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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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