"This is a Moscow city scale model. It is back from USSR times, when Soviet
leaders had a little craze on making such epic compositions. It was ordered from
an artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976. The size of the model exceeds 400
After the Soviet era ended, exhibition started loosing the
interest among visitors, it attracted only foreigners, travellers to Russia from
USA, Europe and other countries. It has been said that some museum workers even
wanted to destroy it because it “takes too much space and electric power”…."