FACES OF RUSSIA...Communism is no longer in their vocabulary October 16th 2019 They tell us Russians are schooled that smiling excessively is an indication of mental illness.
Expecting stern demeanours...dour Stalinist architecture and constant reminders of a cold war communist past as we dance through Putin's pastures.
A young couple...her long hair cascading...clasping close...his face snuggling into the nape of her neck.
We turn the corner...his head arching back ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Saint Petersburg Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more