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Lubyanka (former KGB headquarters)  

Lubyanka (former KGB headquarters)

The infamous building served as a prison and torture chamber. A joke from the Soviet period is that the Lubyanka had a great view - from there one could see Siberia.

September 29th 2007
It was already dark when I arrived at Moscow-Vnukovo on a Saturday evening. I took the airport express train to Kievskaya station (RUR 100 or EUR 2,70) from where I walked down the lively old Arbat street towards my pre-booked accommodation in the Hostel Moscow, conveniently located in an apartment building near the Arbatskaj ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Moscow

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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