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Nine collage videos dedicated to the history of the capital and its sights are made in the style of Suprematism.

What did the matryoshka doll do in Paris, what was Gorky Park like in the 1920s, and where was the Olivier salad invented? You can learn about this and much more by watching the new videos of the digital travel service. Russpass.

Animated collage videos will tell about the sights, architecture, history and culture of Moscow. On average, they last two and a half minutes. The videos are created in a unique author’s style in the spirit of Suprematism. The materials were prepared with the participation of journalist, TV and radio host Vladimir Raevsky.

Nine videos in Russian have already been published in the online magazine Russpass Mag and on the YouTube channel Discover Moscow… English subtitles are available for overseas users. Five of the nine videos were created on the basis of the video content of the Moscow metro, previously they could be seen in the framework of the “Hello, Moscow” project on screens in trains.

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One of the plots is based on the history of the creation of Gorky Park. Users will find out what was on the territory of the current recreation area at the beginning of the 20th century. It will be about how the townspeople rested in the park a hundred years ago and who came up with the idea of ​​installing a parachute tower there.

Another video is dedicated to the creation of the Moscow Art Theater (now the Moscow Art Theater named after A.P. Chekhov). Viewers will learn why the actor Konstantin Alekseev became Konstantin Stanislavsky and decided to reform the theater, as well as how and with whose help he managed to do this.

A story has also been published about one of the unofficial symbols of Russia – a nesting doll, which can be seen in almost every souvenir shop. Few people know, but the traditional Russian doll appeared only at the end of the 19th century thanks to the artist Sergei Malyutin. The video will show what the first toy looked like, where it was created in Moscow and why it was taken to Paris.

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Among the animation novelties of the service is a video about how Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin celebrated his bachelor party on the eve of the wedding. It turns out that the fun took place in the house where the poet later lived with his young wife. By the way, the memorial apartment of A.S. Pushkin on the Arbat.

In addition, with the help of the selection on Russpass, you can find out how Moscow became the trendsetter in world architecture and see the main attractions of VDNKh. Users will find stories about the creation of Olivier salad, about the evolution of parties in Moscow from the 12th century to the present day, and about the first public transport in the city.

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Russpass is a digital travel service for travel planning and sightseeing in Russia. Here you can buy railway and air tickets, book a hotel, a restaurant and much more. It allows you to compose an individual route for selected locations in a few clicks or use a ready-made offer.

All regions of the country have signed cooperation agreements with the service, and 76 of them have already presented tourist programs. During the nine months of operation, Russpass has been contacted by over a million users.

The service was developed at the initiative of the Moscow Government. The project is supervised by the city Tourism Committee together with Department of Information Technologies of Moscow.

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