Author

 
Valerie Leroux

Valerie Leroux

    In Russia, nature makes no allowances for tourists
    In Russia, nature makes no allowances for tourists
    In a vast wilderness in eastern Russia, scientists and tourism entrepreneurs are anxiously working out how much is left of one of the world's great...
    Stalin's ghost haunts Black Sea hotel
    Stalin's ghost haunts Black Sea hotel
    Tucked behind century old pines, the austere and sombre green building looks ghostly. A plaque at the entrance reads simply: "Stalin's Villa."