Trainspotting


Train passing by in Moscow, Russia:

The view from a monorail train window:

Snow, trees, trams & trains


The Colors of the Battle: Spring vs. Winter. Part 2.

I decided to make the second part of the “Colors of the battle: Spring vs. Winter” post. Finally, spring is in the air:

The Peoples Friendship Fountain.


The Peoples Friendship Fountain (1951-54) at All-Russia Exhibition Centre (VDNKh), Moscow. 16 golden sculptures represent republics of the Soviet Union: the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (Ukrainian SSR), the Uzbek SSR, the Georgian SSR, the Lithuanian SSR, the Latvian SSR, the Tajik SSR, the Turkmen SSR, the Karelo-Finnish SSR, the Estonian SSR, the Armenian SSR, the Moldavian SSR, the Kirghiz (Kyrgyz ) SSR, the Azerbaijan SSR, the Kazakh SSR & the Soviet Socialist Republic of Belarus (Byelorussian SSR).  The project of the fountain by architects K. Topuridze & G. Konstantinovsky.