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Moscow street scenes and more

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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow is not an easy place to live even for people earning relatively decent salaries.It is a hard place to be in many respects,...

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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Arbat Street

Welcome to Arbat, one of Moscow's pedestrian-only streets.
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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.

St. Vladimir Monument

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

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.

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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...
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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...

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

Kievsky Railway Station in Moscow

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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...

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...

Scary Stuff

My Fave Hostile Environments

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Boy Soldiers

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