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New Year trip to Moscow. Many thanks to Rebecca for sorting out my spelling and providing the trivia...
Travel
Sun Jan 8 2006
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Krutitskoe Podvore, a 17th century religious complex containing the Metropolitan's residence as well as the Cathedral of the Assumption (Uspenskiy Sobor)(56 KB)
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Krutitskoe Podvore(51 KB)
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Novospasskii Monastery (61 KB)
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Cathedral of the Savior (Sobor Spasa Preobrazheniya), Novospasskii Monastery, built in 1645, though a monastery existed at that location from 1490. The Bolsheviks used the complex as a concentration camp - many, including Hungarian communist leader Bela Kuhn, were murdered there in 1937 and their carcasses chucked over the wall into the adjacent pond (59 KB)
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St Basil's (56 KB)
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St Basil's (70 KB)
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Putin's New Year message, Red Square (67 KB)
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Ploschad Revolutsii Station, Moscow Metro (45 KB)
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Ploschad Revolutsii Station, Moscow Metro (52 KB)
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Komolovskaya station, Moscow Metro (52 KB)
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Moscow Metro (58 KB)
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Kievskaya Station, Moscow Metro (53 KB)
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Novoslobodskaya station, Moscow Metro (58 KB)
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Novoslobodskaya station, Moscow Metro (58 KB)
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Lolita in Bitevski Park (42 KB)
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St Basil's Cathedral (57 KB)
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Red Square (45 KB)
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Donskoi Monastery, founded in the 16th century (54 KB)
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Donskoi Monastery (62 KB)
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Kremlin Wall (54 KB)
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Frozen river and Kremlin walls (50 KB)
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St Basil's (55 KB)
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Novodevichy Convent and Monastery, beautiful 16th century convent (85 KB)
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Novodevichy Convent (55 KB)
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Novodevichy Convent (68 KB)
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Novodevichy Convent (111 KB)
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Novodevichy Convent (104 KB)
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Photo from outside a really nice Armenian restaurant called Noav Kovcheg (Noah's Ark). The skyscraper, called a Visotka, is a classic example of Stalin Gothic architecture. (48 KB)
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Doll seller on the Arbat (89 KB)
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Arbat doll seller (78 KB)
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2006, Novii Arbat (New Arbat), ugly apartment blocks decked up... (59 KB)
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Novii Arbat(85 KB)
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Novodevichy Convent (58 KB)