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Peter Marlow Railway lines in Kaliningrad City. Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. 2001. © Peter Marlow | Magnum Photos
Peter Marlow The area in front of the Kaliningrad Hotel, with the half-finished concrete House of Soviets visible in the background. This half-finished construction sits decaying on one of the best pieces of re (...)
Peter Marlow The sleepy town of Svetlogorsk, once reserved only for state employees and military personnel, is now a bustling resort. However, there is more to this seaside resort than just beaches, barbecues, (...)
Peter Marlow A diorama of the city of Kaliningrad being captured by Stalin's forces in 1945 at the Museum of History and Art. Badly damaged during the air raids in 1944, the 'Stadthalle' concert hall stood in r (...)
Peter Marlow A telephone box advertising mobile phones. Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. 2001. © Peter Marlow | Magnum Photos
Peter Marlow The statue 'Mother Russia' in Kaliningrad city. Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. 2001. © Peter Marlow | Magnum Photos
Peter Marlow A department store in the centre of Kaliningrad city. Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. 2001. © Peter Marlow | Magnum Photos
Peter Marlow An amber workshop set up by former members of the KGB and naval officers. 90% of the world's amber is mined near Kaliningrad. Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. 2001. © Peter Marlow | Magnum Photos
Peter Marlow Diagrams on display at the Bunker Museum, which are incomprehensible to non-Russian speakers, illustrate the Red Army's conquest of Konigsberg in 1945. Somewhat easier to understand are the museum' (...)
Peter Marlow A bear sits alone in a pit in Kaliningrad zoo. Kaliningrad, Russia. 2001. © Peter Marlow | Magnum Photos
Peter Marlow A statue of Kant at his grave in Konigsberg Cathedral. Newlyweds often lay flowers at Kant's grave, located around the back of the Cathedral. Near Kant's grave sits a large stone commemorating the (...)
Peter Marlow A memorial to sailor heroes, consisting of a real torpedo boat used in the 1945 capture of the city. Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. 2001. © Peter Marlow | Magnum Photos