Happy 868th Birthday, Moscow!


Apollinary Vasnetsov — Moscow Kremlin, 1897.
Apollinary Vasnetsov — Moscow Kremlin, 1897.

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#RussianProverb: Do Not Saw Off the Branch You Are Sitting On


Alkonost (lubok), the end of the 18th c - beginning of the 19th c.
Alkonost (lubok), the end of the 18th c – beginning of the 19th c.

Не пили сук, на котором сидишь

(ne pilí suk, na kotórom sidísh).

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