Tag Archives: Russia

Lenins of the world, unite!

I don’t quite know what it is but whenever I have come across an old Lenin statue anywhere in the territories of the old Soviet Union I have usually not been able to resist taking a photograph. It may be … Continue reading

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Tomsk Waits

In contrast to the northwest Scotland of previous posts, the central Siberian city of Tomsk¬†is¬†indisputably East of Elveden – both figuratively and geographically. It is, after all, almost one quarter of the way around the world heading east from where … Continue reading

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