Category Archive: Russia

Moscow Appeals

The world she is a changing, and I’m not talking about politics and culture and current events.  I’m talking about the countries themselves –  and there are a whole lot of countries around today that weren’t around some years back.  I was a Soviet Studies major in college, a seemingly worthless major today, and it’s been work breaking the habit of saying Soviet Union for the now correct Russia or Ukraine.  Thank goodness it’s easy to remember that Moscow is still the capital city, formerly of the Soviet Union and now of Russia. I had at one time hoped to travel to Russia, and even had a visa, but it just didn’t work out.  I still have it tucked away somewhere as a keepsake.  Today, with so many things to experience, far beyond the leak and dreary cold war era, […]

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