Answer: if you are completely stopped and you here the noise only with the vehicle running the most likely grinding noise would be your power assist system for brakes and steering check fluid level, if not than transmission would be the next choice
The distance between Sacramento California and Moscow Russia is: 5820 miles (9367 km) (5058 nautical miles). It seems that this website: http://www.indo.com/cgi-bin/dist may offer answers to these distance questions.
Answer: One major difference between Russia and Western Europe is thatRussia was communist. Another difference is that Russia was part ofthe Iron Pact, while most of Western Europe was part of N.A.T.O.Western European nations were also able to maintain democracy,while Russia ultimately collapsed and had to adopt a free marketsystem.