Compiled by Ross Hunter
Here are two reproductions of great Russian paintings in the new Tretyakov. Do go and enjoy them! Can you name the artists, the subjects and the dates of the originals? Answers next month, or at www.englishedmoscow.com
Here are 36 squares. Or are there? How many squares of all sizes can you find? List them by size... there is an interesting pattern.
Moscow zoo is a great place to see lots of animals. There are at least 25 hiding in this digital jungle. You may find more! Birds, big beasts, reptiles, small animals and insects: how many can you find? One is mythical, and the zoo is there. Look up, down, sideways & diagonally.
Usual rules: 1-6 in each row, column and box.
Mini Sudoku solutions: see www.englishedmoscow.com
Answers to February puzzles
Looking up: left to right
The Stalin skyscraper at Kotelnicheskaya Nabarezhnaya, The Shukov Radio tower at Shabalovskaya, the Kazan Cathedral in Red Square & The Luzhniki stadium.
Art nouveau building at Kropoktinskaya, with an upturned vodka glass, as the architect stopped drinking to recover his career; a carrot chorus line at MAMM (photo beneath); and a model of a deportation prison train, in the museum of the C 20th.