The cutest monument in Murmansk (and Russian love for cats)

Just a few hundred meters away from Murmansk's largest monument ( the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War) sits what is probably the city's smallest and undoubtedly the cutest. In 2013 the inhabitants of Murmansk were called to cast their preference for a new monument to be put on the shores... Continue Reading →

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Le Corbusier in Moscow

In the fall of 2015 the City of Moscow unveiled a monument to the famous Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, in front of the only building that the architect designed in Russia’s capital. Located on the historical Myasnitskaya street, this is one of the favorite spots for architectural walking tours, along with the famous Stalin skyscrapers, but... Continue Reading →

The Church of the Remarkable Lady

This is Успенская церковь, or Church of the Assumptionon on Kremlin Street in Suzdal, Russia. On the outside it is painted in dark red, with white edges that underline the original, irregular architecture.

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