Moscow City

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Irakly Shanidze
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Moscow City
May 7, 2012

At some point, Russian officials decided that Moscow needs skyscrapers too. Just like everybody else. In a typical Russian style, it had been ordered to build them all at once. What is really amazing, though, money appropriated for the project had not been stolen, and four years later Moscow City is actually ready for business. Things do change, I guess...

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In reply to Irakly Shanidze, May 7, 2012

Hello Irakly,

as always with You, we like or don't Your Pictures....But they still always in my memories... I think, that this is what i call Photography !!!
This image is no exception ! A great One .

Hugues.

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I didn't see the city for ten minutes.
Nice view.

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In reply to Irakly Shanidze, May 7, 2012

my reading:

landscape format for high-rise buildings = nonstandard view = alienation

exposed navel = symbol for the self-image of the business and financial center as omphalos of the country

woman and her gesture = personification of the city, meaning: 'money is sexy' and 'we do everything for money'

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this is very symbolic... a brilliant one !!

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In reply to Irakly Shanidze, May 8, 2012

Nice image, Irakly, Moskow, it's just Moskow, not a Moskow City :))))
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Moscow is Moscow, and whatever you see behind the girl is called Moscow City.
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In reply to Maphou, May 9, 2012

I was at Moscow City in late 2008 when all the troubles were manifesting themselves in financial markets. It was worrisome for the developers like Enka whether the tenants were going to come. I visited one of the first completed building that had signed up Lehmann Brothers as anchor tenant - OUCH!

Good to see things have changed for the better judging from your images and comments.

Nice abs.

David

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In reply to David28, May 9, 2012

brilliant!

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