More Inside the Dacha

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The entrance and main hall of Stalin’s Kuntsevo Dacha

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

image from http://w3.osaarchivum.org/galeria/05031953/sect02/pic11.html
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History of Secrecy

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After Stalin’s death, plans were made for Kuntsevo Dacha to be made into a museum, but Khrushchev discarded the idea. Today, the site is off-limits to the public and there are no plans for its reopening.

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

sources: http://wikimapia.org/8732271/Kuntsevo-Dacha, http://themoscownews.com/local/20101118/188211838.html, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuntsevo_Dacha

Kuntsevo Dacha

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This week we’ll be peeking inside Kuntsevo Dacha, Stalin’s home on the outskirts of Moscow. He lived there for about two decades until he died in 1953.

A rather odd shade of green, but lovely nonetheless.

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

image from http://www.panoramio.com/photo/52769436, source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuntsevo_Dacha

Propaganda Poster Sunday

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Lenin with Dirigibles Framed Giclee Print

Poster of Lenin with dirigibles. A very LARGE Lenin with comparatively SMALL dirigibles. Lenin had better watch out, or his hand is going to knock over that tower.

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

image from http://www.allposters.com/-sp/Lenin-with-Dirigibles-Posters_i10208532_.htm