Moscow, the largest city in Europe, has endured wars, revolutions and drastic social change. In one day in a city where anything is possible, we meet an artist who spent 20 years underground; a taxi driver who once thought about being a psychologist; and get an exclusive peak behind the scenes of the Bolshoi ballet.
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