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Obama & Medvedev Nesting Dolls

Obama & Medvedev Nesting Dolls

Obama will visit Moscow on July 6-8 to meet with President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin. So now if you walk through the Red Square and Kremlin areas or any tourist attractions or crafts markets Vernisazh in Izmailovo you can see the ubiquitous nesting doll with Obama on them and also the American flag! These nesting dolls called Matreshka are one of the national souvenirs of Russia and are hand made from wood and hand painted (cheap ones have photo copies on it).

PS: This picture was taken in an open area market near a stand with many Matreskas dolls, so because of sunlight it was quite hard to avoid a glare over heads of the presidents caused by reflection from laquered surfaces of nestling dolls.

Related to news from July 4th:
Obama Nesting Doll - Moscow is ready to meet Obama

PS: Congratulations to all my former clients and friends from USA with Independence Day!!!

With BEST Regards from Moscow,
Arthur Lookyanov

Posted on July 4th 2009
Last Edited on July 4th 2009

Photo taken on 2009-06-28 at 09:39:54

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