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Once, at Summer Camp… Posted by on Jul 10, 2010

Summer in Russia seems to be a theme for most of this week’s posts. So it only makes sense to «выразить поддержку» [express support] by writing about my summers growing up in Russia. For me, summers were like «американские горки» [roller-coasters]. First, there was excitement of the last day of school, of returning textbooks to…

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А в то же время в Екатеринбурге… [And at the same time in Yekaterinburg…] Posted by on Jun 16, 2009

Usually my Russian hometown «Екатеринбург» [Yekaterinburg] looks like this: «бесконечные пробки на улицах» [endless traffic jams on the streets] and «бесконечный ремонт домов и дорог» [endless reconstruction of houses and roads]. But not anymore! Now my «родной город на Урале» [hometown in the Urals] looks like this! Pictured above is the main street of the city…

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