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Who do you or most Russians consider to be a true hero?
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If I have to choose... The Unknown Soldier.
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WW2 - The Great Patriotic War - or rather "The Great War for Homeland" was just to great to pick one or two heroes.
That's why they are all celebrated collectively:
"Your name is unknown, your deed is immortal"
 Quoting: Tamonten


That is a good answer. How do Russians feel when Americans say they won WW2.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 69857276


Depending.
If it's said in ignorance we usually try to explain.
If American insists, it could turn quite ugly for the most part.

There's also a different interpretation, that is more correct in wider historical perspective: "Soviet Union have won the Great War for Homeland, defeating Nazi Germany and helped United States to defeat Militaristic Japan in Pacific War. But US was the sole victor of World War 2 as a country which benefited from this war the most."
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Too true, well stated.
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We used to have a substitute teacher in primary school who was from Russia. He was old and mean and used to tell us depressing stories about having to line up for 10 hours for a loaf of bread and he used to scream at us "you have to work like dogs" lol. He's the only Russian I've ever met in real life. You seem cool tho. peace
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Nigel Farage mentioned once that journalists go missing in Russia.

Is the KGB still as much in control of free speech as before?
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Here's one of the recurring misconceptions which made me to create this thread...

For once, there's no KGB now. It was renamed FSB (Federal Security Service) and don't manage media. We have a bunch of other services to do this work (RosComNadzor - Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications) and they just monitor content to be appropriate: blocking extremist and porn sites and other such things. Cases are passed to FSB only in the case of uncovering some serious extremist organizations.

There are of course some journalist disappearing, being suppressed and other vile things. But none of that is by hand of Federal government, I assure you.
As a rule, if some journalist is prone to seek dirt, he'll be seeking it everywhere. If you look closely at the journalists that were allegedly "disposed of because they were targeting Putin", you'd see that they were investigating mafia, corruption on municipal level and many other things. They had a lot of enemies, but when they are finally murdered, Western and Western-aligned MSM blame their death to Putin personally without any other thought.
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I call bs. You think you are free what did Gorbachev say he avocated? Democracy and socialism thats not freedom. And once more president bush stated. There is no greated advocate of perestroika( gorbachevs book) then the president of the united states. And the events that took place after.. There is astong case to be made that the soviets never died . millions of people didnt just wake upone morning and change there ideology. Instead they adapted. Infiltated america with the help of other countrys. And turned her into a place we all hate that the world hates. And spread a bunch of ccommunist tested propaganda ro confuse us. This is a plan to uultimately destroy america from within. How can you not believe that? Its documented extensively. Tou should read the naked communist its writin by a former fbi aagent and everything is referenced with the soviets own teachings.
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Your English is making my head spin...

There's one faulty in your logic: by the end of 80s Soviet ideology was not only dead, but also decomposed, leaving only a skeleton that was clothed in rich clothing. There was no need for people to "wake up with another ideology", they've already lost all of it.

I agree that US and EU are following SU footsteps in their degradation. But there's different explanation for this. I don't know who suggested it first, but I've heard it from Dmitriy Kulikov on Russian radio. The theory is that it was actually a social model that is a natural successor to capitalism, but somehow managed to show itself in Russia before its time.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

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What about Angelica?? ohno
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As a Russian, what are your thoughts and impressions of Belarus at this time?

Thank you for your time and sincerity!
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Have you Russians figured out that Obama is a full-on genocidal racist yet?
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We used to have a substitute teacher in primary school who was from Russia. He was old and mean and used to tell us depressing stories about having to line up for 10 hours for a loaf of bread and he used to scream at us "you have to work like dogs" lol. He's the only Russian I've ever met in real life. You seem cool tho. peace
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Was he from Leningrad? Then it could very well be a real trauma of his. During Leningrad Blockade more than 600k of people starved to death there.

We may seem to be overly serious and sometimes too hung up to our past, but when you lose 15% of country population in 4 years, it tend to remain in historical memory for some time.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

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Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

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What about Angelica?? ohno
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What? I don't understand the question.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

Thread: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.
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As a Russian, what are your thoughts and impressions of Belarus at this time?

Thank you for your time and sincerity!
 Quoting: *Her Royal Flyness*


There's ongoing joke about Belarus and Lukashenko: "If you give the farmer a country to rule, he'll turn the country into a farm".

