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St Basil's Cathedral

Monument of Minia & Pozarsky Led militia that freed Moscow from Polish forces in 1612
RUSSIA...Magnificent Moscow & its Magnificent Moments #1

August 29th 2020
Like a concerto the Russian rivers carried us in three movements...two fast outer movements and a slow lyrical middle movement. I do not know if t'was its classical or purely Russian form but it was punctuated with cadenzas...brilliant dramatic solo passages where soloists play and the orchestra pauses and remains silent. Soloists standing or sitting in front of the orchestra contrasting the ... read more
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Russian Flag 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
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30th August 2020

Marvelous Indeed!
What a fantastic look at some of the most marvelous sights in Moscow! Like the architecture of St. Basil's Cathedral, the Moscow Metro Stations are also magnificent works of art. Moscow definitely is one of the great cities of the world. Really wish I could see it in person one day, but at least I've gotten to visit St. Petersburg! Great photos, DAVE!!
31st August 2020

Marvelous Indeed!
I can imagine you in Moscow Syl...you'd love it. You have picked my favourite photo as well. There are so many faces of St Basil's and each has an intriguing history that I have only touched on. Let us hope it is not too far away that you can discover them too!

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