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After Bolshoi, Google wants to digitalize the Kremlin

The interiors of the Bolshoi Theater have become the most recent addition to Google’s initiative to digitally record the world’s art. On Feb. 10, the theater’s administration and the Google Cultural Institute unveiled a virtual 3D tour of the historic building, its new stage and three digital exhibitions from the collections of its museum.

Russia Beyond The Headlines spoke to Carlo d’Azaro Biondo, President of Southern & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Operations at Google, Inc., about why the world’s biggest search engine is spending vast sums of money on digitalizing world art.

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