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December, 1959  Brilliant chandeliers light an undergroud palace in Moscow’s subway.  Each of the city’s 46 subway stations differ in architectural motif; the decor stresses Soviet achievements. Construction in the 1930’s enlisted the country’s best planners and artists, and thousands of labourers. Corridors and landings house statues, murals, and gem-studded mosaics glorifying Russian leaders, soldiers, and workers. Some street-level entrances esemble classic temples.

December, 1959 Brilliant chandeliers light an undergroud palace in Moscow’s subway. Each of the city’s 46 subway stations differ in architectural motif; the decor stresses Soviet achievements.

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The memorial section of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Moscow is the Hall of Glory where there are marble slabs engraved with the names of 11,717 participants of the war who were awarded the honorary title "Hero of the Soviet Union".

Moscow, Russia, Museum of the Great Patriotic War: marble slabs engraved with the names of participants of the 1941 – 1945 war who were awarded the honorary title "Hero of the Soviet Union".

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Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California is a National Historic Landmark mansion located on the Central Coast of California, United States. It was designed by architect Julia Morgan between 1919 and 1947 for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst.

Moscow Archangel Michael Cathedral entrance. Victories of the Russian military were celebrated in the Cathedral of the Archangel. All Russian Tsars & Grand Princes were buried in the Cathedral until the time of Peter I the Great. The sole exception is Tsar Boris Fyodorovich-Feodorovich Godunov (c.1551- 23 Apr 1605) Russia & his family, probably because he took the throne instead of honoring the centuries long Rule of Inheritance by the prior ruler’s family line.

Moscow Archangel Michael Cathedral entrance. Victories of the Russian military were celebrated in the Cathedral of the Archangel. All Russian Tsars & Grand Princes were buried in the Cathedral until the time of Peter I the Great. The sole exception is Tsar Boris Fyodorovich-Feodorovich Godunov (c.1551- 23 Apr 1605) Russia & his family, probably because he took the throne instead of honoring the centuries long Rule of Inheritance by the prior ruler’s family line.

I had a magical study abroad experience. Moscow, Russia

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