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Feeling American in front of the muscial fountain at Gorky park  
   

Feeling American in front of the muscial fountain at Gorky park

Trying not to smile in Russia

May 21st 2007
Russia. Whatsthatabout? It managed to be every cliche thats ever been thrown at it, and more. We had to come to terms with a country that wasn't quite so offay with the 'tourism' thing, which became apparent in the St Petersburg airport which is like a dour primary school shrouded in thick accents which were unfortunately not speaking English. When we asked where an ATM was they seemed deeply ... 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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