Russia: The Golden Ring - paulsmit
‘Holy fool.’

	A Yorodivïy (holy fool) laments the tragic fate of the Russian people in front of the walls of the Ipatievsky Monastery at Kostroma. It is a scene from the opera “Boris Godunov”, here performed by the New Opera Theatre of Moscow. The masterpiece by Russian composer Musorgsky treats the life and death of the 17th century tsar Boris Godunov. Photo Mick Palarczyk.