Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya

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The so called Seven Sisters of Moscow are arguably the most famous Stalinist buildings. To me, they evoke the Soviet Union and are quintessentially Russian. Well, the Hilton Moscow occupies the former Leningradskaya Hotel, designed in the 50’s to be … Read More

Golden Ring of Russia

The Golden Ring of Russia is a group of historically important cities and towns northeast of Moscow. The name comes from a series of essays on ancient cities published by the journalist Yuri Bychkov in 1967 and titled “Golden Ring”. … Read More

10 Days in Moscow

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Moscow, oh Moscow! What a spectacular city! We spent a week there on our way to Siberia and another four days on our way back, where we said good bye to Russia. And it wasn’t enough to feel all the … Read More

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