The Church and the Ukrainian Blizzard

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This looks nice: Large on Black


I walked around the city on a bitter-cold morning after a long night of deep snow and found this gold-and-green domed orthodox church sitting silent in these woods. I did not see anyone else around, so I snapped a few pictures through the woods from across the way.


This is the same church that was almost destroyed by the Germans in The Great Patriotic War, which we call sweet sweet WW2. I told my Ukrainian/Russian friends that those Germans weren't so tough after all, and they did not find any Great Patriotic War humor funny at all.


They found it even less funny when I did my John Cleese Hitler-walk around the forest claiming the land as my own.

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Taken on February 19, 2007