Posts Tagged With: Moscow

POLITICS No „Comrade“ Nonsense Anymore!

In Zimbabwe they begin to wake up to reality … YOU COULD GO TO PRISON, some years ago, if you forgot to call Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe „Comrade“ face to face. All his compañeros from the struggle for liberation in the 1970s were „Comrades“, or at least „Cmr“ in print. This communist or socialist address … Continue reading »

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DISCOVERY The Great U-Tube-Art In New York!

Did you know that the tunnels of the tube are a huge gallery? WELL, YES, WE MARVEL ABOUT THE METRO IN MOSCOW. This vast system, filled with kitshy decorations and Stalinist examples of „Peoples Art“, executed by poor prisoners of war and terror. But for decades we forgot, that the „Tube“ in New York was … Continue reading »

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ODDITIES Moments You Never Forget … (No. 14)

Standing on Red Square, wondering why it is so large!It’s a miracle: The Tiananmen Square in Beijing is much, much larger. But the Red Square in Moscow looks endlessly bigger. Why is that so? The Red Square measures 70 x 330 m (77 x 360 yards) only, compared to the 500 x 800 m (550 … Continue reading »

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