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Victory Day

May 9th 2007
Since I had some time, I thought I would add a few tid bits I have picked up along the way, but first, today is a the Holiday "Victory Day" - the day the Russians defeated Germany. It would sort of be like our Independence Day with a lot of parades and fireworks. I watched part of the one in Moscow and from what I saw on TV, it was only military in the parade. They had talked about tanks being in ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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