War games were quite usual and sometimes even obligatory thing in Soviet Union both for children (pioneers) and for adults. "Zarnitsa" (sheet lightning) was the most widespread and famous one, when a big
group of people was divided into two confronting teams. The aim was to capture a flag, "secret" documents or army headquarters. Here are some historical photos. It looks like a real war.
One of the most enchanting fountains of Moscow has opened this summer in Tsaritsino park. People from the whole city come to see unforgettable show - streams of different colors and shapes dance according great number of various musical compositions. The fountain is called in
honour of former Russian empress Ekaterina the Second. Though actually it is the king of Moscow fountains and probably it can measure his strength with the famous fountains of St. Petersburg, like "Sampson kills the lion". Anyway, it looks magnificent.