Cosmonautics Day


Yuri Gagarin and the Monument to the Conquerors of Space behind him

Yuri Gagarin and the Monument to the Conquerors of Space (1964) behind him.

Happy Cosmonautics Day!

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Happy Orthodox Easter!


Holy Trinity #Church (1677–92) in #Ostankino. #Moscow #Russia #Easter

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Христос Воскресе!

Christ is Risen!

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#Russia: Drone Captures Majesty of Worker & Kolkhoz Woman Statue


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Portrait Medallions of Peter I & Catherine II


Peter I & Catherine II
Peter I & Catherine II

Portrait medallions of Peter the GreatCatherine the Great, 1775-1790s.

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The “Circle of Light” Festival in Ostankino


"Circle of Light" Festival at the All-Russian Exhibition CenterThese are the photos and videos from the 4th Circle of Light International Festival which took place in many locations of Moscow. The ones presented here were taken at the All-Russian Exhibition Center (aka VDNKh) and near Ostankino pond. Continue reading “The “Circle of Light” Festival in Ostankino”