Blog Posts - Soviet Union



Backpacking in Kaliningrad: Top 25 Sights in Kaliningrad City

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel “Damn my education, I can’t find the words to say for all the things caught in my mind” – Noel Gallagher. This was a magical place – Kaliningrad. Another travel dre...
by Don't Stop Living on Aug 17, 2016

The Other Man of Steel

"Stalin" was a name chosen in the days before the so-called October Revolution; so-called as it actually took place in November according to the modern calendar subsequently adopted.  It means "steel", as all or most now know.  I suppose th...
by I, Ciceronianus; causidicus on Aug 9, 2016

Countries of the Former Soviet Union Denomination

Denomination countries Former Soviet Union – the Soviet Union or the Union of Soviet Socialist... more » The post Countries of the Former Soviet Union Denomination appeared first on Zona7.Net.
by Zona7.net on Jul 11, 2016

Castle-Calendar: 365 windows, 52 rooms and 7 terraces. Unique in Romania

Among the “treasures” hidden Romania, of which very few have heard include Castle-Calendar in Transylvania. A place full of mystery that hides a beautiful love story and its unique architecture that could attract hundreds of thousand...
by We care about your travel on Apr 1, 2016

What do we know about Putin’s family?

(Media Release) Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in the public eye virtually non-stop since succeeding Boris Yeltsin as head of state in 2000, yet his personal and family life remains an area of conjecture. It is known he is divorced from hi...
by Free PR Online on Feb 3, 2016

Lenin: What is Soviet Power?

The post Lenin: What is Soviet Power? appeared on Socialist Unity.
by Socialist Unity on Nov 12, 2015

Museum of the Moscow underground: subway stations, fascinating by opulence

Even 80 years after opening, the opulent architecture of underground Moscow sees foreign visitors leave dazed. Taken with the Russian habit, metro stations in Moscow are considered to be some real museum rooms, the rest of the world. Moscow's metro...
by We care about your travel on Nov 9, 2015

Bridge of Spies: An Opinion

Is there really any danger of this film being bad when you have talent like Steven Spielberg directing and the Coen brothers writing?  When you combine these three with the absolutely phenomenal cast and an interesting story then I could probably ju...
by Awesome Movie Discussion on Oct 22, 2015

Five great train journeys of sleeping

If you’re not yet where you want to go on vacation, you want to cross several countries in leisure and do not want to travel by car or by plane, your best option may be a train ride sleeper.   Conditions for travel with trains that have sleepe...
by We care about your travel on Aug 2, 2015

Castle-Calendar: 365 windows, 52 rooms and 7 terraces. Unique in Romania

Among the “treasures” hidden Romania, of which very few have heard include Castle-Calendar in Transylvania. A place full of mystery that hides a beautiful love story and its unique architecture that could attract hundreds of thousands of...
by We care about your travel on Jul 18, 2015

Resource Of The Week: Free Access To Combat Handguns, Guns & Weapons For Law Enforcement, Guns Of The Old West, Tactical Weapons, And More Magazine Articles

Back on April 23, I named free digital editions of a number of FMG Publications (American COP, American Handgunner, GUNS Magazine, and Shooting Industry) as the “Resource Of The Week.” This week’s ROTW nomination is along those same lines. From...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 22, 2015

The most beautiful cities to visit in Russia

The most beautiful cities to visit in Russia Sankt Petersburg The city, built by Tsar Peter the Great on a swampy ground proved a successful project became the new capital of Russia. It is now considered one of the most beautiful cities, is a paradis...
by We care about your travel on May 15, 2015

Interview With Sally Laughlin, Author of “Fly Toward Death”

What is your book about? There were three all-female aviation regiments in the Soviet Union during WWII. Fly Toward Death is about the female pilots, navigators and ground crews that flew and worked under incredibly adverse conditions.  From women...
by Pat Bertram Introduces . . . on Apr 15, 2015

Czech Republic asked to Cede Territory to Poland

A border dispute dating back to the 1950s could be settled when the Czech Republic hands over 368 hectares of land to its neighbor Poland, despite opposition from local residents.The Czech Republic is planning on returning 368 hectares (1.42...
by Actualité Distincte on Mar 6, 2015

GULAG ARCHIPELAGO by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Dec 28, 1973: Solzhenitsyn’s The Gulag Archipelago published Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s “literary investigation” of the police-state system in the Soviet Union, The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956, is published in the original Ru...

When human society breaks down, wildlife suffers

Global human society is a massive, consumptive beast that on average degrades its life-support system. As we’ve recently reported, this will only continue to get worse in the decades to centuries to come. Some have argued that as long as we ca...
by Conservation Bytes on Jan 22, 2015

Abramovic builds the largest VILA in New York!

helsea’s owner remarried and is now preparing to move to New York. Russian billionaire bought almost an entire neighborhood, where they will build a villa which already cost 70 million dollars. Abramovic will live there with his second wife, wh...
by BriefLondon on Jan 20, 2015

Over 30,000 British receiving social benefits in other EU countries

In a politically charged context nationalists often from UKIP, Romanians and Bulgarians were placed in the center of a scandal concerning immigrants exploiting social support system in the UK. A Guardian investigation shows, however, that at least as...

Azerbaijan: Airline Takes Delivery of Its First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Azerbaijan Airlines takes delivery of first Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of its expansion plans...
by Accidental TravelWriter on Dec 23, 2014

Marc Faber: Young Americans Will Earn Less, Have Less Wealth Than Their Parents

I wrote on Survival And Prosperity a couple years ago: Back in 2006 when I was working at a suburban fire department, a battalion chief came into my office, saw the local paper on my desk, and asked, “Did you read that piece about how kids these da...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 14, 2014


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