Capitalism: alive and well in Mother Russia

After our post yesterday about seeing the Dove “Real Beauty” campaign in Russia’s Metro, a reader asked if we were “amazed by the incredible amount of billboards” in Moscow. Well, we were, and even though most of us have heard about that, the overlay of commercialism on a still ample supply of Communist-era symbolism is kind of stunning. If Lenin is still, indeed, buried at Lenin’s tomb in Red Square, he’s rolling in it. Click on the image below for a brief tour of commercial Moscow.


—Posted by Catharine P. Taylor

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