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To Russia With Love?

There seems to be one glaring omission from all these great episodes of travel throughout Europe: Moscow. It is technically part of Europe, right? Russia is repeatedly mentioned in other episodes of the show because of its influence on other nations, during the Cold War or otherwise. It seems like you could do many episodes on such a large and storied city, if you were so inclined. Perhaps they're not friendly to western media? I can't imagine Iran was either. Any plans to visit, Mr. Steves?

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Russia is not on the list for the next TV season, but the much-requested Romania and Bulgaria are!

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Thanks for that information, Laura. What good news! I'll be watching for them.

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Laura, is it new Bulgaria? I remember seeing one few years ago. Romania must be new, I haven't seen it yet (meaning R.S. TV program).

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Yes, this will replace the old Bulgaria show (2001) in TV rotation, and Romania is a brand-new topic for Rick.

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Rick's new PBS TV series start in September (every second year). Since these shows are not yet filmed, they probably won't be edited and on the air until the end of the group, in November or December. New DVDs are usually available for purchase by December, as well, for the holidays.

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For what it's worth, I'd also like to express interest in Minsk/Belarus as well as Kiev/Ukraine; whenever it's not a conflict zone, that is.

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I realize this is an old thread but I thought I would throw in that Kiev is worth the effort.