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Luggage cart at Moscow airport.

Luggage cart at Moscow airport. Maybe things aren't so different in Russia after all. (#NickInEurope)

#NickInEurope: Photos from Moscow & Prague

January 1, 1970

Yahoo! Sports writer Nick Cotsonika traveled to Russia and the Czech Republic to catch up with NHLers playing abroad during the lockout and to see what life was like in the KHL. Here's a photo diary of his trip, with pictures from on -- and off -- the ice. (All photos taken by Nick Cotsonika.)