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Moscow. Marshal Babadjanyan square

Everyone knows about marshal Zhukov, standing near Red square, but few people know about marshal Zhukov at the prospect named after him. And not everyone of these who knows about the park, in which the second monument is placed, knows that the square in front of it has its own name.

This is marshal Babadjanyan square, located where Horoshevskoe highway divides into marshal Zhukov prospect and Mnyovinka street. Yes, nowadays there is a simple semaphore and there always are several car rows, waiting for the allowing signal to make a turn.

Moscow. Marshal Babadjanyan square

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Moscow. Margarita Morozova’s mansion

Moscow. Margarita Morozova’s mansion

This luxurious mansion at Smolensky boulevard is famous between Muscovites due to some reasons. Firstly, it is a Moscow architectural sight. Secondly, its owners were really famous: manufacturer Mikhail Abramovich Morozov and his wife Magrarita Kirillovna (nee Mamontova). Thirdly, some Moscow intellectuals of 20th century (artist V.A.Serov, composer A.Skryabin, singer L.Sobinov, poet A.Beliy and others) used to visit it.

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