1998 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 2nd prize

Jeremy Nicholl

Matrix International for Neue Züricher Zeitung

01 January, 1997

A group of revelers from the world of banking and security celebrate a birthday at the Sandunovskaya Banya bathhouse in a private area with its own steam room. After years of neglect, Russia's most famous bathhouse has been restored to its former splendor. Located close to the Kremlin, the 200-year-old baths used to be popular with Communist Party cadres. Today they are a favorite meeting place for Moscow's nouveau riche.

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Jeremy Nicholl

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