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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE

    Art House: ice hockey star Kharlamov is the stuff of 'Legend'

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Yvonne Teh Art house Valeri Kharlamov was a Soviet-era ice hockey star widely considered to be one of the game's greats. A veritable goal-scoring machine with a flamboyant and sniping style of play, the Moscow-born star's career highlights include 193 goals in 292 games for the USSR, and two Olympic gold medals. Kharlamov's jersey ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... was once the finest in the Soviet Union, but by the end of the 20th century its best days were far behind it, and in 2004- in a move heavily criticised by many- it was demolished. Aside from ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Soviet style Its asymmetrical facade a Soviet-era monument to Stalin-inspired fears and indecision (the architect is said to have been unsure which design had been ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - world cup special

    Hangover survival tips

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:41pm by Rob McGovern

    ... hangover cure all over the former Soviet Union. It is a fermented drink made with rye bread that has been dried (and in some cases burnt) and then steeped in water before being bottled with sugar ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Kong residents holding British and other Western passports were left to the mercies of the Kazakhstan consulate and its long, soviet-style list of visa requirements. Now, the Kazakh government ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: The Hundred-year Old Man Who Climbed Out of The Window and Disappeared

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... war, helping develop the atomic bomb, and banishment to a Soviet gulag after incurring Stalin's wrath. The flashbacks that recount Karlson's colourful past are amusing ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Sleeping partners

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by WEE KEN KOON

    ... Wee Kek Koon Sleeping partners Whenever individuals or organisations perceive threats to the “family”, they speak as if the monogamous union of one man and one woman has been sacrosanct since time immemorial for all humanity. They fail to consider polygamy, historically a viable matrimonial arrangement for many peoples, including Hebrews, Indians, Koreans and Chinese. Monogamy ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING


    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by ATLANTIC

    ... (Sep 24- Oct 23) After this week you will see your ambitions in a much clearer light. You’ll know what is and isn’t possible and a sun-Saturn union indicates you won’t let your illusions rule ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Home strange home

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by TELEGRAPH

    ...   The underground railway Two years before the Soviet Union crumbled, Leonid Mulyarchik (below) had an unusual and, some say, insane idea: to build an underground rail system to serve his local community ... the Soviet era people were used to the fact that everything was done for them. They are not used to having to do everything yourself." When the former factory worker started construction, ...

  9. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Chopard acquires luxury hotel at heart of Paris

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:21pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... the Palme d'Or, has adorned many megastars on the red carpet with dazzling bling. Now the group has expanded its business territory to hospitality by acquiring Union Hôtelière Parisienne- ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - world cup special

    Hunger games: City has a restaurant for (almost) every team

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:41pm by Mischa Moselle, Bernice Chan

    ... on a Russian vibe will have little choice but to head for Hong Kong's only Russian and Ukrainian restaurant. While the service can be an epic Soviet-standard fail, the pelmeni (dumplings) ...




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