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... we wanted to check Moscow on foot. Anyway in the end we managed to buy metro tickets and go everywhere with metros, but to buy tickets in the biggest station was quite a hustle.. nobody spoke english and we could explain we wanted 11 tickets for the price of 10, as it was promotion (at that time or always, not sure)
Food though was great! Really enjoyed every meal. And Vodka!
Another two exciting things we did: ...
... and harsher parts of the country.
Stalin concludes the non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany, seizing eastern Poland, parts of Romania and Czechoslovakia, and the Baltic States after the start of the Second World War.
Soviet Union is left reeling by the surprise German attack in July. German advance is only halted on outskirts of Moscow in December. The Soviet Union forms alliance with Britain and United States, ...
... later in the post.
so i went to the russian embassy in dublin and its like stepping back in time, which, as it turnss out was a good preparaton to coming to the country. the embassy room is about the size of your toilet at home with a man sitting behind a window that only muitters a few grunts and points to things that you need to correct on your form before he will process the informatoin. the whole process takes 5 days, and costs 60 euro. and you need to pay by ...
... Russians are snobby, demanding and barely speak English. Also, I feel like they are serious most of the time and hardly laugh or even smile. For this study trip I wish that I can get rid of some of those stereotypes and that I will get to know Russians when they are in their daily grind and not behaving like tourists. Moreover, I have to admit that I do not know much about Russia neither do I know many Russians in person. When I think of Russia, the ...
... Paris Exposition. Two of the most popular films of the pre-war era, The Radiant Path (1940) and The Swineherd and the Shepherd (1941), contained scenes of simple women transfigured as in a fairy tale by their visits to the Exhibition.
Each branch of agriculture as well as each union republic and major region within the USSR was represented by its own pavilion. Many of ...