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1. Meat, Choppers, and Catherine the Great

A wrap up of the news and news-like items from in and around Russia.

Tags: sports, vodka, travel, Catherine the Great
2. Mud and Stars

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a lubricious, bawdy, impetuous, whoring gambler who seldom missed an opportunity to pick a fight.

Tags: travel, literature, pushkin
3. Drop by St. Petes on a New Free E-visa

Travelers hailing from 53 countries can now enter St. Petersburg on a hassle-free (and FREE) electronic visa. Dobro pozhalovat!

Tags: tourism, st. petersburg, visas, travel
4. Go, Go to Ukraine to Find Gogol

Small-town Ukraine shows a different side of one the famous "Russian" writer.
 

Tags: cossacks, travel, Gogol, Ukraine, literature
5. News Items

News on travel, protests, Balashikha, a crooner, and the growing loan bubble.

Tags: sheremetyevo, kamchatka, environment, pollution, 1812, travel
6. Returning from Afar

An excerpt from Benson Bobrick’s new book, a memoir of his life and work as a writer.

Tags: travel, siberia
7. Tips and Tricks for Russian Train Travel

There may be no better way to understand Russia than spending a few days chugging across the country by train. Here are our tips for how to make the most of it.

Tags: railroad, railway, trans-siberian railway, train, travel tips, travel
8. An Alien's Guide to the Subway

Sometimes a subway is just that. And sometimes it is not. On the perils of inter-lingual travel...

Tags: language, new york, travel
9. The Pull of Stalin's Riviera

On the foundation of Intourist and some of the beautiful posters they used to entice tourist to Soviet Russia.

Tags: stalin, soviet, travel, intourist
10. End of Budget Travel?

After years of threatening to ban cheap dormitory-like hostels and any other accomodation in residential buildings, Russian lawmakers have approved a measure that could cause many private individuals to stop renting out beds, driving up lodging costs for young travelers.

Tags: travel, taxes, hotels, youth hostels, hostels

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