Komsomol Poster

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Russian Communist Poster, 1943 Art Print

I roughly translate this to: Long live the 25th anniversary Leninist-Stalinist Komsomol.

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

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Peterhof: Front and Back

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Grand Palace in Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

The Upper Garden in Peterhof, St.Petersburg, Russia

Peter designed Peterhof, and the rest of St. Petersburg, in a distinctly European style, a stark contrast with traditional Moscow. Peter was exposed to European architecture during his many travels in Europe, and his quest to conform to European architectural standards mirrored his desire to inject Russia politically into Europe.

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

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Peterhof

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Continuing the Petrine theme, this week we’ll be taking a look at Peterhof, a palace/gardens complex in St. Petersburg and was build by Peter the Great.

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

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