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The State Academic Bolshoi Theater of Russia, State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater of Russia, or just the Bolshoi Theater is one of the largest in Russia and one of the most significant opera and ballet theaters in the world. The complex of theater buildings is located in the center of Moscow, at the Teatralnaya (Theater) Square.
July 1, 2005 the theater was closed for the long-planned reconstruction. On Friday, October 28, 2011 after six years of large-scale reconstruction the Bolshoi Theater was reopened.
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Vasya Lozhkin is Russian artist living in a small town of Solnechnogorsk located in Moskovskaya oblast. In his paintings he portrays parallel world – the world of psychosis, madness, extreme forms of mental states, visions and hallucinations.
If sometimes there are intersections with reality they are very little. This is not a reflection of our lives in a distorting mirror but a frightening fantasy world and the lives of the ghosts. He also likes to paint cats and bunnies.
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For a small fee of 50 Rubles (about 2 USD) you can go up the bell tower of Voznesenskaya Church (Suzdal, Vladimirskaya oblast) and see in detail the origin of well-known Russian bell ringing.
Museum of lace is a museum in Vologda city, the branch of Vologda State Historical, Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve. The address: Vologda, Kremlin Square, 12.
The museum is located in the historic center of Vologda in a two-story stone building – an object of cultural heritage of federal importance of the 18th century.
One of the most interesting events of recent Kaliningrad city Christmas fair was the reconstruction of assault of ancient Russian fortress Izborsk happened in 1349. The photos were captured by Andrey Rumyantsev.
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The main objective of the Center is the preservation, revival and development of folk arts and crafts, as well as traditional and contemporary forms of arts and crafts. The address of the Center is Khanty-Mansiysk city, Roznina Str., 119. The photos were captured by padunskiy (all pictures are clickable).
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Flyonovo is a very small village (27 people in 2007) located in Smolensk oblast of Russia (about 14 km from Smolensk city). The village has the only street – Museum Street. Here are the pictures of Flyonovo village places of interest captured by vj-jjic.
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