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Getting a travel passport in St. Petersburg: money first, bitch!

March 10, 2015

Ok, so, following my previous post, I will now tell you this. I came to St. Petersburg from Helsinki to get a new travel passport. We came to the state organization that issues those travel passports. Here comes an interesting part. There is a regular state organization (called FMS) that can issue you a new […]

Ah, the good old talking through the glass!

Russian Consulate in Finland: the lair of ultimate slowness

March 9, 2015

Ok, it is time for an ultimate nagging.
All my essential documents were stolen in Ireland during the Web Summit.
Now I will tell you how I am dealing with getting all those damn papers back!

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Drivers license replacement in Russia: done right

February 28, 2015

I am very excited to tell you that, for once, something is done right by Russian state organization and not, as we say in Russia, “via the asshole”, as usual. In this case, the Russian DMV (ГИБДД). As some might know, all my documents were stolen in Dublin. So I am now in the process […]