ArchiveMay 2020

My road trip around Russia’s Golden Ring: Part 1

Last week under a dark, overcast sky, I set out for a week-long road trip to visit the towns and cities of Russia’s Golden Ring – a theme-route that takes you through a handful of cities northeast of Moscow that were part of ancient Rus and played an important role in the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church. View this post on Instagram Мы отправились в путешествие на машине и наши первые...

Briefly about the COVID-19 situation in Russia

Most of the discussion about the COVID-19 epidemic in Russia and most countries has focused on a the number of new cases of Coronavirus per day, the total number of Coronavirus cases, the number of tests done, the number of people who recovered from the virus infection, and the unfortunate number of people who did not. Since Russia instituted its nationwide lockdown in the final days of March and...

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