Photo Of The Week: Orthodox Chill

Moscow, Russia, 18/01/2014. A woman crosses herself as she emerges from the water as Orthodox Christian believers celebrate Epiphany at a lake in southern Moscow. Priests blessed the waters and followers baptised themselves by total immersion in the freezing lake in temperatures of minus 18C.
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Moscow, Russia, 18/01/2014.
A woman crosses herself as she emerges from the water as Orthodox Christian believers celebrate Epiphany at a lake in southern Moscow. Priests blessed the waters and followers baptised themselves by total immersion in the freezing lake in temperatures of minus 18C.

Photo Of The Week: Kalashnikov The Hunter

Izhevsk, Siberia, Russia, 10/11/1993. Weapons inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov on a hunting trip for deer, moose and elk on his birthday.
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Izhevsk, Siberia, Russia, 10/11/1993.
Weapons inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov passes a hunting rifle of his own design to a friend after shooting a moose on a hunting trip on his birthday. The designer of the iconic AK-47 that bears his name died aged 94 yesterday.

Photo Of The Week: Louis Vuitton Packs His Bags

Moscow, Russia, 01/12/2013. Workers dismantle the handle of a giant 30 meter by 9 meter Louis Vuitton suitcase on Red Square. The two storey high suitcase, meant to host a Louis Vuitton display, caused outrage amongst politicians and public, and was ordered to be removed.
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Moscow, Russia, 01/12/2013.
Workers dismantle the handle of a giant 30 meter by 9 meter Louis Vuitton suitcase on Red Square. The two storey high suitcase, meant to host a Louis Vuitton display, caused outrage amongst politicians and public, and was ordered to be removed.

Photo Of The Week: Navalny On The Campaign Trail

Moscow, Russia, 13/08/2013. Russian opposition blogger and political activist Alexei Navalny speaking to voters outside a shopping mall as he campaigns as a candidate for Moscow Mayor in elections scheduled for September 8th.
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Moscow, Russia, 13/08/2013.
Russian opposition blogger and political activist Alexei Navalny speaking to voters outside a shopping mall as he campaigns as a candidate for Moscow Mayor in elections scheduled for September 8th.

Photo Of The Week: 90 Year Old Hurrah

Moscow, Russia, 09/05/2013. A 90 year old Russian World War Two veteran shouts the Russian military salute in Gorky Park during the country’s annual Victory Day celebrations.
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Moscow, Russia, 09/05/2013.
A 90 year old Russian World War Two veteran shouts the Russian military salute in Gorky Park during the country’s annual Victory Day celebrations.