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Guest Blogger: The Fat Guy in Moscow – Day 1 Red Square

October 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Guest Blogger

The Fat Guy is walking across Red Square. Grey skies and red walls.
St Basil’s church is ahead of him. A beautiful, fairytale, childlike monument conceived by one of Russia’s greatest psychopaths: Ivan, the Terrible.
The Fat Guy pulls his coat tighter to keep out the fine drizzle slowly soaking into his clothes.
Igor is walking behind. Lilia [...]

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it’s just a book…soviet russia I

December 10th, 2008 · Comments Off · Coffee Table Books, History, It's just a Book, Soviet Russia

David King “The Commissar Vanishes”
An incredible book that documents the evil, lunacy and silliness of power hungry political rulers; in this case Soviet Russia. Author David King collected these images over a period of 20 years.  Soviet art departments falsified history through retouching, faking or simply cropping photographs by adding or eliminating politicians depending on [...]

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