Seriously though, Lukashenko with major Russian financial help managed to, well, manage a country that is a wild mix of state capitalism and socialism. Some kind of miniature China on steroids. Not a bad country to live, but the state that will fail the moment when the pipeline is severed.
My prognosis based mostly on intuition is that Belarus will exist as an entity as long as Lukashenko has enough energy and will to support this charade.

But in historical perspective Belarus have more claims to be a independent state than Ukraine for example. After all, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania was mostly there - never mind the contemporary Lithuania.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

Thread: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.
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Have you Russians figured out that Obama is a full-on genocidal racist yet?
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Umm... Well... Mostly.
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Obama :‘The world is better, safer, more peaceful’
 Quoting: Tamonten


The only real argument is about if he's doing it intentionally or if he's just a complete retard who is being controlled by someone.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

Thread: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

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Hi. I would like to know if there are still secret cities in Russia or have all of them been 'outed'?
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As far as I know during 90s all "secret cities" were revealed.
But I can't be sure - it is not a part of my special knowledge.
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Thanks
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Hey. Are Russian & Ukrainian brides real?
What's your biggest dating site over there?
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Do ordinary Russians know that Putin was killed in March, and replaced by a double, or have they been fooled effectively, and believe that the substitute actor is really 'Vladimir Putin'?
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Good question! I forgot that!
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Do ordinary Russians know that Putin was killed in March, and replaced by a double, or have they been fooled effectively, and believe that the substitute actor is really 'Vladimir Putin'?
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Good question! I forgot that!
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"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

Thread: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.
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Hey. Are Russian & Ukrainian brides real?
What's your biggest dating site over there?
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Umm... I don't know, really. AFAIK, there's a plenty of girls who want to marry a foreigner.
Even if I knew some Russian dating sites, it's a bit different. If you are interested, you should search some specialized sites for foreigners.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

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Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.
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Did you know that Russian aristocracy were raised by French tutors and spoke French?

So possibly France is the real power behind Russia?
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There's a joke on this matter:

In 18th century Russians admired France and studied French... and in the beginning of 19th gave a beating to Napoleon.
In the beginning of 20th century Russians studied German... and fought Hitler all the way to Berlin.
Now we are studying English. For the first time in history we have such variety of choises!




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Those are good points. Thank you.
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Hello! I want to say most Americans like Russians and LOVE Putin because he is a leader. They might not agree with his KGB tactics but he is a real leader. We are stuck with a pathetic piece of shit not worthy of the office he holds.

Anyways, our Zionist controlled propaganda media machine makes your country look stupid. But in fact we know the opposite is true.

What is the direction of freedom of religion and freedom of speech going there?
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Thank you for your posts.

Please give up the sodas. They will kill you.

Drink reverse osmosis water.

Eventually you will prefer it.
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What will happen after Putin is overthrown?

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Hello! I want to say most Americans like Russians and LOVE Putin because he is a leader. They might not agree with his KGB tactics but he is a real leader. We are stuck with a pathetic piece of shit not worthy of the office he holds.

Anyways, our Zionist controlled propaganda media machine makes your country look stupid. But in fact we know the opposite is true.

What is the direction of freedom of religion and freedom of speech going there?
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Well, unlike times of Cold War, we can have some direct conversation here. Also there are Russian media working on English and some other languages. you can always have a different perspective by reading Sputnik or watching RT.
This stage of Great Game is on completely different ground that the previous ones.


I don't see any restrictions that are worth of mentioning. There's a plenty of alternative opinions - even if those newspapers and other media are not popular and have some financial problems accordingly.
I've already answered about religion some time ago: everything is fine as long as you are not harming anyone. I can't imagine someone erecting a satanic statue though. Not in public place at least.
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Oh, and from one of my old posts on GLP:
There's a religious complex in Otradnoye district of Moscow where on the one spot of land Orthodoxal church, synagogue and mosque are standing together, huh.
[link to www.google.ru (secure)]
And the main mosque ( [link to www.google.ru (secure)] ) is being built in just a kilometer from Cathedral of Armenian Othodoxes ( [link to www.google.ru (secure)] ).
Russia can manage multiculturalism just fine.
 Quoting: Tamonten

"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

Thread: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.
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Thank you for your posts.

Please give up the sodas. They will kill you.

Drink reverse osmosis water.

Eventually you will prefer it.
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Nah.
I need a lot of sugar. If the drink it seems nasty to me.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

Thread: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.
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What will happen after Putin is overthrown?
 Quoting: hIndsIght2020


Hum, let's see...
Military junta with, let's say, Rogozin as a leader marching through Europe?..
An opportunity for Americans to play Fallout in live action?


