How many countries were part of the USSR?
At different times, the number of countries (called Union republics) that were part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) varied. At the time of the collapse of the…

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Walking in Helsinki
It's no secret that many Russians living in the North-Western district spend their weekends in Finland. Today, they can easily rent a cottage on the lake, and relax in the…

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Walking in Helsinki
It's no secret that many Russians living in the North-Western district spend their weekends in Finland. Today, they can easily rent a cottage on the lake, and relax in the…

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Bermuda triangle – intersection of opinions?

The Bermuda triangle is usually called the area of the Atlantic ocean, where the mysterious disappearance of ships and aircraft is allegedly noted.

Its water area is bounded by the sides of the” triangle”, conventionally drawn between Florida and Bermuda, Puerto Rico and again Florida (via the Bahamas).

There are more than enough different hypotheses to explain these disappearances, including unusual weather conditions, “holes in space”, and alien abductions. However, skeptics believe that ships in the Bermuda triangle do not disappear more often than in other areas of The world’s oceans, and their disappearance can be explained by natural causes. Continue reading

Why is India the "jewel of the British crown"?
This enthusiastic epithet entered the international political and journalistic lexicon after 1858, when India was officially declared a colony of great Britain, and the British Queen Victoria-the Empress of India.…

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Why do Japanese and Chinese have narrow eyes?
To begin with, let's clarify: the eyes of Japanese, Chinese, Koreans and other representatives of the Mongoloid race, in General, are the same shape as people of other nationalities and…

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Which countries are included in the"Golden triangle"?
The Golden triangle is a geographical area located in the mountains at the junction of the borders of three countries in South-East Asia: Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. This place has…

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Rent a motorcycle and moped in Vietnam: divorce in Vietnamese
Russian tourists going on vacation to Vietnam should be aware of the illegality of renting a motor vehicle with an engine capacity of more than 49 CC, as well as…

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