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    Never get a taxi if there is...

    by DRStorey Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Never get a taxi if there is more than just the driver is already in it. Don't pay the extremely high prices for the taxi ride in from the airport. Try and pre-arrange the transportation into the city in advance. Some of the nightclubs may sound good but can be dangerous. Avoid the same areas in Moscow as you would in Toronto or New York at night. Always carry you visa and passport with you. Copies on your visa may be accepted but there is no guarantee. Cops are always looking for a pay raise and will pray on unsuspecting people who look like they may have cash. Don't drink the tap water anywhere.

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  • If in any religious places or...

    by becks Written Aug 24, 2002

    If in any religious places or areas where respect needs to be showm, eg Lenin's Tomb, don't put your hands in your pockets, it's thought of as disrespectful and women need to cover their heads. If you fail to do this you may be 'whisteled' at by the armed guards who are present in most of Moscow.

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    Cold weather

    by Pete.Gibson Updated Oct 4, 2005

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    If you visit in winter which can be rewarding, dont forget to bring a warm hat , something that covers your ears, because the temperture can drop below -10, and a pair of warm gloves

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    Roads

    by kris-t Written Aug 3, 2005

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    Russia has 2 problems: fools and roads... Sometimes you can see something like that even on Moscow's streets...

    Moscow roads
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    Fire

    by kris-t Written Aug 2, 2005

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    Here you can see Manej before fire 14.03.2004.... It looked great evenin spite of, the ugly modern square around...

    Moscow, Manej
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    Fire

    by kris-t Written Aug 2, 2005

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    Sometimes it happens... It was the great historical building before 14 March 2004... Near the Kremlin

    Moscow, Manej
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    Be careful with your cam

    by pretty33555 Written May 22, 2005

    That concerns Rock Vegas. The people working there are very crazy and agressive they swear to break your cam if they should see that the stage or the bar are captured there.

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    Some things one should take into account

    by pretty33555 Written Jun 21, 2003

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    People!
    It's taxi's drivers who can overcharge you, then policemen who can ask you to show your passport and just deft burglars and robbers.

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    If you are watching the...

    by frankcanfly Written Sep 12, 2002

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    If you are watching the changing of the guards at Lenin's tomb, don't get too close to the soldiers, or you could get kicked!! (ouch, I know firsthand...)

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    no alcohol when you drive,...

    by lorgnierl Written Aug 24, 2002

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    no alcohol when you drive, even a beer
    no smoking in transports
    don t forget to ask autorisation for icone to cross the border (ministery of culture)

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    moscow is not a dangerous...

    by fabrice Written Aug 24, 2002

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    moscow is not a dangerous city,even at night,most of the time,crime is a matter of maffiosi against other maffiosi

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