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Fancy a holiday in Russia?

Old Nov 27th 2005, 9:28 am
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4469812.stm

Begs the question. What the **** is left in Russia that's worth going there for?
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Old Nov 27th 2005, 9:51 am
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Default Re: Fancy a holiday in Russia?

Originally Posted by tony_2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4469812.stm

Begs the question. What the **** is left in Russia that's worth going there for?

I studied conversational Russian at night-school way back in 1992, the tutor was from Voronezh, explains why she moved !
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Old Nov 27th 2005, 10:50 pm
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cheap vodka?
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Default Re: Fancy a holiday in Russia?

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cheap vodka?
Having travelled the world, my least favourite place is Saudi. A close second would be Russia. What a s***hole. And it is cold. F***ing cold.

Strangely enough, both governed by egotistical regimes. Bit of a difference in alcohol policy though....
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Old Nov 28th 2005, 1:38 am
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Originally Posted by Roadster280
Having travelled the world, my least favourite place is Saudi.....
I'll second that - I was there a month and hated every second.
Repressive, authoritarian, featureless and boring.
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I'll second that - I was there a month and hated every second.
Repressive, authoritarian, featureless and boring.
That's Alabama
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Originally Posted by gruffbrown
That's Alabama
But at least you can get a drink in Alabama - can't you?
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But at least you can get a drink in Alabama - can't you?
I wouldn't be too sure
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Originally Posted by Roadster280
Strangely enough, both governed by egotistical regimes. Bit of a difference in alcohol policy though....
sounds a bit like over here then
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