Moscow As The Melting Pot Of The East

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Moscow As The Melting Pot Of The East Time flies, and before you know it is time to leave the melting pot and go back home. I do not have many homes away from home, but Moscow surely makes it on the list. It has become really close to my heart.   Learning Russian in… Continue reading

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High End Shopping and Children Shopping in Moscow

High End Shopping in Moscow High End Shopping. A word that every single woman loves, and also some men do love it. It is an international word and also in Moscow you can hear it many times. Indeed, in this city there are plenty of shopping centers and markets. The main reason is because Russian… Continue reading

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One Of The Largest Flea Markets In The World Is In St.Petersburg

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One Of The Largest Flea Markets In The World Is In St.Petersburg Udelnaya Flea Market Looking for a unique way to practice your Russian this weekend, and maybe pick up a few souvenirs along the way? Then head north to St.Petersburg flea market Udelnaya (Блошиный рынок на «Удельной»)! One of the largest flea markets in… Continue reading

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Shopping Mall And More: GUM – Russia’s First Department Store

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Shopping Mall And More: GUM – Russia’s First Department Store GUM (ГУМ) is an abbreviation of  Главный Yниверсальный Mагазин, or Main Universal Store, and actually a number of GUMs exist throughout Russia and the former Soviet Republics, but this article focuses on the oldest and most beautiful of them, the Moscow GUM on Red Square.… Continue reading

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Moscow’s GUM

A visit to Moscow is never complete without a visit to Moscow’s world famous Red Square (Красная площадь). In just one relativity small area, one can see many of the famous buildings and landmark Russia is known for. But what many people may not know, is that nearly one whole side of the square is… Continue reading

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