Moscow: Shooting It Like a Pro

Novy Arbat

Moscow Yuri Kozyrev / Noor for Time
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The explosion of economic growth in Russia has given rise to a vast advertising industry. At night, many of the city's commercial thoroughfares are awash in neon, in displays that sometimes rival what one finds in Las Vegas. Korona, the casino pictured here, is part of the complex that lines the New Arbat, which was once regarded as a paradigm of Soviet urban planning but is now a gaudy strip of restaurants, casinos and department stores.

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