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  • MOSCOW, GRANDIOSE THIRD ROME.
    In Russia 2018
    “Moscow had this incredible, intense atmosphere of intrigue and darkness and secrecy.” Alan Furst Think of a city that is among the largest in the world, brimming with good-looking people, replete with museums, parks, restaurants, night clubs, monuments, and visited by 17 million tourists every year. ....Continue Reading >>>
  • KREMLIN & SPARTAK STADIUM
    In Russia 2018
    “Life within the Kremlin was shrouded in impenetrable secrecy.” Harrison Salisbury   Once upon a time, if there is one word that would have your hair raised on your back, that would be the world Kremlin.  Indeed from 1922 to 1991, the world waved and moved on the whim of the Kremlin.  Most of us say “the Kremlin” the same way we say, “the White House” or “l’Elysee”. It is the power behind the walls. ....Continue Reading >>>
  • RUSSIA, FACTS AND NUMBERS.
    In Russia 2018
    Russia is a federation, not a union, ran by a president (head of state) assisted by a prime minister (head of government). The country coveers an area of 17,098,242 sq km. That is equivalent to 1/6 of all uncovered lands on the planet. It encompasses 11 time zones.  It borders 13 countries, and four of the seven major oceans. It is by far the largest country in the world. ....Continue Reading >>>
  • HI FROM MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION.
    In Russia 2018
    It is Friday 5:18 AM in Moscow, the capital city of Legendary Russian Federation. It is 10:58 PM, Saturday, in New York city, capital of the world. I am a member of a crowd of 60 that have made it to the 2018 World Cup Adventure. We have been here for 48 hours, it feels like 48 weeks. We have been too busy touring the capital and living the dream of being at a World Cup. We have had no real or virtual time to post on the magnificence of the city and intensity of the event. It is just overwhelming. ....Continue Reading >>>
  • RUSSIA AND ITS LEGEND
    In Russia 2018
    “Russia is our next-door neighbor, and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska.” Sarah Palin, to Charles Gibson, ABC News. It is a sure bet that everyone on this planet has heard of at least two of these names: Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Yuri Gagarin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Peter the Great, Anna Kournikova, Gorky....Continue Reading >>>

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