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The State Museum

Official residence of the government of gingerbread land (because it reminded my wife of a gingerbread house)
More Moscow - Big gold and little eggs

August 25th 2008
Day 2 of 2 in Moscow was devoted to seeing those compulsory sights of Moscow - Red Square and the Kremlin. Now we had of course heard of Red Square before, but never seen it on TV. So naively, we were expecting some rather large impressive square, possibly painted red, and most definitely with fake soldiers parading around - maybe even allowing you to take a photo with them for a few rubles. No ... 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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