Russia

Georgia - Russia Friendship monument near Gudauri

Georgia - the land of many wonders A drone flight around Georgia - Russia Friendship Monument near Gudauri DJI Mavic mini, August 16th, 2020 Music by Scott Holmes - Epic Cinematographic

Top 10 Countries By Proven Natural Gas Reserves

While I was waiting for a draft resolution from a natural gas distributing company listed on the stock market which shares I own, I decided to learn more about the topic - Natural gas, and one of the really interesting subjects to explore…

Documentary "The Black August. Default" About Russia's Financial Crisis in 1998

20 years ago, Russia experienced one of the most devastating crises in its recent history — on 17 August 1998 the government defaulted.  Today I watched an interesting documentary in Russian - Черный август. Дефолт, documentary tells about…

Invest in Russia - Peer to Peer Lending on Mintos.com marketplace

Got another promotional e-mail from Mintos.com peer to peer lending marketplace, informing about the opportunity to invest in Russia issued loans in roubles (RUB) by EcoFinance. It's said that interest rates are up to 17% in Roubles. Well…

Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument

In fact I had to open a Wikipedia to learn the name of this place, as I mistakenly thought this is just some cool viewing platform located high in the Caucasus mountains, built by Soviets. Turns out it's not only built by Soviets, but…

Average Monthly Salary in Former Soviet Union Republics 2016

About two years ago I first compared average monthly salary in Former Soviet Union Republics. Now, two years later, I decided to compare again. I was surprised after seeing results. Let me explain. First - call it as you wish - major world…

Projected Future Forecast For GDP In Former Soviet Union Block Countries (2014-2019)

In past I have created many GDP reviews regarding former Soviet Union republics, but have never made future GDP forecast report yet. In this article that's exactly what I'm doing. Now, Soviet Union doesn't exist for more than 25 years…

Polina Gagarina With Song 'A Million Voices' To Represent Russia At Eurovision 2015

I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant…

China, Russia and DPRK to set up "visa-free" tourist zone on Tumen river delta on border of three countries

China is planning an international tourism zone in its northeastern border area with Russia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).The Tumen River Delta international tourism area will include part of China's Hunchun City, as…

Proposed New High Speed Rail Line - Moscow - Beijing could cost ~$ 230 bln

While Azerbaijan-i's are building it's super expensive project Khazar Islands with estimate costs of ~ $100 bln, Russians together with Chinese are looking to build a high speed rail connecting Moscow to Beijing in 33 hours with estimate…