July 20, 2013
The mail order bride is one of the most interesting parts of cross-cultural relationships that you could ever notice. This is a woman who is looking to list herself out in a catalog for marriage to a .
September 10, 2012
Moscow is the majestic capital of the Russian Federation and its most populated city. It is a major economic, political, scientific, cultural, and tourist center of the country. Every day, millions ..
July 17, 2012
It is quite possible that Russia will reunite with Europe - then it is not the Ural but the Alps that are to become the border between Asia and Europe, and Europe will spread over to the Chinese and ..
August 27, 2010
Russian wedding traditions are quite different from what most American and European cultures are used to. Naturally, there are some people who chose to mirror the European/Western traditions, but ..
February 15, 2010
The governments of Russia, China and Korea are considering redeveloping old trade and sea routes found on the Russian east coast and providing shipping links and ferry services. Up for redevelopment .
December 29, 2009
Moscow has been the seat of emperors and dictators and also a beacon of freedom and repression. In this incredible city you can feel the history on the streets, in the monuments to its past and in ..
January 14, 2009
When I first came to this country eons ago and told people I was from Nepal, I usually got two responses. The first one was more common and dealt exclusively with who, what or where Nepal was. The ..
January 10, 2009
Today in Chechnya, the city of Grozny - formerly the home of almost half a million people - lies in ruins: utterly devastated. The fate of Grozny thus stands as a testament to the brutal and terrible .
November 19, 2008
Kamchatka is a Peninsula in the Far East of the Russian Federation. It is famous for its volcanic scenery and pristine wilderness. It is less well known as an angling hotspot, though that will ..
September 29, 2008
Russia just declared war. . . on investors. As the “R" in BRIC emerging markets, Russia has been one of the hottest places for overseas capital flows in the last ten years. Between 1997 and ..
September 29, 2008
Starting in late 2007, the US indexes began to outperform their emerging market brethren. Of course, the term “outperform" is somewhat misleading;-the S&P 500 index is down nearly 20% from its ..
September 26, 2008
Anyone who watched the debate between Senators John McCain and Barack Obama along with the news are at least nominally informed about the developments of Vladamir Putin's rising Russia and attack of ..
September 09, 2008
Gross domestic product (GDP) measures the income and output for the economy of a country. The world GDP has been calculated at $65.61 trillion by the CIA World Factbook (2007). Another comparative ..
September 02, 2008
We often think of freight forwarding as purely a commercial operation, but freight services can also be used by charitable organisations. This type of movement can often test the ingenuity of the ..
August 31, 2008
All of the coverage of the Republic of Georgia lately seems to be focused on how the big evil Russia is beating up on poor defenseless Georgia. Let's not forget that it was Georgia who invaded South ..
August 27, 2008
It is a difficult and old question. A lot of people have been disputing about it. The answer also depends on what to take into consideration. If we speak about the territory, Russia is an Asiatic ..
August 26, 2008
Most cruise passengers and tourists coming to Alaska expect to see whales and glaciers, bears and mushing dogs, and national historic parks and gold rush towns, saloons and houses of ill repute - but .
August 25, 2008
As recently as one year ago, had you mentioned to most automotive analysts that Volkswagen (VW) would be the top performing automaker in the world, mostly everyone would have disagreed with that ..
August 20, 2008
It is obvious that The Western nations have an intense fear of Russia. This fear has been with them even before the Russian revolution. The Mongolian Hordes once swept through Western Europe and ..
August 19, 2008
Historical settings and modern conveniences in the center of Moscow, the Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow offers an ideal location for business guests with little free time, but great aspirations to gather ..
August 18, 2008
Moscow is the capital of Russia and one of the most multinational cities of the world. It should be emphasized that the history of Moscow is the history of Russia itself. In the ancient times the ..
August 16, 2008
The Toronto Maple Leafs will likely be starting one of their most promising young players in the upcoming NHL season. That player is Nikolai Kulemin, and he has been guaranteed a spot on this year's ..
August 13, 2008
"I'm in show business, why come to me?" "War is show business, that's why we're here. " - “Wag the Dog" (1997 film) The first week of August 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had just announced ..
August 12, 2008
In parts one and two we pointed out Gog, more than Magog, how Russia was going to get involved, and we were looking at a few scriptures. In other writings I wrote about the coming dictator, and in ..
August 11, 2008
The collapse of th eSoviet Union has ignited a number of ethnic conflicts in various parts of the former Soviet Union. Georgia, a tiny hilly republic in Caucasia, with various ethnic and religious ..