5 Upgraded Center of the Russian Pentagon

Upgraded Center of the Russian Pentagon

Here is a new cool place built in Moscow for public events of the Russian Pentagon or the National Defence
Control Center. What you see is actually a covered yard, it looks rather impressive once you are there.
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2 The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Another interesting place we're about to visit is the State Central Museum of Contemporary History in
Moscow whose exhibits are related to the period of the new history of Russia, XX century.
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2 Stars of the First Soviet Skyscrapers

Stars of the First Soviet Skyscrapers

The so-called "Seven Sisters" are seven buildings which became the first Soviet skyscrapers in the time of Stalin. For a long period of time they remained the highest buildings in Europe. Initially they planned to build eight of them, they even made a stylobate in Zaryadye, but finally they constructed the "Rossiya" hotel on it. Today, there are seven "skyscrapers of Stalin": Moscow State
University on the Vorobyovy Hills, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, two residential ones, and two hotels - "Ukraine" (Radisson Royal) and "Leningrad" (Hilton Leningradskaya). Stars are only on six of them because the spire of the building accommodating the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was too fragile to hold a star. They are all different and made from different materials.
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3 Retrofuturism On Moscow Streets In 1938

Retrofuturism On Moscow Streets In 1938

Moscow, 1938, something looking rather futuristic is crawling along
the street...Just look at these curves, shapes and aesthetics!
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0 Moscow And Its Citizens In the 1960s

Moscow And Its Citizens In the 1960s

A set of wonderful pictures of Moscow in the 1960s taken by a prominent Soviet photojournalist
Dmitry N. Baltermants. See how dramatically different the Russian capital and its people were.
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0 Moscow Military Hospitals In 1914

Moscow Military Hospitals In 1914

These rather interesting images, dating back to 1914, depict hospitals of Moscow for wounded and sick military
patients. Although they are in large groups, lying all together, they seem to have had good medical care.
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1 Festive Firework In the Center of Moscow

Festive Firework In the Center of Moscow

The most famous Russian exhibition center VDNKh has celebrated its 75th anniversary (for the time of its exisence the complex was
repeatedly renamed). The event was finished by a wonderful fireworks display. Feel the atmosphere of that holiday, too.
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1 Moscow Children In the Early 1960s

Moscow Children In the Early 1960s

American photographer and journalist, Carl Mydans made a series of wonderful color photographs for LIFE magazine
in the early 1960s. You are going to see winter Moscow of that time and kids enjoying a Russian frost.
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5 Submarine B 396: One of the Best Moscow Museums

Submarine B 396: One of the Best Moscow Museums

Submarine B-396 is one of the most popular Moscow museums, but this photo story will not repeat what has already been shown or told. The diesel-electric submarine B-396 "Novosibirsk Komsomolets" was built in 1980 to be used as part of the
Northern Fleet and sail to the Mediterranean Sea, North and South Atlantic, western coast of Africa, in the Barents and Norwegian Seas. The submarine was decommissioned in 1998 and exhibited in the Naval museum in 2006.
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4 30 Minutes Flight Around Moscow

30 Minutes Flight Around Moscow

We are going to join the team of "Helicopters of Russia" holding company to
enjoy a 30-minute flight around Moscow. Too many pics but they deserve it!
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