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Saturday, 26 November 2016

26 November 2016. Echoes of the Past: Pre-New Year’s Shop Window Display, 1955



Kids will be kids… Sov kids at a pre-New Year holiday shop window display. Kids haven’t changed, have they?


26 November 2016. Only in Russia… When You HAVE to Get It from Point A to Point B

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Russians NEVER give up. If you need to get it from Point A to Point B, necessity becomes the mother of invention…


Sunday, 13 November 2016

13 November 2016. It’s Just Another Normal Day in the Rodina… Snow in Piter!



This was Tuesday 8 November in Piter, on Palace Square. The couple is wearing clothing in the style of the time of Tsar Pyotr Veliki. It looks like the famed Russian winter is setting in, on time, on schedule, and as snowy as ever. Where did I put that ushanka and my valenki?


Monday, 7 December 2015

7 December 2015. WTF… It Has to be Russia! Now, These are Snowmen!

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When there’s enough snow to make snowmen, winter is truly and positively here… WTF! It HAS to be Russia… you can’t understand it with your mind, you can only accept it for what it is


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