A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Spain Goes to the Olympics with High Hopes but no Flag,” 18 July 1980

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Spain Goes to the Olympics with High Hopes but no Flag,” 18 July 1980 »

27 Jul, 2021
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Although Spain won medals at the Montreal Olympics, experts are hesitant to predict the Spaniards' possibilities for success at Moscow. The Summer Games at Moscow, boycotted by many nations, may not live up to what we have come to expect from the Olympics but still the political entanglements combined with the hope the games will give to traditional underdogs should make the competition interesting.

The Olympic Boycott, 1980

The Olympic Boycott, 1980 »

27 Jul, 2021
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Although the Olympic ideal was to place sport above politics, in reality there were often political goals and messages promoted through the games

JESUS CARMONA, A TWO-PART STORY. Part 1: WHAT MAKES A DANCER THE WORLD’S BEST?

JESUS CARMONA, A TWO-PART STORY. Part 1: WHAT MAKES A DANCER THE WORLD’S BEST? »

27 Jun, 2021
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Extraordinary talent . Brilliant career . Powerful performance at the Festival . Eminent jury . UNESCO and Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation patronage . Lofty aims . Mythical setting (Bolshoi Theater) .

MADRID FUSION 2020: THE CUISINE OF THE ESSENTIAL

MADRID FUSION 2020: THE CUISINE OF THE ESSENTIAL »

23 Jan, 2020
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“Less is more” cuisine was at the forefront of the 18th Edition of Madid Fusion 2020. A tendency in style that involves dispensing with the superfluous in order to create dishes that appear simplistic, nonetheless have concealed profound reflections on the best raw materials.

STATESIDE STORIES: DEMS DEBATE WHILE TRUMP DEEMS SYRIA’S FATE

STATESIDE STORIES: DEMS DEBATE WHILE TRUMP DEEMS SYRIA’S FATE »

20 Oct, 2019
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Twelve Democratic hopefuls faced off in Ohio in mid-October in the largest US presidential primary debate in history. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump has withdrawn US military personnel from the war zones of Syria. The New York Times quotes Aleksandr Shumilin, a Middle East specialist at the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, as saying, “This is an unexpected gift for Putin.”

A SECOND OPINION: Trump Not Fully Exonerated

A SECOND OPINION: Trump Not Fully Exonerated »

10 Aug, 2019
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If you've been keeping up with the news, you may have realized that in the Congressional Hearings with Special Investigator Robert Mueller, President Trump was not fully exonerated from wrongdoing by Mueller's report. But although he may not be removed from office through impeachment, the President could be prosecuted after he leaves office for Russian collusion and obstruction of justice, both of which the he vehemently denies ever occurred.

ROMANTIC RACHMANINOFF PROMISES TO MAKE LA FILARMONICA’S 5TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORABLE

ROMANTIC RACHMANINOFF PROMISES TO MAKE LA FILARMONICA’S 5TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORABLE »

23 Jan, 2017
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The Concert: a wise mixture of rated works and less known pearls of the Russian repertoire

BREATHTAKING  ADVENTURE ON THE MOSCOW-BERLIN TRAIN FROM SPAIN

BREATHTAKING ADVENTURE ON THE MOSCOW-BERLIN TRAIN FROM SPAIN »

2 Jan, 2017
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The Spanish Talgo revolutionary innovation makes it possible to travel from Berlin to Moscow / Moscow to Berlin without changing trains! Take off and enjoy Moscow's stunning sights!

RATINGS OF COUNTRIES SHOW GLOBAL DISENCHANTMENT

RATINGS OF COUNTRIES SHOW GLOBAL DISENCHANTMENT »

7 Oct, 2014
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Global view of Russia may have nosedived but Iran is the worst rated country. Views of the U.S. are worse.

THE MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA AND VALERY GERGIEV DAZZLE MADRID

THE MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA AND VALERY GERGIEV DAZZLE MADRID »

18 Feb, 2014
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Get the feel of Maestro Gergiev’s brilliant performance in Madrid. Read this story.