1 Kiev Retired Man Turns His Hallway into a 19th Century Palace

Kiev Retired Man Turns His Hallway into a 19th Century Palace

Vladimir Chaika turned a hallway of his apartment building - a building where he got an apartment - into a 19th century palace.
What you see here is a work in a progress - not finished yet. However the man spent already sixteen years of his life.
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0 Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

In mountain region of Georgia you can see a monument reminding us of the Soviet past. Hidden behind the Caucasian mountain ridge, Shovi resort stays forgotten for already a few decades.
Looking at the picturesque landscapes around you understand why it was called "Georgian Switzerland", one of the best place to spend your vacation during USSR "Golden Age".
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2 Ladies of Death: Portraits of Russian Women Snipers from World War II, Colorized

Ladies of Death: Portraits of Russian Women Snipers from World War II, Colorized

Take a look at their eyes. In June 1941 Nazi Germany attacked USSR in order to conquer and enslave its people. Soviet army
enlisted over 2,000 women snipers. Now Russian artist Olga Sh finds their photos and turn them into full color.
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0 Surgut Russian City in Taiga

Surgut Russian City in Taiga

Taiga is a forest consisting mostly of pines, spruces and larches. Much of Russia from Karelia in the west to the
Pacific Ocean (including much of Siberia) is taiga. And Surgut is a  340,000 population city deep in taiga.
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0 Russian Cat Stepan Most Lazy Cat in the World

Russian Cat Stepan Most Lazy Cat in the World

Meet Stepan, Russian cat that always sits like this. His owner calls him the
most lazy cat in the world. All he does is eating and sleeping:
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0 Kindergarten in USSR, 1960

Kindergarten in USSR, 1960

In 1960 American Life magazine photographers spent a few days in a Russian kindergarten -
preschool facility where kids were going up to the age of seven. Here are their photographs.
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0 Women Serving in Russian Law Enforcement

Women Serving in Russian Law Enforcement

Photographs of Russian women that serve in police and
other law enforcement which Russia has plenty.
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1 Dubdom16: Russian Awesome Floating Houses

Dubdom16: Russian Awesome Floating Houses

Russian company makes those prefabricated floating cabins. For now some of them sold,
some are offered for rent at the lakes near Moscow. Here how they look and work.
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0 Abandoned USSR Command Post of Civil Defense

Abandoned USSR Command Post of Civil Defense

In this former Soviet major town of the Region there is a secret civil defense bunker. Today it is totally out of the system but once it was a great command
center ,in case of war, in this town. There is a lot of equipment left to explore... Who knows, one day it will maybe be in service again?
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2 A Soviet Screw-Propelled Vehicle Going to Series, Again

A Soviet Screw-Propelled Vehicle Going to Series, Again

One Russian factory started again producing those unique all-terrain screw-propelled vehicles. It was initially
built in USSR and could move virtually anywhere - didn't need roads at all - take a look at the video:
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