Mariya Boston

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Articles by Mariya Boston

Whose Moscow is it, anyway?

Rustem Adagamov, known as Drugoi in his LiveJournal, a rather well-known photographer and public figure, posted a series of photos entitled “Курбан-байрам по-московски” – “Kurban-Bayram Moscow-style”, which was celebrated on Friday, October 26th. The photos and the captions to them are rather objective, but there is one line in his post that tells it all: “Это теперь тоже наша Москва и к ней нужно привыкнуть” – “Now this is our Moscow, too, and it’s time to get used to it”.

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