Moscow: Shooting It Like a Pro


Moscow Yuri Kozyrev / Noor for Time
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The State Department Store, known famously by its Russian acronym GUM (pronounced "goom"), houses some of Moscow's most prestigious businesses, like Moschino, Hugo Boss and Kenzo. Tycoon Mikhail Kusnirovich added Gastronom No. 1, a gourmet store with a twist. In addition to caviar, pâté and exclusive vodkas, the store offers classic Soviet "comfort food" like condensed milk, blini and sukhariki, a slightly sweet, doughnut-shaped cookie.

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