Learning Through Doing: Visiting Real Sabantuy in Bashkir Republic

A day at a traditional Bashkir Sabantuy was definitely the highlight of our visit of the Bashkir Republic, the land of rolling hills, treacherous rivers and friendly people.

// Jun. 28, 2016 - 17:36 GMT

Tatar Republic: Pioneering True Multiculturalism and Diversity

Russias Tatar Republic is a unique place where people are proud of their own culture, but cherish the ideas of multiculturalism with Orthodox churches and Islamic mosques standing beside each other. </p>

// Jun. 22, 2016 - 21:39 GMT

The Land of 'Modest People': The Cultural Wealth of Chuvash Republic

The Chuvash Republic is a small, but a uniquely beautiful place along the Volga River squeezed between the Nizhny Novgorod Region and the Tatar Republic. The Republic 21, called after its code on vehicle license plates, might not have the best entertainment and cultural centers, but it has rich history and cultural legacy.

// Jun. 09, 2016 - 19:56 GMT

Nizhny Novgorod Region: The Land of Genuine Russian Hospitality

As one passes further east from Vladimir, next come the plains of the Nizhny Novgorod region, the ancient Russian lands that served as buffer zone from the attacks of various nomadic tribes.

// Jun. 08, 2016 - 23:04 GMT

Vladimir: Where Russia’s Orthodox Spirit Stems From

A team of cyclists explored the beauties of Vladimir, an ancient Russian city full of old Orthodox churches. Vladimir was the first Russian capital, before it was burned down by the Mongol horde, but today its one of the most magnificent cities in Russia. </p>

// Jun. 04, 2016 - 22:47 GMT

The Long Way Home: Introduction

This summer Im pursuing the adventure of a lifetime cycling almost 8,000 km across Russia. The trip began on May 21 in Moscow and will finish in my hometown of Mirny, in Eastern Siberia, by September. </p>

// Jun. 04, 2016 - 18:46 GMT

Russian Lightning: Will a Direct Hit Cleave Asunder the EU?

While Francos falangist forces slaughtered workers and Nazi dive bombers blitzed loyalist towns, the world watched with both hope and horror as the Soviet Unions Republican allies fought a bloody struggle against fascism. </p>

// May. 30, 2016 - 18:47 GMT

Waffen EU: Why an EU Army is a Bad Idea

Led by commanders handpicked for their fanatical belief in a new Europe, a small but elite army enters Latvias riot-torn towns to a hail of Molotov cocktails. </p>

// May. 20, 2016 - 21:07 GMT

Ukraine Gov't Accepted Toxic Monsanto for 17 Billion IMF Loan

Tucked away in the layers of paper that come with any loan agreement (especially those from the IMF) were arrangements that opened Ukraine to be raided by major corporations one of which is the nefarious Monsanto.

// Apr. 13, 2016 - 18:27 GMT

US No Longer a Democracy; It’s Oligarchy According to Prestigious Study

A report from Princeton and North Western Universities concludes that the US is now an oligarchy that has no interest in the welfare of its people.

// Apr. 12, 2016 - 18:27 GMT