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1. What Lies Beneath

On the architectural heritage of Moscow that is being lost, bit by bit, though not without some resistance by dedicated scientists and activists.

Tags: moscow, architecture, dissent, preservation
2. Sidewalk Art

One person’s problem becomes another person’s easel. An artist takes on his city’s sidewalk problems with a bit of porcelain creativity. One person can make a difference.

Tags: architecture, city life, art
3. Restoring the Future

A determined artist, photographer, and activist takes on the restoration of some wooden homes in a village just outside of Samara. In the process, she learns much about angle grinders, her fellow Russians, and, of course, herself.

Tags: volunteerism, architecture
4. Tomsk Treasures in Trouble

Historic wooden buildings in Tomsk are under threat.

Tags: architecture, Siberia, news, tomsk
5. Soviet Disneyland: Exploring VDNKh

One of our favorite spots in Moscow is a surreal blend of theme park, museum, and Stalinist kitsch.

Tags: soviet union, architecture, stalin, Moscow, travel
6. Cave Bears, Corruption, and Life on Venus

This week, education is worth fighting for; corrupt officials go for all-or-nothing; and Lenin's mausoleum makeover is cancelled.

Tags: architecture, space, corruption, bears, lenin, Siberia, education
7. Journeys through the Russian Empire

Excerpt from a new book in which the author recreates the famous journeys of the photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky.

Tags: photography, architecture, Karelia
8. The Inheritance of the Tsars: Russia's Claim to Rome

Russia-watchers sometimes encounter the idea that Moscow is the "Third Rome." But where does this idea come from, and what does it mean?

Tags: Orthodox Church, politics, architecture, art, religion, russian history
9. Come On In, the Bombshelter's Fine

A swimming pool for the disabled is set to be built in an unorthodox location.

Tags: architecture, st. petersburg, history, sports, social issues
10. Piter's People – Maxim Kosmin

Maxim is a blogger and photographer who helps everyone to see the charm of St. Petersburg historic apartments.

Tags: photography, urban, blog, architecture, st. petersburg

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