Russian circus princesses

Russian circus princesses

That doesn’t look comfortable.

That doesn’t look comfortable.

Viktoria Hill and Nikolai Spira perform in the Moscow Nikulin Circus.

Viktoria Hill and Nikolai Spira perform in the Moscow Nikulin Circus.

Horses in the Moscow Nikulin Circus, trainer Beg-budin. 

Horses in the Moscow Nikulin Circus, trainer Beg-budin. 

Dog trainer Asya Shoenheit and her adorable poodles.

Dog trainer Asya Shoenheit and her adorable poodles.

My cousin Sveta and I in the Nikulin memorial statue in front of the Nikulin Circus (Moscow State Circus) on Tsvetnoy Boulevard in Moscow. This was taken in winter 2005/06. 

My cousin Sveta and I in the Nikulin memorial statue in front of the Nikulin Circus (Moscow State Circus) on Tsvetnoy Boulevard in Moscow. This was taken in winter 2005/06.