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Rudolf  Nureyev (1938 - 1993) Soviet-born ballet dancer, defected to the West in 1961, appeared in several movies

Rudolf Nureyev - Soviet-born ballet dancer, defected to the West in appeared in several movies

Liverpool School for the Indigent Blind

Liverpool School for the Indigent Blind

Absolutely incredible Russian kilim mosaic on Rudolf Nureyev's grave at the Russian cemetery in Sainte-Geneviève-des-bois, near Paris, designed and built by set designer Ezio Frigerio

Absolutely incredible Russian kilim mosaic on Rudolf Nureyev's grave at the Russian cemetery in Sainte-Geneviève-des-bois, near Paris, designed and built by set designer Ezio Frigerio

Seattle Slew (1974 - 2002) Racehorse, winner of the 1977 Triple Crown, he died 25 years to the day after winning the Kentucky Derby

Seattle Slew - Racehorse, winner of the 1977 Triple Crown, he died 25 years to the day after winning the Kentucky Derby

Нижинский, Вацлав Фомич — Википедия

Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky's tombstone in Montmartre Cemetery (Fr: Cimetière de Montmartre) located at 37 Avenue Samson, in the arrondissement of Paris, France. Many famous people are buried here.

Jan Palach (1948 - 1969) He set himself on fire in Wenceslas Square in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1969 to protest the Soviet invasion of his country to crush the "Prague Spring", his actions made him a national hero

The 21 year-old Prague University student poured petrol over himself and set himself on fire on the steps of the National Museum in protest of the Russian tanks that had moved into Czechoslovakia.

London, 1940

A boy sits reading in a bombed bookstore, London, October 8 1940 // black and white photography

Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Huge soviet mosaic on a residental building. 1970s. #dushanbe #tajikistan #architecture #socialisticmodernism #soviet #sovmod #postsoviet #mosaic #monumental #ussr #душанбе #таджикистан #совмод #архитектура #мозаика #монументально #постсоветскоепространство #ссср

Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Huge soviet mosaic on a residental building. 1970s. #dushanbe #tajikistan #architecture #socialisticmodernism #soviet #sovmod #postsoviet #mosaic #monumental #ussr #душанбе #таджикистан #совмод #архитектура #мозаика #монументально #постсоветскоепространство #ссср

Le tombe di una donna cattolica e suo marito protestante, Olanda, 1888

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.

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