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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.
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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 ... .
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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 ... .
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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) ... .
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Belarus does not give up

Pravda RU 11 Aug 2020
Flash-noise grenades were used against protesters on Pobediteley Avenue, near the Pushkinskaya metro station, and in the area of the Riga shopping center, where people set up barricades.Towards nightfall, a significant part of the protesters - about 3,000 people - found ...
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Belarus: Violence, Abuse in Response to Election Protests

Human Rights 11 Aug 2020
Reports suggest intense police use of stun grenades at the Pushkin Metro Station and the Riga Shopping Center outside the center or Minsk ... The Interior Ministry claimed that the protester, who appeared to be inside a bus at the Pushkin Metro Station when he was injured, had tried ...
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IRS failed to investigate high income households for not filing taxes says TIGTA

Federal News Radio 02 Jun 2020
(Federal News Network) Construction on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority metro lines should be a part of agencies’ reopening plans ... OPM acting Director Michael Rigas says agencies are in the best position to determine which employees are impacted by metro closures during the pandemic.
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This Time, No Boos for Baryshnikov in Paris

The New York Times 14 Sep 2011
Loudly ... Related. Times Topic ... This week Mr ... For the first time, Mr ... He learned the geography of Paris by reading “The Three Musketeers” and “The Count of Monte Cristo” as a child growing up in Riga. “I knew where the Place Vendôme was, the Palais Royal, the entrances and exits of the Metro, from Dumas,” he said ... .
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An accessible, but not yet equal, landscape

Canada Dot Com 03 Apr 2010
They turned the spotlight on accessibility in Metro Vancouver ... It's an issue being addressed, with varying degrees of success, across Metro Vancouver ... The IPC's Rigas said the next step for Metro Vancouver is to urge designers and developers to go beyond existing building codes to offer an "equitable experience" for everyone.
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Metro 2033 Hands-On

IGN Insider 01 Dec 2009
sets its scares in the underworld of the Moscow metro system ... With Metro 2033 still in alpha, no judgment should seem definitive at this point ... Metro 2033 is a narrative-driven first-person shooter ... Once you complete the tutorial, you catch up with Artyom as he is about to move on to the Riga station in the metro network ... the metro system itself.
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Security becoming a concern at Thursday at the Square

Buffalo News 19 Aug 2008
Violence also is rare on the Metro Rail cars that carry many concertgoers to and from the square, said NFTA Police Chief Joseph Riga ... The brawl that broke out Thursday night is an exceptional incident, Riga said ... The NFTA doesn't typically station officers on Metro Rail cars, Riga said, due to manpower issues.
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Chechen terrorists blamed after Moscow attack kills 10

The Independent 01 Sep 2004
An Islamist group claimed responsibility for the bombing at the crowded Riga metro station and vowed there would be more attacks on "infidel" Russia, according to a statement published on a website ... The first was that a bomb was left in a car parked by the metro station and a supermarket called Krestovsky.
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Subway suicide blast

Newsday 01 Sep 2004
The explosion, at the edge of a large public square, set two cars on fire and broke glass in nearby shops, cars and the Riga subway station ... Alexei Borodin, 29, was walking out of a supermarket near the Metro station when he heard the blast ... Matvei Ganapolsky, a radio reporter, was driving past the Riga Metro when the explosion occurred.
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MOSCOW BLAST: CITY PROSECUTOR'S EXPERTS OFFER DETAILS

Novosti 01 Sep 2004
MOSCOW, September 1 (RIA Novosti) - Vladimir Yudin, top city prosecutor's deputy, offered Novosti detection details of last night's blast in Riga Square, next to the Rizhskaya metro station ... Regrettably, all video cameras in the metro station and the Krestovsky ...
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Moscow suicide bomber kills 10 and injures 51

NZ Herald 01 Sep 2004
An Islamist group claimed responsibility for the bombing at the crowded Riga metro station and vowed there would be more attacks on "infidel" Russia, according to a statement published on a website ... and the entrance to the metro station, with several bodies lying on the pavement.

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