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Riding into the Sunrise: Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia By Gregory Yeoman
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As Russia came to terms with the loss of its former USSR satellites and Russians learned to deal with new ideas such as freedom of action and expression, a small group of cyclists – from... More > Britain, Australia and Russia itself – made its way across this huge country. ‘Riding into the Sunrise’ is the story of their journey, the Trans-Siberian Cycle Expedition. 8304 miles through steppe, mountains, forest and swamp, spurred on by mental and physical will power, curiosity and a tremendous sense of adventure. As they headed east, the generosity of the people they met in the city tower blocks and village cabins kept their spirits high and after five months of cycling, as they reached Vladivostok, it seemed they had conquered the great Red Bear. Or had they…? 59 black and white photographs and 8 maps help bring the story to life.< Less
Splitting Apart By Patrick McGowan
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A novel set in 2019 about the hypothetical breakup of the Russian Federation, though it could be taken as a cycle of six short stories with each story told by a different character. The story... More > reflects the diversity of voices working in the Australian public service today with the sections building to reveal the story of a looming geopolitical crisis, not to mention the meltdown taking place inside the office where the web of relationship between six colleagues drives us to ponder the nexus between the individual and broader social events occurring across the globe.< Less
2014 Russian Folk Crafts & Sacred Architecture By n olefer, jr.
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The 2014 Russian Folk Crafts & Sacred Architecture Calendar makes more widely available images of Russian church architecture in the New York and New Jersey areas, and shares some of the... More > wonderful photos found in the rare French edition U.R.S.S. "Bois Ceramique Bijoux Cuir, Art populaire russe" published by Henri Ernst, in Paris, in 1926 (no date on the original). The publication is a portfolio that contains plates with photos of the folk crafts of various regions in Russia, Ukrainian crafts, and Turkestan and Caucasian folk crafts. Besides major US, and some international holidays, this calendar lists major Orthodox holidays for 2014, as well as, some of the more popular folk holidays that are also associated with Orthodoxy. For example, the holidays of the Dormition of Mary and “Apple Savior” day in August represent the religious cycle of Mary holidays, and the folk holiday of harvest of apples and other fruit.< Less