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Totally Wired

A view of Kolokolnaya Street, in downtown Petersburg, crisscrossed by telecom cables. Photo by the Russian Reader

Telecom Operators Taking Their Time Clearing Nevsky Prospect of Wires… 1,127 more words


0,10 - Iwan Puni. Werke aus der Sammlung Berninger und Fotografien der russischen Revolution aus der Sammlung Herzog (Benteli Verlag, 2003)

This catalogue accompanied the exhibition “0,10 – Iwan Puni und Fotografien der Russischen Revolution” at Museum Jean Tinguely Basel from 12. April bis 28. September 2003. 187 more words


Last Address: Nikolai Yushkevich

Here lived Nikolai Ignatyevich Yushkevich, clerk. Born 1900. Arrested 23 October 1937. Shot 10 November 1937. Exonerated 1957.

Last Address Foundation
45 Tavricheskaya Street, St. Petersburg… 891 more words


9/5/1918 Bolshevik problems: sulky workers and stingy peasants #1918Live

A problem for Russia’s Bolsheviks is that they are strong in the big cities but weak in the countryside. The danger is that if the peasants (the great bulk of Russia’s population) are not forthcoming with food supplies then the city’s will starve and the… 154 more words


Sonnet 31

Thy bosom is endeared with all hearts,
Which I by lacking have supposed dead,
And there reigns love and all love’s loving parts,
And all those friends which I thought buried. 95 more words


Nevsky Prospect: Industrial Climber

Industrial Climber, Nevsky Prospect, Central District, Petersburg, 10 April 2018. Photo by the Russian Reader



Crow, Central District, Petersburg, 9 April 2018. Photo by the Russian Reader