The General Staff Building (Hermitage Branch): entrance, exhibitions, free admission days

The General Staff Building (Zdanie Glavnovo Shtaba) is a newly opened extension to the Hermitage museum and one of the most famous architectural monuments of St. Petersburg. It’s situated on Palace Square in front of the Winter Palace. Visiting the city during white nights can be very exciting. This Neoclassical building is a beautiful example […]

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Best Soviet comedy movies. Humor in the Soviet Union

 Funny Soviet movies The main character of the film Dzhentimeny udachi, the famous gangster nicknamed Dozent, stole Alexander III of Macedonia’s helmet. The law-enforcement agencies came up with a plan to put harmless kindergarten principal Troshkin, who looks like the malefactor to Dozent’s companions, in jail in order to wrangle valuable information about the location […]

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