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Street Artist and Model

The street artist and his model in Moscow's Sokolniki park.

Artist Ilya Ptichkin Capturing Images of Old Moscow

Artist Ilya Ptichkin is trying to capture on canvas what remains of old Moscow.
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Moscow Street – and Yard – Art

The Moscow street art scene (to be updated).

Rebel Militia Road Block

For sale in a Moscow department store: resin figures of the east Ukrainian armed militia manning a road block on the border line separating the rebel...

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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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...

Kerala, India

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Chocolate Putin

A few years ago I saw Russian president Vladimir Putin immortalized in chocolate, and I'm still wondering who bought him and how they ate him.

Girl Power

Several battalions of impeccably dressed smiling ladies took part in the Victory Day military parade on Red Square.

Iraq

A few pictures from various places in Iraq, mostly shot in 2003, after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, during a relatively quiet period in...

Istanbul, Turkey

It is unbelievable but I did visit Istanbul virtually by mistake, en route to a region that was about to explode in civil war,...

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Amman, Jordan

Kievsky Railway Station in Moscow

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Scary Stuff

My Fave Hostile Environments

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Boy Soldiers

Baptism by Fire

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