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30 years on, Berlin Wall comes back to life with VR

BERLIN: A packed bus approaches Checkpoint Charlie, the Cold War's most famous border crossing, as grim-faced East German guards whisper among themselves about whether to hold you for questioning. After a few heart-stopping minutes, you and your fellow passe…
bubmag
October 25, 2019
Checkpoint

Estonia’s Russian reset

TALLINN After a nightmarish experience last year crossing the paranoid Ukraine-Russia border, I was nervous about driving alone from Moscow to Estonias capital, Tallinn early September to sell my Peugeot, which I had bought there five years ago. Estonia is a …
bubmag
October 21, 2019