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To Go Down in History: Victory Day and American Graffiti

The 9th of May marks Victory Day for the former Soviet Union. And when it comes to parades and symbols of wartime dominance, a state newspaper proves its value. Ria Novosti, an official Kremlin news agency, covered this patriotic Monday in Red [...]

May 9, 2011 America, Archives, Graffiti, Roger Gastman
Russian Political Graffiti from the Summer 2009

Russian Political Graffiti from the Summer 2009

While not directly related to this project, I thought that this government-issued graffiti was a beautiful tribute to those Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) residents who suffered and fought through the 900-day Nazi blockade with such nobility and courage. The plaque below [...]

January 13, 2011 Archives, Graffiti, Post-Soviet, Russia, Saint Petersburg