Thursday, June 20, 2013 4:14:54 PM
I was always either frustrated or amused by Stalin-era architecture. I recall having to go upstairs, through a maze of hallways and offices, then downstairs on the far side of the building again, through another maze of halls and offices, just to get to the office on the other side of a partition wall.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 7:36:18 PM
i might be wrong, but a lot of activities in russia seem to involve alcohol and high altitudes. that makes me concerned because russians don't seem to feature much in the list of people that have survived spectacular falls.