While wandering around Moscow today, some new friends and I ended up in the Baumanskaya metro station on our way to lunch. According to Wikipedia, this metro station is named after a revolutionary named Nikolai Bauman and was built in 1944. The central hall is lined with bronze statues in niches and I snapped a picture of this one:
Apparently the artist, V.A. Andreev, filled the station with statues of Russian soldiers and workers from WWII. Next time I find myself at Baumanskaya, I’ll snap some pictures of the other statues!