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Russia: Where Bigger Is Still Better

Peter Worthington | Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Russians are obsessed with size. If something is big, it's good. If it's oversized, it's better. Buildings in St. Petersburg and Moscow are huge and tend to the baroque. Visually impressive, albeit much the same. One finds oneself longing for something small and private.

Russia Missing 250,000 Museum Pieces, Ministry Of Culture Admits

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nearly a quarter of a million museum pieces from collections across Russia are missing and unaccounted for, the Ministry of Culture has determined aft...