Sukhoi Su-30SM multi-role fighter jets operated by Russian Knights aerobatic team and MiG-29 aircraft of Strizhi air display team at the dress rehearsal of the military parade marking the 72nd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, Moscow.
Cathedral of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat (St. Basil's Cathedral) in Moscow is one of the m,ost famous and popular monuments of ancient Russian architecture. It was built in 1555-1561 on the order of Ivan the Terrible to commemorate the capture of Kazan and the victory over the Kazan Khanate that took place at that time -- early October 1552.
Moscow, Russia. The Intercession Cathedral on the Moat (St. Basil's Cathedral) is among the most famous and popular monuments of old Russian architecture. The cathedral was built in 1555-1561 on orders from Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible to commemorate the capture of Kazan and the defeat of the Kazan Khanate on Intercession Day (early October 1552).
The monument to Minin and Pozharsky. Unveiled on February 20, 1818. Sculptor, I.Martos. In the background is the Cathedral of Basil the Blessed (the Cathedral of the Intercession on the Moat) built in 1555-1561. Red Square, Moscow.
A monument to Kozma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky on Red Square by Ivan Martod (1754-1835). The sculptor worked on the monument from 1804 to 1817. The money for the monument were contributed by the nation. the inscription above the bas-relief reads: "To Citizen Minin and Count Pozharsky from the Grateful Russia, 1818." The monument was unvailed on February 20, 1818.