September 26, 2017

Now, we'd like to tell you about another walk we recently took with Olga and my family at Chistye Prudy (“Clean Ponds”) area.

You probably have already walked near the Clean Ponds, since this is a popular gathering and walking place in Moscow. And you probably know that...

September 26, 2017

Following our last note on seven Stalin's skyscrapers, we would like to tell you briefly about Vyacheslav Oltarzhevsky, the co-author of the last 7th skyscraper "Ukraina" hotel and a man of very unusual fate. The fate that included an orphanage, study at Viennese Arts...

September 12, 2017

We have just celebrated Moscow 870th anniversary. And because of this, we would like to recollect the story of 800th Moscow anniversary.

In 1947 Stalin ordered to create 8 skyscrapers to celebrate Moscow's 800th anniversary. 7 of them have been accomplished and now are...

September 11, 2017

Last Sunday we took advantage of the surprisingly good weather and walked through Baumanskaya region with Olga. In fact, before 1920th the place has been called "German settlement" and for centuries has been the foreigners quarter in Moscow.

Luckily, it's not as much de...

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