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America, the plum blossoms are falling.
Russia is one of the places where significant presence of social networks are driven by domestic players right now.
What other country has had the privilege of making the world's heart beat faster?
I think in Russia, there's a lot of storytelling and anecdotes.
At last, Russia has returned to the world arena as a strong state - a country that others heed and that can stand up for itself.
Russia is very big and very varied. People are different in different regions.
Russia - having sat across the table from Vladimir Putin, it's pretty clear when you meet him that he has an almost limitless ambition for power. And he's been very good at acquiring it - political power, economic power, military power, territorial power.
Russia is the only place where men and women can be free.
Okay Libya ... got all this stuff twirling around in my head
Russia is bent on world domination.
From the country with limited hope to grow your own business and express your own personality, Russia has become the land of significant opportunity.
There are three things the prospective traveler to Russia does well to bear in mind. One: It is their country. Two: Most foreigners are profoundly relieved that this is so. Three: You don't have to go.
I was friends with Russians who said I should see Russia. I went there in '93 and it was so exciting, and I went to Siberia and had a great time.
Fifteen percent of Russia badly polluted.
Today, it is imperative to end this hysteria, to refute the rhetoric of the Cold War and to accept the obvious fact: Russia is an independent, active participant in international affairs. Like other countries, it has its own national interests that need to be taken into account and respected.
I'm a Russian. Without the Motherland, I'd be nothing.
My home is in Moscow and I have no plans to change this.
I'm amazed to find those countries are in Europe.
If Russia, if Russia had the same military power that America did, earth would be called Russia.
Russia became a juicy chunk of the Third World, with immense reserves of cheap labor, a vast treasure of natural resources, and industrial assets to be sold off at giveaway prices.
United States: the country where liberty is a statue.
I'm a product of Russian culture, but I never felt it was my country.
It seemed to me that I had come for the first time close to the soil of my native country, and could feel for the first time running in my veins Russia's vastness, her potency, her strength.
Vladimir Putin is leading a dying country. Vladimir Putin's regime exports three things: petroleum products - coal, natural gas, and hydrocarbon energy in the form of petroleum. Number two, it exports arms, and, number three, it exports people.
I often heard the same question: What place does Russia reserve for itself in the world; how does it see itself; what is its place? We are a peace-loving state and we want to cooperate with all of our neighbors and with all of our partners.
In Russia, drunks are our kindest people. Our kindest people are also the most drunk.
Russians alone are able to combine so many opposites in themselves at one and the same time.
We believe in the power of 21st-century international norms. Russian President Vladimir Putin believes in the power of lies and brute force, and implicitly asks, in the spirit of Josef Stalin, 'How many divisions do international norms have?'
Russia probably knows the true cost of revolutions better than most other countries.
Today Syria, tomorrow your country.
In Russia I felt for the first time like a full human being. No color prejudice like in Mississippi, no color prejudice like in Washington. It was the first time I felt like a human being.
Siberia: it fills one twelfth of the land-mass of the whole Earth, yet this is all it leaves for certain in the mind. A bleak beauty, and an indelible fear.
Everybody is jumping up and down back in Russia. Probably lots of vodka, too.
Russia contains one fourth of the inhabitants of all Europe, and one half of the entire number of Israelites.
Ever since studying in Russia as a college student, I had been in a long-distance, one-sided love affair with Chechnya's remarkable history, culture and rugged natural beauty.
There are Russians, and then there are Russian ballerinas from the Kirov.
Let's start fresh with Russia on some real help and some real reform.
This is my country. The Russian people are in bit of trouble. Russian court doesn't work. Russian education decline every year. I believe that Russia has a chance to be free. Has a chance. It's difficult, but we must do it.
Neither Imperial Russia, nor the Russia of the Soviets needs me. They don't understand me. I am a stranger to them. I'm certain Rembrandt loves me.
Russians consider themselves civilized Europeans, but have to endure the humiliation of daily encounters with officials that belong in a squalid dictatorship.
Russia has gone through eight years of continuing economic pain.
I was very, very sick when I was growing up in Russia. The ambulance constantly came to our house. I had horrible asthma that is easily treated in America, but they didn't even have inhalers back in Russia.
There is something that I have in common with every citizen of Russia, the love for our motherland.
I have nothing to do with Russia.
Russia itself is an extremely complex country, and sometimes I feel like all of that comes back to haunt me. I can see why so many Russian writers were so tortured.
America, I am a strong believer that how we treat each other matters.
I often heard Latvians compare Russia and America. Latvians find both countries and their leaders possessed of the same mysterious confidence.
Russia's main weaknesses are inflexibility and dependence on energy resources
Even Russia nowadays pretends to be a democracy. Victory
Russia is like a dinosaur. A lot of time is needed for change to reach the tail from the head.
Russia is a part of the West and at the same time is a part of the Asia-Pacific.
