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The romance and excitement of flying are long gone, replaced with a new landscape of long airport security lines and sometimes power-hungry TSA agents. Clearing customs was once an exciting way to document your travels with a passport stamp; now it’s yet another inconvenience on an exhausting trip. The debate isn’t whether airport security needs enhancement but just how to integrate positive change safely without jeopardizing a country’s borders and inconveniencing low-risk passengers.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
Just around the bend from the Kremlin, 5th Kotelnicheskiy Lane is an unremarkable, narrow street ascending from the embankment of the Moscow River. At the top of the hill, on the right-hand side, there is an unremarkable, two-story yellow building.