Russia...Cossack Gopak with my Kitty-Kat February 29th 2020 When I started my first job after leaving school, all the men save one, smoked cigarettes...and all of the female staff.
But in those enlightened days...everyone who had a TV knew that cigarettes were cool...and most importantly...they were good for you!
When I left there 9 years later...none of the men smoked...not one...but many of the women still did.
And that was before laws forbiddin ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Saint Petersburg 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