Back in the USSR (as Paul McCartney once sang), November 7 was one of the two days each year (the other being May Day) when public demonstrations in support of the regime were organized in Soviet cities. The Russian bloggers on LiveJournal.ru this month took a trip down memory lane to recall the days of marching to commemorate the Revolution.
Russian bloggers responded to the latest nationwide salary figures. Opinions are divided as to whether someone on a monthly wage of more than 2,200 Euros can be considered really rich.
Pripyat: the pre-Chernobyl life of a nuclear-industry town