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June 9, 2014 posted by Sean Sheepskin

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia

Moscow, one of the most popular Russian places for tourists. This is a huge different city where you could find almost everything (like everywhere in big cities, I presume), but some certain things are tend to be only in Russia and nowhere else. Okay, let’s just take a trip around the capital and see bad and good parts of it.

 

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 01The first famous Moscow problem is the problem of parking. Drivers park their cars right on a road

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 02Whole the city is full of cars

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 03The most stupid and impudent drivers park their cars on sidewalks

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 04Such a pity, they can buy an expensive car, but can’t buy some brain

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 06But, why not if even police and bureaucrats park their cars on sidewalks?

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 07Pedestrians only have 30 cm to pass

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 08How? How did he get there?

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 09Under the circumstances, bike rental is a great idea for the city though

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 10But sometimes you could be disgusted riding around some streets

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 12Sometimes, it is still clear and no cars

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 13Columns or fence are a good protection from stupid drivers

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 14Or, these weird stones, hehe

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 15A good part of Moscow

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 17Almost perfect!

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 19These nice pedestrian zones are always free from cars. I like this Moscow

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 20Bicycle-taxi is something new for the city

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 21Very lovely

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 22Unlike this place

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 24A closed summer cafe looks strange though

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 25This one (on the left) is just awful. Why not make an open one?

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 26Like this

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 27Or this beautiful one

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 32The second problem of the capital is the traffic jams

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 36An ordinary Moscow yard

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 37Even in yards there is no place for pedestrians

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 41Ancient Soviet garages

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 42Why not? We are much too lazy to walk 15 meters on foot to a store, we will drive and park a car on a sidewalk blocking all the ways to the entrance. Who cares?

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 43Guess what that is for?

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 44This way mean drivers try to avoid the ticket for a violation of the traffic rules (either wrong parking or unpaid parking)

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 45Some very smart idiots even open trunks to not let the special patrol vehicle read the car number to not pay for the parking

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 46A picture from the centre of town. Addicts and homeless men are having nice time

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 47

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 48Cool decorations are on the walls..

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 49..and lampposts

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 50

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 51It might be a beautiful place, but it actually looks abandoned

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 52Some graffiti decorates the city

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 54You can see more Moscow graffiti here

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 55Spring is the worst time of year ever for Russia

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 60Looks like a picture from 1990s

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 61Also, a lot of ugly advertising around

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 62Everywhere

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 63Even on the floor

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 64

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 65I wonder, who reads all these annoying ads?

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 66Local municipal service is even forced to cover phone booths some special grid to protect it from advertisement

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 67Uhm, what is this weird construction?

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 68Oh, geez.. This place was designed by the North Korean Ministry of Defence or so

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 69WTF?

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 70

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 71The famous Russian roads repair

Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 72Okay, let’s better get back to the nice pedestrians zones

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 74Old women are selling some weird stuff

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Different Moscow: Walking around good and bad capital of Russia - 77Yeah, this is what I like, the best part of Moscow

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Photos by Ilya Varlamov


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