People of Russia 8/26 - 9/6/2007

My impression of Russian people: stoic, unsmiling, usually would not meet your gaze.
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A stern look from a lady monitoring an art gallery in Ouglich. She was upset that I was taking pictures in the gallery without having first anted up extra money. When I showed her this image and that I was taking her picture, she smiled.
A member of the audience at the Moscow circus. (She was sitting behind me.)
People in St. Petersburg - a young Muscovite couple.
A policeman in a St. Petersburg church.
Sight seer in a church
Pausing for a cigarette break — St. Petersburg.
Selling souvenirs in St. Petersburg.
Our tour bus driver — St. Petersburg.
Our guide in St. Petersburg.