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  • 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 >>>
  • HERMITAGE MUSEUM & CRUISE ON THE NEVA RIVER
    In Russia 2018
    “The museum teaches and gives joy and is therefore somewhere between Disneyland and a temple” (Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the Hermitage Museum.) The highlight of the day was a visit to the Winter Palace, hosting the Hermitage Museum.  It is one of the largest museum in the world, an obligate stop in any visit of Saint Petersburg. An average of 3.1 million visitors come to the Hermitage every year.....Continue Reading >>>
  • THE FUTURE OF RUSSIA
    In Russia 2018
    “The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.” William Gibson With the goal to be an undeniable super power in the decades to come, Russia has: A young pyramidal population. Among the best healthcare and educational systems in the world. A huge territory, rich in natural resources.....Continue Reading >>>
  • PETERHOF, THE VERSAILLES OF SAINT-PETERSBURG
    In Russia 2018
    “A glorious symbol of the new sea lords that once ruled over Russia” (Unknown) If you have any opinion on what may have been the greatest imperial or royal palace in the world, please hold it until you see Peterhof, located 29 kilometers from downtown Saint Petersburg, built on 31 hectares of land, the size of 500 football fields.....Continue Reading >>>

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