The train departs from the city of Moscow, at the Yaroslavl Station and travels eastward until it reaches the last stop, the city of Vladivostok. If you were to take this train from beginning to end, it would take you 7-8 days!
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Troika, according to merriam-webster dictionary, means
“1 : a Russian vehicle drawn by three horses abreast; also : a team for such a vehicle. 2 : a group of three; especially : an administrative or ruling body of three.”
Watch a Troika Clip: http://www.youtube.com
You can, when you read about her…lol!
or Lyudmila Zikina, was known as the “queen of Russian folk.” Her talent charmed many Soviet leaders,including Nikita Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev and Mikhail Gorbachev. Additionally, “At the start of her career she performed for Stalin in 1949. The feared Kremlin leader smiled at her and said: ‘You’ll go a great way!’ So she did.” (www.in.reuters.com)
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YES! Try the Troika! This is a russian folk dance, where it’s possible to dance in a group of three. It consists of one man and two women. The three dancers “imitate the prancing of horses pulling a sled or a carriage.” (wikipedia)
Instructions for dancing the Troika: www.fortrossstate.org
See how it is danced: wannabe’s 1 and wannabe’s 2 and professionals
image from http://www.fortrossstatepark.org/dance.htm