Underground world: Palatial platforms on Moscow Metro

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The Moscow Metro is used by millions of Russian commuters every day - but is often described as an underground art museum.

Steve Rosenberg looks at some of the ornate stations, meets the people who keep the network running smoothly, and reveals some of the more unusual practices that go on underground.

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