'Entrance to Porzhenskiy Pogost. View from the bell tower' by misha maslennikov ~ Churchyard in the Russian coastal city of Arkhangelsk (near the White Sea Solovetsky Islands where the cats, Russian Blues, a.k.a., Archangel Blues, supposedly originated). Russian Orthodox cross!
Murmansk Harbor, Northern Russia. Murmansk is a port city in the Murmansk Oblast, Russia, located in the extreme northwest part of Russia, on the Kola Bay, an inlet of the Barents Sea, not far from Russia's borders with Norway and Finland.