Wedding parties like this one typically scurry around the city taking pictures at each of Vladivostok’s famous sites. This group is near Central Square.
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Two young hip-hop fans chill at Rocks Bar. Hip-hop and rap are popular here, but these two are zealots: They dress like this every
day, break dance in the street with their friends, and speak English the way Snoop Dogg does.
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A young couple walks near an apartment building painted with a mural typical of the late Soviet era. Mid income people live in such buildings.
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Swimming hole used daily by the Russian version of a local Polar Bear club. People dip in everyday for brief sessions up to maybe a minute, and then take saunas.
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Customers who want to eat outside in March enjoy windproof booths at one of the many ethnic eateries at Shamara, a seaside resort area just outside the city.
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Student union volunteers pass the time at a theater event at the University of Economics and Service.
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A couple practices in a dance studio space at the Pushkin Theater. The theater is over a hundred years old.
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Store bought cookies are delicious on Vladivostok. Afternoon "tea time" is common in professional circles.
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The Moscow Theatre of Classical Russian Ballet performs Tchaikovky’s Swan Lake at the Gorky Theater.
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Guests gather at a spring fashion show at the Sirena Club and Restaurant in Vladivostok.