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Deep Winter in Kiev | by Trey Ratcliff
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Deep Winter in Kiev

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Kiev is a cold place in the winter. I can't for the life of me figure out why the Germans chose to invade these old Russian cities in the winter months. They say the Russians had some significant success because they initially did not depend on tanks, which are not great in the snow, but instead relied on horse-cavalry.


All of this ultimately made me think that the only thing worse than being a German soldier during a Kiev winter would be being a Russian horse.


Over on the right there, you can see the huge statue celebrating the Great Patriotic War, which we know as WWII.


I am headed to Iceland in a few hours to hang out with Asmundur - I can't wait! I also took a few interesting shots here in Amsterdam, but I've had no time to process them.... coming soon!

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Taken on February 6, 2007