#1 Jul 27th, 2005, 20:35
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  • rockyS is offline
Hi All
just come down to moscow this week , its kinda crazy here , everythings in Russian , most people dont speak any english ,its difficult to get around here, everything sis so god damn expensive , or maybe bcz am a forigner to this country , people charge u extra as it is all the writing and signs and menu cards are in russian , so hard to verify anything.

Any russian on this site that can help out , if so please let me know.

would be good to have some help.
#2 Jul 28th, 2005, 04:15
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Originally Posted by rockyS everythings in Russian
What a surprise.

A lot of people in Moscow speak English, especially the young, although it may be rusty due to lack of practice. Older people often speak some German.

Russians tend not to try and rip you off, it's just that Moscow is very expensive. I trust that the prices on the menus are easy to understand

Not sure what kind of help you're looking for, but if you want somebody to speak English with, I suggest you head out to the university and find a student. They are usually eager to practice.
#3 Jul 28th, 2005, 12:58
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what kinda help

hi, i'm not russian but i live in eastern russia (around 10000 km east of moscow). what kinda help you need in moscow? if you need translators you can check with moscow times miscellanious pages, so their service may be rather expensive. if you don't mind company of young russian buddhists some of who are quite fluent in, contact with karma kagyu followers. they have a big flat in centre of moscow: 17/1 petrovsky boulevard flat #35 (you should dial this number before entering building or call in advance) metro tverskaya or pushkinskaya come out to rossiya cinema now turned into glittering macao casino and pass it, go straight.

good luck!
#4 Jul 28th, 2005, 14:02
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Thanx a lot for thereply , yea basically looking for guide and someone to talk to,yea many do speak english , but very rusty and hard to communicate ,will try out the suggestion as given by u all.
#5 Jul 28th, 2005, 14:14
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Hi! I live in Moscow. Welcome to this crazy and funny and adorable city. Would love to gibe you company and any help etc. The problem is that my phone is lost. So you either write me on e-mail [/email] or call me. Today you can find me at the following phone numbers:

My name is Elena
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#6 Jul 28th, 2005, 18:55
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Wink Start a Moscow meetup thread.

Hi Rocky and Asucka,
I think first IM meetup in Moscow is coming forward. Congratulations (well in advance). Do keep in touch with us and share your experience. If possible, a few photographs plz .

Best of luck.
#7 Jul 28th, 2005, 19:04
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Asucka, it's up to you but just a word of caution to leave behind your personal details anywhere on the web. You can edit or delete your message if you want to, then get in touch with OP via private message. Do let us know about any meetups though!

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