Posts Tagged With: Russia

June 15th, 2012 – Asia/Europe Border

June 15th, 2012 - Asia/Europe Border

Left foot in Asia and right foot in Europe!

Taken just outside Yekaterinburg, Russia.

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July 21st, 2011 – Dinner in Moscow

July 21st, 2011 - Dinner in Moscow

Bear with potatoes and cranberries. Yes, please!

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June 28th, 2011 – Outside St. Petersburg

June 28th, 2011 - Just ouside St. Petersburg

Every so often… while in the Russian countryside… look up!

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‘Living dangerously in the North Caucasus’

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Editor’s note: Writer Arnold van Bruggen and photographer Rob Hornstra started The Sochi Project in 2009. Their latest book, “The Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus,” is a summation of the project and published by Aperture. This story published in February 2013.

On the other side of the mountains from the Russian town of Sochi, where the Olympic flame will be lighted, a war is being waged.

From the Caucasus’ impenetrable forests and mountains, Islamist rebels are engaged in a struggle for independence from Russia, with the goal of forming the “Caucasus Emirate.”

The conflict is not confined to the North Caucasus, however. In recent years, attacks on an airport, a theater and the metro in Moscow have resulted in dozens of civilian casualties.

After protests against the Vladimir Putin-Dmitri Medvedev leadership in Moscow in late 2011, the rebel leader Dokku Umarov announced that…

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‘German teenager who flew to Red Square’

BBC News link – ‘Mathias Rust: German teenager who flew to Red Square’

How fantastically odd! I’ve never read of this until now. Thanks again, BBC!

Archive photo - 1987Retrieved 12/6/2012 from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795

Rust’s Red Square flight. Archive photo – 1987
Retrieved 12-6-2012 from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20609795

MY Red Square Flight. Archive photo - circa 2011!

MY Red Square flight. Archive photo – 2011!

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Russian Tourists Return to Georgia after War

Russian tourists return to Georgia after war

a great look at the relationships between people. the most important kind.

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