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Moscow street scenes and more

Moscow: Under Construction

This is how Moscow streets look today - and will look until the fall (or later) while large-scale reconstruction is in progress.https://www.instagram.com/p/BT8dgPal4II/?taken-by=suave_khmer

Organic Food Store with a Nasty Twist

German Sterligov's organic food store: no gays allowed, the rest get a nice smile.PS. Actually, the sign outside says "ENTRY BANNED TO FAGGOTS".

Artist Ilya Ptichkin Captures Images of Old Moscow

Artist Ilya Ptichkin is trying to capture on canvas what remains of old Moscow.

Exegi Monumentum Aere Perennius

They say half of the Moscow population are engaged in the security business (the other half apparently are in the stealing business), so a...
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Lenin, Stalin, Putin

Foreign and Russian visitors to Moscow love to take pictures with various impersonators - from czar Ivan the Terrible to Stalin and Putin.

Moscow’s Painted Cars

There are quite a few cars in Moscow (and other Russian cities) featuring so-called aerography car art, turning the vehicles into moving pictures, sometimes funny, sometimes scary. Some images are real masterpieces, but most are quite tasteless.

St. Vladimir Monument

Here is the monument to St. Vladimir, the Russian ruler who brought Christianity to Russia about 1,000 years ago.

Accidental Photos

In the morning, roughly at 7AM, while walking my doggy I  spotted these two men sitting on a bench, chatting. The identical way in which...
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Here Stood a Temple

The plaque on the left says a temple bearing the name of Saint Trinity stood on this spot between 1625 and 1934. Tverskaya St., Moscow.

Alley of Russian Rulers Gets New Arrivals

Peter the Great looks at the fresh arrivals to the alley of Russian rulers, a project sponsored by Russia's Military History Society with all...

Moscow Churches 1

Yelokhovsky Cathedral.Church of the Shroud of Virgin Mary.Church of Martyr Nikita.Insurrection Cathedral at Gorokhovoe Pole.https://www.instagram.com/p/BPupdhaAMD7/?taken-by=newsbeeThe Old Believers's Church near the Belarus Railway Station.

Hand-Made Bird Houses in Sokolniki Park

Every spring some folks in Russia, including big cities like Moscow, build wooden birdhouses for starlings. Actually, I never saw starlings in this particular...

Kalashnikov Statue Causes Controversy in Moscow

There is undoubtedly nothing artistic about the statue to the father of the legendary AK-47: a man with a submachine-gun and the ubiquitous St....

Moscow Zoo

The note mentions the wolves' feeding time, which is 4 PM, and says that Mondays are fasting days.

Scary Stuff

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