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08/10/2010 01:53 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dostoevsky Darkens The Moscow Subway

The Dostoevskaya station -- which opened this summer in memory of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky -- met a fair share of opposition when psychologists expressed concern that dark murals of the violent scenes from Dostoevsky's books could put riders in gloomy moods -- or, worse, even encourage suicidal impulses.

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