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The World According to Uncle Sam

When former U.S. President Jimmy Carter visited Stockholm in the early 1980s, he expressed his disappointment to Stig Ramel, then-executive director of the Nobel Foundation, ""If you had awarded me this prize in 1978, I would still be in the White House.""

Turning Over a New Leaf

At certain times of the year, both city authorities and ordinary citizens act illogically.

Shashliks on Solyanka

An a la carte meal priced like a business lunch deal is what the recently opened Shashlik Cafe No. 1 offers.

Icon: Eggplant Caviar

Those of us who have seen the Soviet comedy film ""Ivan Vasilyevich Changes Profession"" remember the scene where Ivan the Terrible shows his guests to a table barely standing under the weight of fancy dishes.

Riding the Retro Train

A romantic way to get a taste of the Trans-Siberian rail journey in just over a weekend.

Travel News

Vnukovo Airport has added new flights to Belgorod and Yekaterinburg. UTAir carrier now flies to Belgorod every day at 11:10 a.m., landing at 12:45 p.m. The return flight to Moscow is at 1:40 p.m.

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