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Orthodox Church on Red Square

Moscow Churches 2

I wasn't able to pass by the Old Believers' church near the Belarusian railway station without taking a couple of pictures. Looking great!

Artist Ilya Ptichkin Captures Images of Old Moscow

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

Waiting for Customers…

An artist on Moscow´s pedestrian Arbat street waits for customers to order their portraits.

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 Zoo

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

A foreign tourist makes a selfie, squatting over the round metal plaque saying this is Moscow's zero kilometer from which the distance is...

Honey Time Again

It's honey time in Moscow, the season of honey fairs in the city where people believe that honey can cure all, or almost all,...

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...

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
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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.

Perlov Tea House to Brighten Your Day in Gray Moscow

On gray and depressing days like today, and especially when you run out of tea or coffee, it is a good idea to visit the Perlov Tea House.
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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.

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...

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...

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