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I Miss Sochi. Part 4.

Another place in lovely Sochi, which is worth attention, is Krasnaya Polyana. It is located up in the Caucasus mountains, and it attracts a lot of tourists both in summer and in winter. In a warmer season, you can enjoy the incredible green views from above, and in a colder one, you can experience winter… Continue reading I Miss Sochi. Part 4.

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I miss Soch. Part 3.

Russia is the biggest country in the world (territory, not population), but if you ask a foreigner to name Russian cities, they will be limited to Moscow and Saint Petersburg, sometimes Vladivostok and Kazan. Nowadays, there is one southern city which also got on the list due to winter Olympics in 2014- Sochi. Being the… Continue reading I miss Soch. Part 3.

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‘If It’s a Destiny, We’ll Meet Again’

This story happened at least 14 years ago, if I remember correctly. I was young, and I was still learning how to communicate with men. At some point, I was very tough and even rude if I did not like the guy who approached me. My friends gave me some feedback on that, justifying it… Continue reading ‘If It’s a Destiny, We’ll Meet Again’

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The Russian Superstition I always Follow

This weekend I am in our lovely capital - Helsinki. I really love the city, and it is a pleasure to visit this place over and over again. No need to say, I want to come back as soon as I have a chance. But how can I do that? Here is the particular Russian… Continue reading The Russian Superstition I always Follow

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Skyscrapers of Moscow

Having a long history of tall buildings, my American readers are unlikely to be impressed with Russian skyscrapers. However, as a Russian and European person, I am definitely have a 'wow' effect, looking at this buildings. The reason for that is quite of few skyscrapers around here on the continent. Generally, Europe is only acquiring… Continue reading Skyscrapers of Moscow

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Moscow by a Semi-foreigner

Last year I devoted the big part of my writing to my childhood memories of the 90s Russia. So what about the country today? Russia is very unstable in political, economic, and social aspects. Everybody knows that, and I don't see any point rediscovering the common sense all over again. Instead, I will take you… Continue reading Moscow by a Semi-foreigner

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Childhood Memories. 90s Russia

I usually post texts about the trips or cultural aspects in a light positive way. This post will be less optimistic, so if you want to stay away from negativity, just skip reading it. I want to go back to my childhood and tell you about post-Soviet Russia. When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991,… Continue reading Childhood Memories. 90s Russia