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2014-03-28 08:21:10

Into the Charming Far East BEIJING, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to start Beijing - Vladivostok service on June 3, 2014, offering access to the largest Russian city in the Far East which boasts magnificent sceneries and varied cultural attractions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO The four-times weekly service CA701/2 will be operated on Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday. The outbound flight departs at 06:25 Beijing time and arrives at...

2012-09-16 23:03:07

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tickets are on sale to the general public throughout the weekend and Ticketprocess.com is offering TSO fans a free promo code. Visit the Official Ticketprocess Facebook Fan Page to obtain your free promo code. The holiday tour stops include Cleveland, Newark, Hamilton, Dallas, Seattle, Orlando, and San Diego. (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is a whirlwind of power and musical brilliance that has been captivating audiences since their...

2011-02-28 07:25:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This "round-the-world" adventure rally may be right up there with being a civilian on a space shuttle. MIR Corporation http://www.mircorp.com/, a US-based specialist in active and cultural travel to Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, is offering John Q Public a chance to ride or drive from Beijing to Paris as part of World Race 2011 - New York to Paris. http://www.world-race.net/ "This is a modern re-creation of the epic and grueling 1908 New...

2008-09-29 21:00:28

MOSCOW. Sept 29 (Interfax) - Trade between South Korea and Russia could top $20 billion this year, South Korean Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan said. "Bilateral trade reached $15 billion in 2007, up 50% compared to the previous year. Trade between the two countries is likely to top $20 billion this year," the South Korean foreign minister said in an interview with the Kommersant daily newspaper published on Monday. "South Korean companies have been investing vigorously in Russia lately....

2008-07-20 06:00:27

By Stephen Holden Transsiberian Directed by Brad Anderson Reviewed by Stephen Holden * 'Transsiberian" is a handsomely remodeled variation of a cherished genre you might call the mystery-train movie. Updated by the director Brad Anderson ("The Machinist"), who wrote the screenplay with Will Conroy, it skillfully manipulates familiar tropes: innocents abroad, ominous glowering foreigners, conspiracy and duplicity, erotic intrigue. Until it fizzles in an anticlimactic train crash,...

2008-06-17 18:00:39

Moscow, June 16 (Jiji Press)--The second-phase construction work for a pipeline to transport East Siberian oil to Japan will start in December 2009, Nikolai Tokarev, chief of Russia's state-run oil pipeline operator Transneft, said Monday. Tokarev showed the prospect at a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The second-phase construction will cover the section between Skovorodino and a port in Kozmino near Vladivostok. But there is a possibility that the launch of...

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