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How to Ride Public Transport in Russia Posted by on Dec 4, 2014

The subject of public transport was covered in a detailed post on this blog before. This time, I would like to concentrate on the practical aspects of ridership. As a reminder, the main modes of public transport (общественный транспорт) are автобус – bus троллейбус – trolleybus трамвай – tram/streetcar метро – underground/subway These are normally…

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Riding «общественный транспорт» [Public Transportation] the Russian Way Posted by on Oct 9, 2009

Sometimes «остановка трамвая» [a tram stop] look like this in even a larger Russian city – this picture was taken on the central «площадь 1905 (тысяча девятьсот пятого) года» [‘The Square of the Year 1905‘] here in «Ёбург» [‘Yekat’, it’s Russian slang for «Екатеринбург» (Yekaterinburg) since that takes far too long time to pronounce on…

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