The Russians are Sprawling

We’re flying over the suburbs of Moscow as we make our approach for landing.  Until a few years ago, this was mostly forest land, but American-style subdivisions are emerging as wealthy Russians abandon the dense, Soviet-era apartment complexes in the city. The landscape seems haphazard and unplanned. Still, compared to the development around Los Angeles or Washington DC, the Russians have a long way to go before they beat the Americans in sprawl. 

One thought on “The Russians are Sprawling

  1. Sasha August 7, 2012 / 6:06 pm

    Hey, I hope things are going well for you and by now you should be in Khabarovsk, so I’ll be calling. Love you. Sasha


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