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VDNKH. Golden Source of the Soviet Republics
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VDNKh is written in Russian (Vystavka Dostizheni Narodgono Khozyaystva) and Russian guides explains that means Center of  All-Russian Exhibition. Describing it as "the place that best sums up the rise and decline of the Soviet dream." Created in the 30s the VDNKH was developed between 1950 and 1970 to show the world the successes of the Soviet Union in a park of 2 km length of broad avenues and imposing thematic pavilions on each aspect of the social fabric.

A huge palace precedes a source with fifteen statues of women in gold. Each woman represents each of the republics of the former Soviet Union.


The avenues are full of young people on bicycles and skates. Rent is 100 rubles per hour. It's hot, nearly thirty degrees this weekend.

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