Photos from Russia (1999)
Фотографии из России


The establishment of the first East Slavic states in the 9th century coincided with the arrival of Vikings from today's Sweden. This is in agreement with a theory explaining the name 'Rus' as coming from the Finnic languages, and indeed the name for Sweden in Finnish is Ruotsi.

see also more photos from 2005 (from Samara to the Black Sea via Moscow)
and more photos from 2000 (Golden Ring and Trans-Siberian)

 

hermitage saint petersburg

Санкт-Петербург (Эрмитаж) / St Petersburg : The Hermitage Palace-museum seen
from the nearby bridge over the Neva river

 

Petersburg Church Of the Spilled Blood

St Petersburg : Domes of the "Church of the Spilled Blood"
Храм Спаса-на-Крови в Санкт-Петербурге

 

petersburg church

St Petersburg : the "Church of the Spilled Blood"
Храм Спаса-на-Крови в Санкт-Петербурге

 

finland station petersburg

Памятник В.И. Ленину у Финляндского вокзала в Санкт-Петербург
St Petersburg : Finland strain station and statue of Lenin
(more statues of Lenin here)

 

Pushkin russian museum

Памятник Пушкиу у Русский музей в Санкт-Петербурге
Saint Petersburg : Pushkin and the Russian Museum

 

Statue of Peter the Great petersburg

Санкт-Петербург. Памятник Петру
Saint Petersburg : Statue of Peter the Great

 

peterhof

Петергоф зимой
Peterhof in winter

 

moscow Kremlin

Москва : Благовещенский собор
Moscow : Cathedral of the Annunciation in the Kremlin

 

moscow red square

Moscow : the Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) - Москва. Красная площадь.
The Lenin Mausoleum (right)
The State History Museum (centre)
and the GUM State Department Store (right)

 

Kazansky sobor

Moscow : Kazan Cathedral (Kazansky sobor - Казанский собор )

 

st basil Cathedral moscow

москва: Храм Василия Блаженного
Moscow : St Basil Cathedral

 

moscow church concrete block

Moscow : Tiny orthodox church at the foot of some ugly concrete bock

 

see also more photos from 2005 (from Samara to the Black Sea via Moscow)
and more photos from 2000 (Golden Ring and Trans-Siberian)

 

 
 

 


 

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