16 hrs ago
Japan has many attractions for foreign tourists
Tokyo, May 21 : "The Land of the Rising Sun" - Japan - attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world.
20 hrs ago
Op-ed: Adopting the 'T' in LGBT
Even though I've been screaming about equal rights for LGBT people since I was a tweenage fag hag, I never imagined my fight for tolerance and acceptance would one day include waving the trans flag as my own.
Tue May 21, 2013
The St. Petersburg Times
The leading English-language newspaper in St. Petersburg
Among talk of the problem of unpaid gas bills and the possibility of opening a St.
Alexander Fiterstein Featured on New Sean Hickey Album
Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein is a featured soloist on the new album "Sean Hickey: Concertos," scheduled for release on the Delos Music label on May 28, 2013.
Mon May 20, 2013
Digital Game Developer
MIR Corporation Offers Cultural Tours to Little-known Russia and Central Asia
MIR Corporation is excited to offer two distinctive summer tours to little-known destinations in Russia and Central Asia.
Sun May 19, 2013
SFMOMA Exhibition at Historic Crissy Field
This Wednesday, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will be opening their newest exhibition.
The Miami Herald
Russian TV: American accused of spying flies out
Russian NTV television is reporting that the U.S. Embassy employee accused of spying and ordered to leave the country has flown out of Moscow.
SFBC offers historically-informed performance from a different historical period
When we use the phrase "historically-informed performance," we are usually referring to the practice of music in different periods of the history of music, generally with a focus on Europe.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Escapes: Union Street Festival
Union Street, in the center of San Francisco's Cow Hollow, comes alive with more than 150 boutique artists and craftsmen who will show their pottery, paintings, photography and more at the street's 37th annual festival June 1-2. Two stages will feature continuous live smooth jazz or original music by Bay Area bands.
Fri May 17, 2013
Short-term visa-free travel for Sochi Olympians
Moscow, May 16 : Athletes, coaches, referees and foreign delegations participating in the Sochi Olympics will enjoy short-term visa-free travel, the Russian foreign ministry said Thursday.
Thu May 16, 2013
Kazakhstan: Shopping Takes Inspiration Straight out of Moscow
Spoilt for choice with shopping malls mushrooming all around them, Almaty's shopaholics now have an option that harks back to earlier times, when shopping was a more refined experience, with the opening of a GUM department store in Kazakhstan's commercial capital.
Wed May 15, 2013
Russia surprised by 'clumsy' US spying
A reduction in civil liberties doesn't end well for anyone, except government, writes Simon Williamson on the decision by the US government to subpoena AP records.
Google glass - cool or creepy?
It's either the most exciting technology product of recent years, or the 21st Century equivalent of the Sinclair C5.
Lenin mausoleum reopens in Moscow after renovation
Moscow, May 15 : The mausoleum housing the remains of Russian communist leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin reopens here Wednesday after repairs that fixed the "sinking" foundation and restored the original lighting, authorities said.
Tue May 14, 2013
ArtPadSF and 'artMRKT' opening this week in San Francisco
The show will feature 70 galleries from around the globe, bringing some of the world's most intriguing artists and galleries In showcasing historically important work alongside relevant contemporary pieces and projects, artMRKT will create an ideal context for the discovery, exploration and acquisition of art.
The St. Petersburg Times
Blagoveshchensk's exception to usual border zone limitations allows visitors freedom of movement.
On the face of it, there are few similarities between the city of Blagoveshchensk, located in the Far East, and the country's natural gas capital of Novy Urengoi, 3,000 kilometers away in the tundra just below the Arctic Circle.
River Cities' Reader
What's Happenin': Summer, 2013
Blues, soul, and gospel musician Joe Louis Walker, who plays Davenport's Redstone Room on May 24, was born on December 25, 1949.
S7 Airlines announces special offer for passengers travelling at weekend
S7 Airlines, member of oneworld alliance, announces special offer for passengers travelling to the cities of Russia and CIS Region at weekend, the carrier's press-service reports.
Nizhny Novgorod to welcome journalists of international level
The annual international conference of journalists, dedicated to the 175th anniversary of the Nizhny Novgorod press kicks off this week.
Mon May 13, 2013
Where Do You Go on Day Trips Near South San Francisco?
Remember when you first heard the word staycation? Most likely it was way back in the early years of the 21st century, when gas prices spiked tremendously.