Seven Days in Russia
Mathew G. Crisci is an internationally-recognized business executive who has been elected to Who’s Who in American Business 16 times. He is also a critically-acclaimed author of 6 works of literature covering, drama, romance and biography. www.mgcrisci.com
Crisci won an international editorial competition developed by the prestigious Russia Now newspaper (a Rossiyskaya Gazeta Company) based in Moscow, Grand prize was an all-inclusive week long trip to Russia, co-sponsored by the Russian Consulting Corporation (RCC) who planned the trip as well as provided the knowledgeable, witty and caring guides you’re about to meet.
Today’s agenda: a morning tour of the Kremlin, then afternoon with my friend Gennadii, a former school teacher, who lived about 15 minutes by metro from Central Moscow, and dinner at the Café Pushkin, which I loved the last time through
Matthew G. Crisci continues his narration of his adventures in Russia. This time he tells us about his ecounter with the work of the Russian impressionists at Tretyakov Gallery and his arrival to the Marriott Renaissance
Within a matter of minutes I went from laughing so hard I cried to viewing something so moving that it made me I cry. Not far from Red Square burns the the eternal flame that represents the millions of soldiers who perished during World War Second
All started smoothly—other than the fact that my driver, Ron, picked me up at 2:30 AM to make the 6 AM United Los Angeles-to-Moscow flight. I mean how many Americans win a grand prize for editorial excellence in a Russian newspaper!
I’m an American businessman and author with absolutely no Russian ancestry. My Dad was a butcher and my Mom a telephone operator. I grew up on the streets of New York, and had to scrap for everything I have