I don't feel any connection to Russia.
I definitely feel Russian inside, even when I'm in America I feel Russian.
In Russia there are no roads - only areas.
Romania, which had the worst dictator in Eastern Europe, Ceausescu, he was a darling of the West. The United States and Britain loved him. He was supported until the last minute.
Mexico. Melancholy, profoundly right and wrong, it embraces as it strangulates.
The Russian soul is a dark place.
Russia has the largest reserves of natural resources, including iron and natural gas. The market will develop in the long term, and the VW Group will benefit from it.
Russia is not a homogenous country; it's a very fragmented country.
Moscow seethes and bubbles and gasps for air. It's always thirsting for something new, the newest events, the latest sensation. Everyone wants to be the first to know. It's the rhythm of life today.
Given that Russia cannot compete with Europe on the basis of economic efficiency and political appeal, it has to do so with the form of power in which it has some advantage: brute force.
Let us resolve the internal political problems of Russia ourselves
In the former Soviet republics, there are three staples of life: vodka, chocolate, and corruption. I know someone who once survived in Uzbekistan for two weeks solely on these three items.
Russia will make new allegiances. Siberia, unfreezing, will become a land grab.
People in Russia adapt to misery by a deep, deep humor.
In America, you drive car. In Soviet Russia, car drive you!
That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts.
Many Russia experts note the deep and sad capacity of the Russian people for suffering.
Let's go to Russia. She [Hillary Clinton] went to the Kremlin on her very first visit and gave them that stupid symbolic reset button.
Nowhere does time pass as swiftly as in Russia, though they say that in prison it passes even more quickly.
America - love it or leave it.
Siberia is so big, it's almost more an idea than a place
We live in a regime built on force and lies. In essence, it's the same here as in Uzbekistan, except the government here is better at presenting itself to the outside world.
I first came to Russia because of the culture, literature and music ... and my interest in the 19th-century revolutionary spirit of Herzen, Bakunin and Kropotkin. Russia is a wonderful place to bring new clowns because Russians give back a wonderful response.
At the end of all this, Russia held in her hands a vast belt of land running from the Baltic sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south, comprising eleven nations with a population of 100 million people.
Russia exists in the context of open global economy and is a part of it
Russia," Emilio would say, "is full of frozen, heartless pricks. If you wanna beat 'em, you gotta be able to tough it out in their kinda conditions. So basically, you gotta know how to not bust your ass on a shitload of ice while half frozen and drunk.
Everything in America is so uniform. In Russia, everywhere you go is completely insane.
Millions like me in Russia want a free press, the rule of law, social justice, and free and fair elections. My new job is to fight for those people and to fight for these fundamental rights.
The thing I miss about Russia the most is what is called 'black bread.' It's rye bread, and everyone eats it. I slice mine up and put sunflower oil and salt on it ... the best thing ever. It was like a little treat for me when I was a kid.
Western States keep playing with, and around, Russia.
England that little gray island in the clouds where governments don't fall overnight and children don't sell themselves in the street and my money is safe.
In Russia one can be as pure as can be and still lose everything in a flash and end up in prison.
Open the doors, the Russians say, here comes trouble. On
The land of embarrassment and breakfast.
In 2003, I warned of a 'creeping coup' in Russia against the forces of democracy and market capitalism in Russia.
Much that we read of Russia is imagination and desire only.
Putin believes Russia is back, and he may be right.
Russia knows of the vulnerability of her frontiers in this part of the world.
I'm going back to Russia. That's where the money is, and the power. And, of course, the ladies.
The Russian economy is tanking. It's gotten so bad that today Vladimir Putin had to pawn his stolen Super Bowl ring. And Putin will finance his next invasion on Kickstarter.
How can I explain the difference to me between America and Russia? ... the America I've known is a place where men on horseback escort union marchers, the Russia I've known is a place where men on horseback slaughter young Socialists and Jews.
The Russian drama began at the end of 1991, when the Soviet Union mercifully ended. Russia and 14 other new countries emerged from the ruins of the Soviet Union. Every one of those 15 new states faced a profound historical, economic, financial, social and political challenge.
Russia might be characterized as a wicked beast of a nation, but it was a very large beast, and sometimes it thrashed its tail.
Because in Russia you were able to triumph with the help of a large class of poor peasants, you represent things in such a way, as if we in Western Europe are also going to have that help.
Which country is suffering from too much freedom of speech? Name it, is there one?
In Russia, we have a long tradition of compassion for people who have been put into labor camps or prison.
In the Russian experience, although the Russian state is oppressive, it is their state, it is part of their fabric, and so the relation between Russian citizens and their state is complicated.
Outside the walls, among others, is the Soviet Empire. It is malevolent, destructive and expanding. It has swallowed up over half a dozen countries since World War II.
In Russia, people suffer from the stillness of time.