Monthly Archive: December 2005

пока-все / Poka

пока-все / Poka

Back in January last year (oh, it seems so long ago) I was a masters student, with time on my hands, and no responsibility other than to study and learn. And, I thought, what...

Russia’s Godfathers

Russia’s Godfathers

If you live in the UK, you might want to check out Russian Godfathers, which will air on BBC2 this Thursday. Basically it looks like it will be a 50 minute roundup of who’s...

Treat your Asthma for just $20 a day at our Ukrainian salt mine!

Treat your Asthma for just $20 a day at our Ukrainian salt mine!

What do you do if you you’ve mined out your salt mine? Why, turn it into a haven for asthma sufferers, of course! In Soviet times a spell in the salt mines was the...

Attack of the Killer Squirrels

Attack of the Killer Squirrels

Clearly, one should not mess with a siberian squirrel: Squirrels have bitten to death a stray dog which was barking at them in a Russian park, local media report. Passers-by were too late to...