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    • Gibt es in Voronezh ein Internet-Cafe?

      Voronezh Aug 31, 2016 at 6:56 AM

      gibt es in Voronezh ein Internet-Cafe?

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      Cheapest possible visa support for U.S. citizens?

      Russia Sep 27, 2016 at 9:36 PM

      Looking for the lowest-bottom price.

      - Earlier "Express To Russia" was good with $18.

      - Today ordered one from iVisa for $15.59 or 1000 Rub

      There is one from http://5cd.ru/reception/index.php which is 900 Rub, but they have silly limitation (7 days) which should not apply to U.S. citizens, so I rather paid 100 Rub more.

      Anyone has a cheaper idea? Need for my wife + kids.

      Not very urgent, but within a week or so will apply.

      Thanks.

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      New Years Eve ball or restaurant

      Saint Petersburg Sep 23, 2016 at 8:33 PM

      Hi everyone,

      Hoping for some advice on where to go for New Years Eve in Saint Petersburg...

      I realise that this is a very important time for Russian families to spend time with each other. However, for guests to the country, what would you suggest would be the most interesting thing to do / place to visit to get a taste of NYE festivities?

      I know a lot of people will wander along Nevsky Prospect to gather in Palace Square. Not particularly into drunken crowds, so would rather consider something like:

      1. A quieter place but still good views to see the fireworks... Perhaps Strelka?
      2. The best restaurant that will offer excellent food with festive / cultural entertainment... perhaps L'Europe or Bellevue Brasserie?
      3. A NYE ball or other cultural occasion, such as the Tsar's Ball at Catherine Palace, but perhaps not quite so prohibitively expensive!

      Thank you for any advice!

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      Mead - any experience?

      Vladimirskaya Oblast' Sep 27, 2016 at 1:20 PM

      Is being sold here and as far as I did see, ONLY here in Russia.
      The strength seem to be below expectation, the price is above expectation - and it seems. they add things to mead which do not belong there.

      Just bought 1l for 150 R or slightly under $3. After many tries so far the best was one for ca. 10 Sfr in Zürich at X'mas market (and it's stronger than Suzdalian). The strongest ever is sold in Ukraine, it's 40-proof, but I suspect from the taste it is not real.

      Any comments, experiences, where and what to buy locally?

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      Ostrovok.ru accommodation booking site

      Russia Sep 1, 2016 at 5:38 PM

      I have found accommodation in Saint Petersburg and Moscow affordably listed on the Russian hotel booking site Ostrovok.ru, but was hoping for some feedback as to its reliability.
      Has anyone else used Ostrovok.ru? Can I confidently book through them?
      I notice that some of the prices are listed with free cancellation but pay now, where they undertake to reimburse the paid amount if cancelled within guidelines. Has anyone done this before? Was the money repaid promptly and in full?
      Appreciate any feedback.

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      Best time to buy ballet tickets

      Saint Petersburg Sep 18, 2016 at 11:01 PM

      Hi,
      I heard on a podcast some local recommend you buy tickets for performances in Saint Petersburg directly from the box office rather than purchasing them online beforehand. Apparently, they are much cheaper that way.
      Anyone else care to weigh in on this? From personal experience, is it much cheaper to purchase tickets upon arrival in Saint Petersburg? What about performances selling out?
      Would love to know your opinion.
      Thanks!

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      To do or not to do?

      Russia Sep 20, 2016 at 8:59 AM

      Have to travel to RU (again) and than fly to the States from Moscow.
      The route I have in mind is to drive from Budapest via Brest - Minsk, leave the car at the "usual" place like the last time, take the flight and drive from Houston to Austin.

      But this time my tendon (сухожилие) on the right shoulder is broken. That means I have to perform this with one hand. The car is automatic (Toyota Prius V), changing the speeds is made by a little switch next to the steering wheel, it can be operated with the left hand.

      I successfully went from France to Hungary - but the pain is not any better.

      Kind of leaning towards train. But there is no train from Houston to Austin - and I have to go to work every day. Postponing the travel is out of question.

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      S7 airlines

      Russia Sep 22, 2016 at 3:55 PM

      I am about to book flight to Moscow for next month, and I found cheap light with S7 Airlines to Domodedevo .
      The same flight with Airberlin is €100 more expensive and they both go nearly at same time.
      Now I would like to know is S7 Airlines legit and how good it is.. I have been looking on the net for more info but is bit sporadic.. So can you please enlighten me, if you have used it?
      Many thanks

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      Destination Magnitogorsk (New Home)

      Magnitogorsk Dec 15, 2014 at 2:27 PM

      Hi all,

      My name is Yusuf and i'm 22 years old, i'm from Beirut Lebanon, i'm coming to russia on 24th of December this month, and i don't have that big money so my friends advised me to go to Magnitogorsk, Moscow is very expensive! and Magnitogorsk is not cheap but good for me, so i want advises and gaudiness to a good hotels and if there is someone i can share a room with, i'm looking for a new home so its a serious situation, i don't have much time left as i said i'm coming on 24th of December this month 2014 so please feel free to help me.

