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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 10 Dec 2007, 01:35
Pioneer
Post 12 Dec 2007, 18:43
We went to the indoor pool at The President Hotel in Moscow. Nice, but small.

I'm not much of a pool guy myself. Once you have kids you get to splash around in chlorinated urine more than you want.
Just here for the beer.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 21 Mar 2007, 14:12
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Post 13 Jan 2008, 00:44
Ha ha cool pictures.
But its a good thing it wasn't built. The one in Romania is a blight on the landscape and replaced quite a nice city i hear.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 30 Nov 2007, 08:37
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Post 13 Jan 2008, 04:02
The giant pool was built on the foundation that the palace of soviets was to stand on.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 28 Feb 2007, 03:32
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Post 13 Jan 2008, 04:54
Shame. Would have been a cool building to jump off of.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 10 Oct 2007, 15:55
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Post 13 Jan 2008, 05:38
If not Lenin at the top how about Karl Marx or the Soviet flag?
We have beaten you to the moon, but you have beaten us in sausage making.- Nikita Khrushchev
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 29 Jan 2006, 20:57
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Post 13 Jan 2008, 14:40
What do you think would have happened to the statue of Lenin on the top after the fall of the Soviet Union?
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 30 Nov 2007, 08:37
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Post 13 Jan 2008, 18:49
Nothing. The Palace of Soviets was meant to be the center of a Pan-European Soviet Union. History would have to have taken a different turn of events in 1937 for it to have even been built.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 16 Dec 2011, 00:54
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Post 13 Oct 2015, 05:09
Hey Kirov!

Any chance you could repost those Pictures?
The Images on Page One are all broken.
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