1998 Photo Contest, Daily Life, Stories, 2nd prize
Photographer

Jeremy Nicholl

Matrix International for Neue Züricher Zeitung

01 January, 1997

At the Sandunovskaya baths, reduced rates apply for pensioners such as this one drying her hair. After years of neglect Sandunovskaya Banya, Russia's most famous public 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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