Photo Gallery Russia's Flourishing Capital

Moscow was long in the hands of criminals and the nouveau riche. But now, Europe's biggest metropolis is undergoing rapid change. It is becoming more open and more cosmopolitian, despite Putin's nationalism.
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Foto: Yuri Kozyrev/ Noor/ DER SPIEGEL
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Foto: © Grigory Dukor / Reuters/ REUTERS
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Foto: © Stringer . / Reuters/ REUTERS
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Foto: SERGEI KARPUKHIN/ REUTERS
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Foto: Denis Tyrin/ AP
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Foto: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/ AFP
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Foto: GRIGORY DUKOR/ REUTERS
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Foto: Alexander Zemlianichenko/ AP
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Foto: GRIGORY DUKOR/ REUTERS
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Foto: ALEXANDER NEMENOV/ AFP