Doctor, Doctor: A Take on Russian Healthcare

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Doctor, Doctor: A Take on Russian Healthcare A topic that has come up in conversation a lot for me in the last week is healthcare in Russia and, in particular, the use of antibiotics. This is rather coincidental, as when I went to do some research on it over the weekend, I found out that last week… Continue reading

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Riga’s Seaside Jūrmala

When people think of Riga, beaches usually aren’t the first things to come to mind. But actually, Riga’s Seaside town (Jūrmala) has been a favorite place for Latvians and other former Soviet peoples for centuries. Even Khrushchev and Brezhnev frequented the town’s white sandy beaches, resorts and picturesque wooden houses along the shore. As far… Continue reading

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