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Winter Olympics 2014 Location

Winter Olympics 2014 Location

Back in 2007, the Russian city of Sochi was chosen to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. This was naturally great news for the campaigners who had seen Sochi narrowly defeat their closest rivals and the plans for this major...

Where is Turkmenistan?

Where is Turkmenistan?

Turkmenistan is one of the more obscure countries that once formed the mighty Soviet Union. As a country, little is known of Turkmenistan beyond its borders and in the west, news reports have been largely confined to...

Russian mountains

Russian mountains

Russia is a vast country with some extremely impressive mountainous areas right across the nation. The two most prominent and well known regions are the Caucasus and the Urals and there are some incredible natural...

Russian culture facts

Russian culture facts

As a nation, Russia has produced more than its fair share of great artists, writers, composers and many others who have left their indelible mark on the world’s cultural heritage. Here are some Russian culture facts...

Russian Cruises

Russian Cruises

Russian tourism is simply booming and over the course of the last twenty years, the country has opened its doors to more foreign visitors than ever before. One of the best ways to see the country is with a Russian...

Russian Flowers

Russian Flowers

Russia as a whole is home to some fascinating species of flora and fauna, many of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. When it comes to Russian flowers, this principle remains and you can find some...

Kazakhstan airlines

Kazakhstan airlines

If you’re travelling in to Kazakhstan these days, you may well be carried by the national airline Air Astana. However, this airline has only recently taken over as the nation’s main carrier, replacing a short lived but...

Lake Karachay

Lake Karachay

All across Russia there are some outstanding areas of natural beauty with huge mountains and vast lakes dotting this enormous landscape. However, this being Russia, controversy and the capacity to ruin natural wonders...

ukraine landmarks

ukraine landmarks

Like many countries across the former Soviet Union, the Ukraine has become immensely popular with foreign tourists. This is a country rich in history and all across the nation, there is some fascinating architecture...

Where is Belarus

Where is Belarus

While many countries from the former Soviet Union have become more widely known to the outside world, others are still shrouded in mystery to some extent. Belarus is one of those countries that we know relatively little...

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