Latest News for: Riga metro

Edit

The many faces of Soviet stained-glass windows (PHOTOS)

Russia Beyond 12 Jan 2021
Stained-glass windows of the Moscow metro ... There are 32 stained-glass windows at Novoslobodskaya station in the Moscow metro. Based on sketches by Soviet artist Pavel Korin, they were created by master craftsmen from Riga using stained glass taken from Catholic cathedrals in Latvia. Stained-glass windows from the Temryuk Museum of Local Lore.
Edit

The many faces of Soviet stained-glass windows

Beijing News 12 Jan 2021
Lenin, Red Army soldiers, Soviet symbols, workers and peasants ... Stained-glass windows of the Moscow metro ... There are 32 stained-glass windows at Novoslobodskaya station in the Moscow metro. Based on sketches by Soviet artist Pavel Korin, they were created by master craftsmen from Riga using stained glass taken from Catholic cathedrals in Latvia ... .
Edit

For former Soviet Union Jews, NYE always involves a Christmas-style tree

The Jerusalem Post 30 Dec 2020
Growing up in metro Detroit, I used to watch my Jewish mother, who immigrated from Riga, Latvia, decorate a tree in our living room each December. “But we’re Jewish, so why do we have a Christmas tree?” I recall thinking. While I didn’t understand the tradition at first, I grew to understand it over time ... .
Edit

For Jews from the former Soviet Union, New Year’s Eve always involves a Christmas-esque tree

Cleveland Jewish News 29 Dec 2020
(JTA) — Growing up in metro Detroit, I used to watch my Jewish mother, who immigrated from Riga, Latvia, decorate a tree in our living room each December. “But we’re Jewish, so why do we have a Christmas tree?” I recall thinking. While I didn’t understand the tradition at first, I grew to understand it over time ... (Courtesy of Zlatopolsky) ... .
  • 1

Most Viewed

×