Voices From Russia, Too

Sunday, 11 December 2016

11 December 2016. Our Great Russian Motherland… The Winter Palace in Piter… Yes… That’s a RECENT Pic

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Yep… it’s winter before winter in Russia again! It’s ten more days before the official faceoff, but Ol’ Baba Winter is goin’ on strong in the Rodina, as this picture from Piter shows. That’s the Winter Palace… today, the restored palace forms part of the complex of buildings housing the State Hermitage Museum (the official website of the museum complex is here). By the way, nothing in Washington comes even close to the Ermitazh in scope or grandeur… so, all American claims of “exceptionalism”, “indispensability”, and “unique goodness” are nothing but vacuous bullshit. The Ermitazh is the real deal (it was around BEFORE the USA even existed… fancy that)…

BMD

Sunday, 13 November 2016

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

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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?

BMD

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