The Day of the Baltic Fleet/День Балтийского флота: The Double Glazing on Russia’s Window on The West
Russia’s oldest fleet sails through the turbulent waters of a changing map of Europe, and an American learns a new way to pronounce NATO.Details
Russia’s oldest fleet sails through the turbulent waters of a changing map of Europe, and an American learns a new way to pronounce NATO.
Herding 78 people through the Hermitage is a very different kettle of fish than spending a leisurely morning on one’s own at the Wallace Collection
I don’t want to reveal any secrets of the guild, but the fact of the matter is that Russia is a freelancer’s Klondike.
This would be like Great Britain having its Naval Headquarters in Galway, Ireland. So likely.
World War II, or “The Great Patriotic War:” a conflict primarily fought in the Eastern European theater of war: starring the Russians as the Good Guys and featuring the Nazis as the Bad Guys.
Does Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me! host Peter Sagal listen in on my SKYPE fights with HRH? What if “This American Life’s” Ira Glass has heard me curse when I cut my thumb chopping onions?
This one is clearly an excuse for a lot of 40, 50, and 60-something alpha males to kick off the REAL holiday on Saturday a few days early
I am not a SCUBA enthusiast myself. If you ask me, one is just asking for a solid week of Neti-Potting after a few hours, and I didn’t care for the distinctly amphibious look of the feet of the guy who taught HRH and Velvet and me a few years ago.
The fact of the matter is, and no amount of Chekhov will convince me otherwise: this whole dacha thing is a well-oiled vehicle to keep female indentured servitude alive and well in the early 21st Century.
Today is May 1st, which is a big deal in a number of cultures and countries for various reasons.