Tag Archives: Russia

Time to Investigate Trump & Putin

Growing up in the early 1960’s I heard about the Russians. I heard about the space race and Sputnik, and remember seeing Khrushchev on television. I remember hearing how we were supposed to be afraid of the Russians, though I … Continue reading

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Russia #2: Wandering The Hermitage & Mom’s Borscht

From Moscow, we took the high-speed train to St. Petersburg. It’s smaller and more European in style, with lots of canals and bridges throughout.  Cathedrals dot the landscape. We spent practically an entire day at The Hermitage; NYC’s Metropolitan Museum … Continue reading

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Moscow in March

Mention Russia these days and everyone shudders, worrying what will be next. Does this mean another Cold War? Trying to understand it becomes more complicated when actually on the ground, in the country as I am for a week. That … Continue reading

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