Did you seriously thought that I will take this question seriously from you?
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

Thread: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.
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What will happen after Putin is overthrown?
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Hum, let's see...
Military junta with, let's say, Rogozin as a leader marching through Europe?..
An opportunity for Americans to play Fallout in live action?


Did you seriously thought that I will take this question seriously from you?
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Yes. You think he's going to be in power forever?

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Do you enjoy a borscht made of a animal stock, or vegetarian more?
With or without sour cream & fresh dill?
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My brother in law in from Obninsk, we like mayo in our borscht.
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What will happen after Putin is overthrown?
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Hum, let's see...
Military junta with, let's say, Rogozin as a leader marching through Europe?..
An opportunity for Americans to play Fallout in live action?


Did you seriously thought that I will take this question seriously from you?
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Yes. You think he's going to be in power forever?
 Quoting: hIndsIght2020


No. But your "question" has a faulty at the very beginning.
To "overthrow" Putin you need some force stronger than him. Meaning - military coup. And I've described what will happen then.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

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Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.
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I thought last week when I saw you post, how interesting it would be if you made a thread about Russia - and you did! u2efine

I read the whole thing - so very interesting Tamonten.

I have always wanted to go to this place, could it possibly be this beautiful?

Valley of the Geysers:

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Are you hot? I love russian accents.

I dated a russian, but we ended up argueing too much since he was in the states working for the government on unmanned military robots.

How difficult is it for an american to move to russia?
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How should I answer it? O_o I'm baffled, honestly.

The main difficulty is finding work here. Without working visa it's almost impossible to settle in most of the countries, so it's always a first step.
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Answer by posting a photo in the glp member photos thread.
Mines there, on the last page or two ;)
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Was life better for Russians with Czars/Kings?
It depends on how you define better.
Was our life better than life of Europeans under the reign of their kings? Yes. There's a number of evidences.
Was it better before Revolution than after this? Yes, of course. Revolution always a catastrophe.
Was it better then in 30s under Stalin? Can't say for sure. Some lived better, some worse.
Was it better then in 70s? No, it would be ridiculous.
Would have it been better if Russian monarchy was not overthrown and Russia was successfully reformed and modernized without any revolutions? My opinion - yes. But, sadly, it did not happen.
 Quoting: Tamonten


That was the idea when the Tsar abdicated in favour of his brother, that the government of the Empire would be reformed as a constitutional monarchy similar to what England has.

Are the Russian people aware that US Federal Reserve bankers financed the Bolsheviks and that trillions of dollars (in today's money) of Russian overseas assets changed hands?

Kind of like the whole fake ISIS thing going on now.
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I thought last week when I saw you post, how interesting it would be if you made a thread about Russia - and you did! u2efine

I read the whole thing - so very interesting Tamonten.

I have always wanted to go to this place, could it possibly be this beautiful?

Valley of the Geysers:

:ValyofGeysers:
 Quoting: Sloane


Well, I thought the same. There are so many things I can tell, but it's almost always an off-topic with some vague connection to the threads I visit at best.

Photos are of course somewhat edited and you shouldn't expect every corner of it to be as beautiful. But this Valley is definitely one of the most precious natural wonders of Russia - along with Altay mountain range, Baikal lake and others.

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Re: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Are you hot? I love russian accents.

I dated a russian, but we ended up argueing too much since he was in the states working for the government on unmanned military robots.

How difficult is it for an american to move to russia?
 Quoting: Off Grid Lady


How should I answer it? O_o I'm baffled, honestly.

The main difficulty is finding work here. Without working visa it's almost impossible to settle in most of the countries, so it's always a first step.
 Quoting: Tamonten


Answer by posting a photo in the glp member photos thread.
Mines there, on the last page or two ;)
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Mhm. Ok.
"When every one is dead the Great Game is finished. Not before." - Rudyard Kipling, "Kim" (1901)
"But we are still alive." - Thread: "The Great Game" by Mikhail Leontyev (2007-2008)

"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination." - Brandon Sanderson, "The Way of Kings"
"Russia is the great Christian country with rich Islamic history" - Vladimir Solovyov (Russian Jew)
Quos Iupiter perdere vult, dementat.
"Europe can wait while the Russian tsar fishes." - Alexander III The Peacemaker

Thread: I'm Russian – ask me a question. Be it about Russia or a personal one.
Thread: From Rus' to Russia - grand concert on the Red Square, June 12th 2015 - please help with translation!

Remember that future is always proceeded by its shadows.





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