The Grand Metro: Moscow II

In Russia, Stalin conceived of the idea that the common man must also experience the grandeur of the palaces! As they spent a lot of time in the underground, he felt the Moscow Metro stations, started construction in1935, should be as grandiose as the castles and palaces. However, he was unable to build more than … Continue reading The Grand Metro: Moscow II

State and Religion: Kremlin and the Orthodox Russian Church, Moscow I

Russia is a country that has undergone a lot of turmoil over the centuries. People have suffered. The authoritarian rule of the Tzars was followed by the pains of revolution and then what is called the totalitarian rule during the Stalin era! All over Moscow you see this tumultuous history depicted. Kremlin is a fortress … Continue reading State and Religion: Kremlin and the Orthodox Russian Church, Moscow I