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Things to see in Moscow

Things to see in Moscow

Any tourist coming into Russia would be missing out on so much if they chose not to visit Moscow. The country’s capital has so many amazing sights and landmarks that it is difficult to know where to begin when...

Borei submarine

Borei submarine

The Borei Submarine is the most up to date nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine in the Russian fleet. With work starting in 1996, the Borei has been introduced to replace a host of outdated vessels including the...

Are Russians Asian?

Are Russians Asian?

Russian people are a diverse ethnic mix and as such, it is no more correct to say that Russians are Asian than it is to say they are Caucasian or that they represent any other group. In fact, with over 143 million...

How tall is Vladimir Putin?

How tall is Vladimir Putin?

Like certain world leaders before him, it is alleged that Vladimir Putin has gone some way to disguising his true height. In fact, some areas of the world’s press are quite scathing in regards to the lengths that he...

Russia China Relations

Russia China Relations

As 2012 began, many experts suggest that relations between Russia and China are better now than at any stage throughout history. Naturally, it hasn’t always been this way but at present, the two superpowers are working...

Satellite nations Cold War

Satellite nations Cold War

The Cold War was so called because it thankfully didn’t cross over into military conflict but those who lived through the times when tensions were at their highest will never forget the constant underlying threat. As...

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