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Commemorating the 98th anniversary of the death of Tsar Nicholas II

Commemorating the 98th anniversary of the death of Tsar Nicholas II

17 July marks the day almost a century ago when the Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks in the city of Yekaterinburg.  That day in 1918 was to change the course of Russian history…

Travelling on a Trans-Siberian railway from Vladivostok to Moscow

Walking down the street, I came face to face with a bus heading for downtown Seoul. Normal you might think – except that we were in Vladivostok, not Seoul, and at the start of the Trans-Siberian train route ! Vladivostok’s…