Moscow marks 90th anniversary of Gorky Park

Overview of how one of Russia's most famous sites has sometimes followed, sometimes led the fortunes of the city.

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    Moscow has been celebrating the 90th anniversary of one of its most beloved places - Gorky Park.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands takes a look at the landmark's role in shaping the city and its history.


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