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Field Notes: Warsaw

Second Quarter 2012

Metro line #2, under construction
Cranes over Warsaw
Only one ATM in front of a large downtown bank branch; and it was out of order
The floor of the Warsaw stock exchange
Street grafitti, commenting on the intersection of financial interests and war. The soldier - a blind puppet - wears a helmet with a logo that is a cross between a communist sickle and a euro sign
Old meets new, downtown Warsaw
The old city, at night
The new city, during the day
Soviet-style housing blocks
Modern residential units
TV satellite dishes over Warsaw
Warsaw is excited to host the Eurocup soccer match this summer; banners were everywhere

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