Tramway over the ice of the Neva river

Tramway

Tramway over the ice of the Neva river The first tram system ran through the streets of Saint-Petersburg in 1865. A ticket for a ride with this horsecar cost 5 kopeks. When you decided to travel on the roof it only cost 3 kopeks. From 1895 till 1910, a very unusual way of crossing the… Continue reading

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Russian Books and Bookshops – Learning Russian with Audiobooks

bookshops

Russian Books and Bookshops – Learning Russian with Audiobooks  Bookshops are true sanctuaries, for Russians are a reading nation! They are proud of both their literary heritage and of how much they read and know about books, written by both national and foreign authors. Engaging a conversation on books may sometimes be a safe option when,… Continue reading

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