back when team Russia won me gold.
Weightlifters Leonid Taranenko, Valentin Khristov, Gyorgy Szalai.
Ukraine’s legislature is about to vote a brand new bill into law that will make it illegal to be gay or lesbian in public. President Viktor Yanukovych has the power to stop the law, but has chosen to stay silent on the growing anti-gay sentiment.
The President says a new alliance with the European Union is his #1 Priority. World leaders have been raising this issue at high level meetings; it’s time to force the President to speak out against these laws.
Malin Head, the northernmost point of Ireland. Malin Head is, curiously enough, further north than the northernmost point of Northern Ireland.
The view from my new bedroom at the dorms.
Toilets outside the Winter Palace.
West Berliners looking over a portion of the Berlin Wall at the time of its construction. East German soldiers looking back, West Berlin, Germany, August 1961.
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Sergey Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorsky (1863-1944) was a Russian photographer and chemist. He was a pioneer in colour photography, and in 1909-1915 he travelled around The Russian Empire to document the history, culture and peoples of this vast czardom.
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Part of the memorial complex on Mamayev Kurgan, Russia, commemorating the battle of Stalingrad.