Russia

Moscow with a Guide

Moscow with a Guide There are quite a few difficulties facing anyone who comes to Moscow as a tourist. The major one is, to my experience, the language. Not only is it impossible to understand what they are saying, it is also impossible to read any sign. Because Russians use

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The Changing of the Guards

Kremlin, Changing of the guards

Inside the Kremlin An event not to be missed when inside the Kremlin is the changing of the guards. It is quite a spectacular event, with horses and guards, guardsmen firing guns in the air and the only sound drowning the yelling of the commander is the clicking of cameras

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The Kremlin

The Kremlin The Kremlin is a city within the city. It is the mythical power center of Russian federation as it was in the Soviet era. Surrounded by big walls it has also got the characteristics of a fortress. As the power and dominance of Kiev was crumbling under the

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Elena – The best Moscow-guide

—-If you ever decide to go to Moscow you will probably need a guide. First of all; evrything is of course written in Cyrillic letters here and they are quite impossible to read. Second; you need to be acompanied by a certified guide to gain access to places like the

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Mastering Moscow

Mastering Moscow Having read up on Moscow’s and Russia’s culture and history through Simon Montefiore’s comprehensive biography on Stalin “The court of the red czar” and even more impressive; Orlando Fiennes: The Whisperers, we came to Moscow with plenty of prejudices. Another thought that prevailed in our minds was the words of

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