In Russia it is said that chickens are milked, and cows carry eggs. (A mockery of those who believe ridiculous rumors.)

Old and new…

Memorial to Sputnik (1957) in front of a brand new modern building of flats….Korolev is the home of Sergei Korolev who is the father of the Soviet Space program and his space child – Sputnik…

The old days being surrounded by the new…

The time will come when a spacecraft carrying human beings will leave the earth and set out on a voyage to distant planets – to remote worlds. Today this may seem only an enticing fantasy, but such in fact is not the case. The launching of the first two Soviet Sputniks has already thrown a sturdy bridge from the earth into space, and the way to the stars is open – Sergei Korolev

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About the author

A survivor of six heart attacks and a brain tumor, a grumpy bear of a man, whom has declared Russia as his new and wonderful home. His wife is Russian and she puts up with this bear of a man and keeps him in line...

Thank God for my sweetie and Russia...

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