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Annual Parade of Retro Trolleybuses held in Moscow on Nov 15, 2014

Annual Parade of Retro Trolleybuses held in Moscow on Nov 15, 2014

On November 15, 2014, the Russian trolley bus service has held an annual parade of vintage trolleys, where the old fashioned vehicles could be seen on the rout along the main streets of the Russian capital, including Tverskaya Street, Kremlevskaya Embankment, Novy Arbat Street and Kutuzovsky Avenue.

Moscow Celebrates its 867th Anniversary – Happy Birthday!

Moscow Celebrates its 867th Anniversary – Happy Birthday!

This year, on September 6-7th, 2014 Moscow celebrated its 867th anniversary, and, as usual, the city was brimming to the top with concerts, joyous people walking around and dancing on the streets and in parks, wonderous firework displays, and parade of participants of International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower” on Tverskaya (I was there at the time and took lots of pictures).

The First Victory Parade at Red Square on June 24, 1945

The First Victory Parade at Red Square on June 24, 1945

Victory Parade in Russia - traditionally held on the Red Square in Moscow on May 9, the Day of the Great Victory and the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union. Besides Moscow, parades traditionally are held in other cities - the heroes of the former Soviet Union. However, 69 years ago, the first the first Victory Parade was held on June 24, 1945, over a month after the Germany surrendered to Soviet commanders, when most of divisions, soldiers and officers of Red Army were able to return back from Europe.

June 22 - the Day of Memory and Sorrow in Russia

June 22 is the day of Memory and Sorrow in Russia, marking the day when the Great Patriotic War. New picture «Lights over Sculptural Group Sorrow», in the new album The Central museum of the Great Patriotic War to join all the people who shed their tears for all those who gave their lives to fulfill the duty of defending the Motherland.

Earth Hour – Saving our planet one hour at a time

Earth Hour – Saving our planet one hour at a time

Once a year, all around the world, you can notice the lights dimming in many city areas and landmarks, people gathering with candles and chanting slogans. You might think what is being described is a blackout or global electronic disruption of some sort, but this is not the case.

«Beauty of success» — Soviet sport glorified by art

«Beauty of success» — Soviet sport glorified by art

January 30th was the opening night of the “The Beauty of Success. Soviet Sport” exhibition. It was hosted by GUM and held by the Chereshnevy Les Open Arts Festival and Institute of Russian Realistic Art.

Helping Moscow Traffic Jam: Putin’s Personal Helipad for $6.4M

Helping Moscow Traffic Jam: Putin’s Personal Helipad for $6.4M

President Putin has built a personal helipad in Kremin, construction cost 6.4 million dollars. However, Kremlin's architecture was left unharmed, so the new helipad will not spoil the view.

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Arthur Lookyanov

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