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Kremlin - from a distance

Kremlin - Putin's entrance

Kremlin - Putin's entrance

Kremlin wall

Kremlin wall

Kremlin wall

Kremlin wall

Kremlin - the Arsenal

Kremlin - the Arsenal on the left

Kremlin - the Senate where Putin's office is

Kremlin - the Senate where Putin's office is

Kremlin - Church of the 12 Apostles

Kremlin - Cathedral of the Assumption

Kremlin - Cathedral of the Assumption

Kremlin - Cathedral of the Archangel

Kremlin - Cathedral of the Archangel

Kremlin - Cathedral of the Archangel

Kremlin - Cathedral of the Archangel

Kremlin - Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer on the left

Kremlin - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a changing of the guard

Kremlin - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a changing of the guard

Red Square

Red Square - GUM

Red Square - St. Basil's Cathedral, Lenin's tomb and Savior's Tower

Red Square - historical museum

Red Square - Kazan Cathedral

Red Square - Lenin's tomb

Red Square - Lenin's tomb

Red Square - Savior's Tower

Red Square

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral

Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer

rebuilt from 1994-1999 after Stalin demolished the original

Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer

Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer

Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer

Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer

on the grounds of Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer

one of the "7 sisters," buildings built with similar design

this is on the campus of Moscow State University

one of the "7 sisters," buildings built with similar design

this one is an apartment house

one of the "7 sisters," buildings built with similar design

the sisters here are Monica, Lynn, and Kim

Novodevichiy Convent

Novodevichiy Convent

Novodevichiy Convent

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro with Ann in front

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

Moscow metro

first McDonald's in Russia

McDonald's on Red Square with metal detectors

Tretyakov Gallery

much larger than it appears from the front entrance

view from our hotel window

memorial to Yuri Gargarin

FSB

the KGB went out of business and our guide said they were replaced by the FSB which does the same things in the same way

 

 

2008 Rick Wexler   last updated February 21, 2008