump fan since day one:

But after he decided to join forces with the political correct globalist elements within his staff and totally ignore the drain the swamp idea, just like he promised, my enthusiasm for the Donald has been destroyed. The war mongering with NK is in my view a huge mistake. NK is not a threat…

Trumps daughter and her husband are bad elements and should be kept far from the oval office. Trumps reluctance, fear, agenda and or whatever to abandon the swamp is a betrayal and why is Comey, Hillary, Obama and so many others are still around? Trumps unwillingness to drain the swamp has now made the 19+ intelligence organizations stronger and more forward than ever and instead of hiring, defending and or promoting more like Flynn, Trump has filled up his military staff and the NSC with plain out “Globalists” that have reduced Trump to a lessor state than even a puppet. The situation in the NSA,FBI and CIA are out of control, more so than it has ever been, and Trump is doing everything to help that situation blossom…

Something happened with Trump a month ago:

And it’s not in a good way. Going after Assange and Wikileaks and the people who helped him get elected is plain out outrageous and pretending he has nothing to do with it is just stupid. Trump is a huge disappointment right now. I was for a while hoping his flip flopping and stupid decisions lately was part of a ulterior plan, but it is obvious now that the Donald has been the victim of a coup from within and won’t return to the person we voted for. With Geert Wilders and Le Pen going to lose and or have lost in Europe, the “Globalists” have again garnered the upper hand…

We are back at square one. Like it all never happened and I suspect soon Britain will be sliding back to the EU and damn what the people care about…

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Yes I believe personally:

The problem is that the US believes (deeply believes throughout the country),that it has the right to bomb other countries that they are not even in a declared war with. That is the root of the World situation we face. Would anybody think the same right for China or Russia. They have problems with certain other countries. But would most people say that it would be acceptable for them to “just go around bombing them” Even worse in my opinion is that if the bombing happens. The bombed countries aren’t “expected” to strike back. They are expected to just “take it”. I think if the US thinks that will happen with NK they are mistaken. I think if they bomb NK, the NK’s will strike back with retribution. They don’t seem to me to be the “just take it” type of people. They have a good life regardless of what you have been programed to think…

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The lines in the sand are being drawn:

Except, China, Russia and Iran do not bluff…

Russia Is Preparing for Nuclear War with the US and Its Allies

They simply just get quietly ready to defend their motherland…

This they are ready to do and the people will stand behind their country. Are you ready to stand behind the USA and her warmongering bullyboys?

WtR



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Ruled by politics and a coffee thought…

Windows to Russia has been ruled by politics since day one.

Or I should say, the day that Google finally decided to index it and give it out to the world to see once in awhile…

Because of what Windows to Russia is about, makes it center into the political war going on between the west and east. I never started out thinking that…. I simply started out writing about a country that caught my attention and a country I fell in love with…

America made my site political. I just wanted to write about Russia and tell the west and or basically why we in America are wrong about Russia. I simply wanted you to see Russia from a standpoint of an American that found everything and I mean literally everything that we were taught, past and present is wrong. Until I came to Russia, propaganda was a thing bad evil countries did against my country. Not my country, America the land of the free…. Would we do such to other countries. We were the shining light of the world…

Now that was propaganda being used against us, inside our own walls we have built…

Windows to Russia became centered with attacks from all directions from the US. Mainly the USA Gov…. Old story and who cares? I am still here and still writing. Literally everyday, 6000 posts and 10 years and going strong…. But THEY tried to kill this blog…

As in most things that my, your and our country calls America does, they created by their actions, hate and fear. A Windows to Russia to be a tool against the games being played by them. I stopped caring if Americans came to Russia, one day, after coming to Russia and realized how misinformed we are as Americans…

It happened after I visited the Red Square and I cried…

All I had been trained for from birth crashed around me and I realized that Russia is one of the most wonderful countries in the world…

Russia does not deserve to be infiltrated by dogmatist from a controlled unknowledgeable country…

Why?

In a nutshell; Russia is honest, realistic, free, life just flows, people are tangible, fake is a word not understood and most of all: So many intellects that mousiness is predominate in everyday public life… But dumbness does not prevail in the inner society…

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Life moves on: Politics begone…

To be a Russian living in Russia, you must be able to communicate with very few words and most of the time simple gestures. It is an introvert world in Russia and extroverts stand out like a very sore thumb…

When meeting someone the passing is usually an exchange of hello or Zdravstvuyte said at such a level that only you can hear. It is not expressed across the room and a nice thing about Russians is; they see you and never acknowledge that they see you. But I promise that they have seen you and remember that you were there…

Now in a small Tiny Russian Village, my friend Vova and remember I just said friend. Will yell cross the village to get my attention. That is because he is a very good friend. He has that right to holler at me to say hello and whatever…

I think a perfect example of how Russians look at life is this…

In Russia you say hello to someone according to rank, friendship and age…. and even answering the phone…. Saying hello can make or break a relationship and it is the first thing you do when you meet someone…

When you answer the phone you say, “Hello” actually “Hallo”…

Lets try to make some sense of just saying hello in Russia… You will most likley always say it wrong, except for the born and raised here Russians… 😉

Most common is to say:

Здравствуй [ZDRAST-vooy] – Hi
Здравствуйте [ZDRAST-vooy-tye] – hello

“Здравствуйте” is used when speaking to someone you really do not know, Здравствуй is for those you know somewhat. You can also use “здравствуйте” when addressing multiple people. Even if you know some very well…

If you are speaking with a friend you can say “Привет” [pree-VYET] to greet them in Russian. There are unbelievable examples of confusion to use “Привет”: some below…

Привет [pree-VYET] hi
Приветик [pree-VYE-teek] this is a diminutive form of “привет” and it means “hi”
Приветики [pree-VYE-tee-kee] also a diminutive form, and also means “hi”

Now to make a clarity; youngsters never use Привет [pree-VYET] to an elder. An elder can use it toward a youngster, but not vice versa. The Здравствуйте [ZDRAST-vooy-tye] form is used only to an elder…

To be honest I get very confused as to what to use to whom, but in the village Vova and I use Привет [pree-VYET]. We are friends and equals…

More greetings that we use… I like these the best…

Доброе утро [dob-ra-ye OOT-ra] good morning
Добрый день [dob-riy DYEN’] good afternoon
Добрый вечер [dob-reey VYE-chyer] good evening
Доброй ночи [dob-roy NO-chee] good night
Спокойной ночи [spa-KOY-nay NO-chee] good night

Just some tidbit of information and most likely Svetochka will correct my thinking about how I see it. But it is confusing to me at times…. I just wanna say, “Hi!”

Another tidbit: Every greeting with another man is done with a handshake. Always for the first time you meet in the day. After that it is not necessary to shake their hand again. But the next day, you will be shaking hands again and you need to remember that…. This is predominate in the villages, but ignored mostly in the big cities. I guess that is why Muscovites try to not make too much eye contact! 😉

In Moscow you would shake 10,000 hands a day if you did that…

WtR



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