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The St. Basil’s Cathedral, or the Church of the Intercession on the moat, or Pokrovsky Cathedral, is the most recognizable temple of Moscow, became a symbol of all Russia. This Orthodox Church on the Red Square is part of...
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We have heard this words over and over in the news but few times we know exactly what its meaning or definition is. What is the Kremlin? A kremlin is a major fortified central complex found in historic Russian...
When you think of some of the classic vehicles to emerge from the Soviet era it’s easy to build an image of a lumbering stereotype of Soviet cars; a kind of dull, functional car that looked and felt extremely...

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