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Guest Blogger: The Fat Guy in Moscow – Day 2 The House by the River

November 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Guest Blogger

Lilia points out a large, ageing apartment block on the bank of the Moscow River.
“This is the House on the River. Everyone knows it. If you say to a friend: ‘I’ll meet you by the House on the River’, he will know where it is. Stalin had it built. They were apartments for the government [...]

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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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