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At RUA discussion forums you can discuss everything from Russian and Ukrainian culture, language, politics, history, visas, geography and travel right through to cross-cultural relationships. You can enjoy lively discussion and spirited debate about anything and everything Russian, Ukrainian and former Eastern Bloc. You can learn the reality and about the potential pitfalls and ultimate rewards which await travellers who are prepared to step behind what was once the Iron Curtain.
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