Asteria Kremlin Palace – The monumental hotel complex in Antalya

Opened in the early 2000s. The property was designed to resemble Red Square in Moscow, with its own Kremlin Palace, St. Basil’s Cathedral, and State Historical Museum. The hotel is located in one of the most modern resorts of Antalya – Kundu. Renovated in 2011, the 6-storey beach hotel consists of a main building and 3 adjoining […]

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Building of the Council of Ministers of Abkhazia stands in Sukhumi

The War in Abkhazia from 1992 to 1993 was fought between Georgian government forces for the most part and Abkhaz separatist forces, Russian government armed forces and North Caucasian militants. Significant human-rights violations and atrocities were reported on all sides, peaking in the aftermath of the Abkhaz capture of Sukhumi on 27 September 1993. Georgia, suffered considerable financial, […]

Yaroslavsky Station – The Trans-Siberian railway station in Moscow

Situated on Komsomolskaya Square, Moscow Yaroslavskaya has the highest passenger throughput of all nine of the capital’s main-line terminuses. It serves eastern destinations, including those in the Russian Far East, being the western terminus of the world’s longest railway line, the Trans-Siberian. The station takes its name from that of the ancient city of Yaroslavl which, lying […]