      Thank You In Advance,
      Yusuf Rizk.

    • Magnitogorsk: A Quick Insight

      Magnitogorsk Aug 4, 2008 at 4:18 PM

      I myself am from Magnitogorsk, been living here for almost 5 years now. With a 500k population, lots of smog from the industrial areas found on the left bank of the Ural river it's not really the place your regular tourist would want to visit. Nevertheless, Magnitogorsk has it's own beauties, hot spots, etc. and can be considered a typical rapidly developing city. Not as fast paced and hectic as Moscow, Magnitogorsk city life is pretty enjoyable, with quite a rich history for a young city (founded 1929), great entertainment, etc.

      Well, that's a quick insight (call it biased if you will), but, if you need more information, I'd be more than glad to share by e-mail which is MastaG@mail.ru

      Regards,
      Gary.

      1 Answer Aug 4, 2008 at 11:00 PM
    • hi for all

      Chelyabinsk Aug 11, 2006 at 12:50 AM

      please i want know if there is any trip from turky to chelyabinck non stop,or from any country {jordan,syria,cyprus,} to chelyabinck,or any company can help me to go by my car from turky to russia by boat,and price of it or adress
      thank,s

      1 Answer Jan 24, 2007 at 10:15 AM
    • accommodation help - Chelyabinsk

      Chelyabinsk Jan 27, 2006 at 8:50 PM

      Hi
      We're travelling in a mid-to-late Feb. We need to be close to the Metallurgical suburb (north) of Chelyabinsk. An apartment would be ok since we have 8 nights in Chelyabinsk. Can anyone help on how to find an apartment? Of course there are hotels but we need to stay close to this suburb. Also, how bad is the smog?

    • CHELYABINSK Hotels and Moscow Airports

      Chelyabinsk May 14, 2005 at 12:38 PM

      Hi:

      My wife and I and one of our sons (adult) are travelling to Chelyabinsk, Russia for a wedding in August. We would appreciate any information on the area.

      We are beginning the trip by flying to St Petersburg and thence a boat tour to Moscow.

      We are especially interested in transportation (for three plus baggage) from the Chelyabinsk airport to hotels and back. Are there special services available or do you have to take a taxi? What are the rates?

      Does anyone have any information on hotels in Chelyabinsk? We are looking at the Victoria and Maridain hotels.
      Is English understood at the hotel? … We know French and a little German… but no Russian.

      Is there anything special we should see or be aware of in Chelyabinsk.

      We will be departing from Moscow (after the tour) to Chelyabinsk on a Saturday and returning Tuesday to Moscow (DME) then have to change to Moscow SVO airport to continue our flight to USA. In this case we will need to transfer five people plus baggage between the airports. Any suggestions

      We have thought of attempting to pre-arrange for a van and driver to meet us at DME and take us to SVO. Are the companies reliable?

      Thank you, for your help

      Yarm35
      Aka: - Ray

      1 Answer May 20, 2005 at 2:08 AM
    • zlatoust

      Chelyabinskaya Oblast' Apr 13, 2005 at 8:02 PM

      i am plannin going to zlatoust in summer ,i cannot find any infos in english,i have been told by my correspondent to take a flight to chelyabinsk then 3-4 hrs train to zlatoust but i cannot find any infos about hotels can anybody help me.

      3 Answers Apr 14, 2005 at 4:09 PM
    • Flights to Balandino airport in Chelyabinsk?

      Chelyabinsk Dec 3, 2003 at 3:39 PM

      Hello... Does anyone know which international airlines fly into Balandino airport in Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation? All the flight search pages I have looked at reply "no flights match that request" for any given day or time.

      5 Answers Jan 24, 2007 at 10:13 AM
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      hotel

      Chelyabinskaya Oblast' Mar 12, 2003 at 9:55 AM

      who knows a hotel and it prises in chelayabinsk? Or a wbsite where i can find info about the town? thanx marga

      2 Answers Sep 7, 2004 at 12:09 PM
    • Radioactivati

      Chelyabinsk Nov 11, 2002 at 2:56 PM

      The people with lower than 30 years old, had or have the efects ok the radioactivati?

      4 Answers Sep 7, 2004 at 12:17 PM