Russian knock off "bullet train" max speed: 200 KM/h (TGV averages 320, the Shinkansen 275). I'm assuming the French and Japanese versions also have A/C and seats that recline.
The bar of the Pushkin cafe, it's a pity we didn't have more time here and less time in the former state run mall.
The interior of one of Stalins Seven Sisters, now a Hilton hotel. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Sisters_(Moscow) (be sure to copy/paste the whole link, for some reason Smug doesnt keep the ( attached )
Chandelier in one of Stalins Seven Sisters, now a Hilton hotel in Mosow.
Another interior shot of the Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel, I wonder if the fact that McDonalds seems to have controlled Stalin has anything to do with the eventual downfall of communism? (behind the small chandelier on the back wall you can see the McDonalds logo).
Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel
Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel skylight where the KGB could more easily watch you.
Aside from the font this could be any other downtown area*
*that used to be the heart of an evil empire
Remember the great wheat harvest of '54 or something
More street signs
I guess in Moscow they're slightly more open to tourists or at least diplomats
Quick, let McDonalds know a cyber cafe chain is using their colors
What on earth is that creature supposed to be? I mean really what is it?
Walls of the Kremlin
Tower and Putins place in the background
In Soviet Russia, Kremlin photographs you
It almost looks like it was colored like an Easter egg.
Ghosts from Pac Man, PPShs and the end of the Great Patriotic war. I wonder how long it would take something similar to be defaced on a US subway
Close up of the tile work
Would that be art deco?
That was actually one of the least user friendly in car maps I've seen on a subway in a while
I think I prefer the other light style, it looked more like something Verne or Tesla would've used
At least their subways are clean
It's stabbing the sky!
This looks like a nice courtyard