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Telegraph.co.ukThe Trans-Siberian Express with GW TravelTelegraph.co.uk... of Moscow on the slopes of the Ural mountains. Founded in 1723 by Peter the Great, the third largest Russian city is surrounded by forests and lakes. ...and more »
Harper presses Ukraine over human rights trendWindsor StarHarper appeared to be fighting back tears while presenting a symbolic handful of wheat at the statue of a braided, bone-thin little girl. ...and more »
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Moscow is trying to sell off a massive statue of Peter the Great, complete with garish podium and fountains.
News Video | Mon, 18 Oct 2010 10:27:00 +1100 | Duration 2m 3s Moscow is trying to sell off a massive statue of Peter the Great, complete with garish podium and fountains.
The Moscow NewsDmitry Donskoy's fiery visionThe Moscow NewsWhile the monastery and the Moscow River adorn the south side of the town, industrial activity to the north has left another kind of treasure behind. ...
The Moscow NewsMedvedev serenaded by Russia's rockersThe Moscow NewsHe also said that the new mayor would decide what to do with Tsereteli's Peter the Great statue. But the musicians had another eyesore in mind, ...
The Moscow NewsPasternak heirs rage over Moscow monumentThe Moscow NewsWhile the fate of his gargantuan Peter the Great monument remains uncertain, the artist is pressing ahead with Pasternak despite anger from the writer's ...and more »
The Moscow TimesMonumental fall from grace for Moscow's uncrowned king and queenIrish TimesPETER THE Great seems to glower more furiously than ever these days from the deck of his bronze ship on the Moscow River, surrounded by a city that cannot ...Monument to Peter the Great might be moved out of MoscowMontreal GazetteNew Tsereteli statue promised for MoscowThe Moscow NewsMoscow Ex-Mayor's Biggest Legacy TottersAOL NewsRT -BSR Russia -RIA Novostiall 101 news articles »
Arkhangelsk ready to take over Moscow monster monumentBarents ObserverThe 98 meter high monument of Peter the Great currently overlooking the Moscow River might be moved to Arkhangelsk. City Mayor of Arkhangelsk Viktor ...
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...cities are lining up for sculptor Zurab Tsereteli's monument to Peter the Great after Moscow's acting mayor said it may be removed. Federation Council Speaker Sergei Mironov suggested the 98-meter statue, depicting a disgusted-looking tsar atop a greenish...
Just a week after Moscow bid farewell to its longtime mayor Yury Luzhkov, the city may also say goodbye to some of his contributions to architecture in the capital. The stand-in administration at city hall is considering getting rid of the gigantic statue of Peter the Great on the Moscow river.
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Huge statue of Peter the Great on a ship in Moscow, Russia
early evening clip of Moscow River Fountains. (poor quality) The tower I attempted to zoom in on at the end is a statue dedicated to Peter the Great. Originally, this was to have been a tribute to Christopher Columbus and given to the United States about the same time as the Statue of Liberty, but the politics of the period never got the piece completed and it was re-purposed.
...believe my eyes the first time I saw it. Smack in the middle of the river Moscow in downtown Moscow, there is Peter the Great, dressed in a Roman toga, clutching a golden scroll, while standing in a comparatively kid-sized boat, setting direction away from...
Walking along the Neva in St Petersburg
...to launch talks with the Moscow-based Dolgoruky Fund for the Support of Compatriots on financing a statue of Peter the Great in the largely Russian-speaking border city, Prime Minister Andrus Ansip said he saw no reason to be grateful for the tsar's actions...