Forgotten Soviet Plans For Kyiv
Soviet architects during Josef Stalin‘s time wanted to build a towering monument of Vladimir Lenin where St. Michael’s Cathedral stands today. The plans called for a gigantic staircase leading downhill to the Dnipro River station.
© Pictured project of Soviet architect Ivan Fomin
Today’s Kyiv is a hodgepodge of architecture from different eras – czarist, Soviet and modern.
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