Paul Edwards leaves Moscow for the sweeping flatlands that even today offer solace and romance in a time of upheaval.
Don't let the tux fool you - James Bond loves a bit of bling.
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Brian Johnston sails into a land of monks, murder and majesty on the river route from Moscow to St Petersburg.
Russia is a place it's impossible to get a grip on.
At the unfashionable end of the Trans-Siberian railway line, Louise Southerden loses all sense of direction.