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Staring up at St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia.

Photo of the Week: Moscow’s Saint Basil’s Cathedral

Of all Russia’s iconic buildings, none are more easily recognized than the colorful Saint Basil’s Cathedral. Constructed between 1555 and 1561, Saint Basil’s was built to commemorate the Russian defeat of Kaza...
by Jim Cheney

Christ the Savior Cathedral in Downtown Moscow, Russia

Photo of the Week: Moscow’s Infamous Christ the Savior Cathedral

Until recently, Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral was most famous for being the tallest Orthodox Church in the world. However, more recently, it has gotten a lot of publicity as the place were three members of the Russ...
by Jim Cheney