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29 Tram on Ice

Tram on Ice

One hundred years ago winters in Russia were much more severe. They were so severe that in St. Petersburg they have opened a tram that went on ice of Neva river from one bank to another for 0.03 ruble price, it's like 3 cents because ruble exchange rate to dollar was almost equal at that times. The tram-on-ice system got very popular due to low cost compared to other
means of on-ground transportation and short time needed to cross the river and was in use for a few years consequently. It was so popular that visitors from other Russian towns told stories about it in their local places and some time later the same on-ice tram was launched in Nizhniy Novgorod, you can see it on the down-most photo below.
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154 Adopted Russian Kids

Adopted Russian Kids

  These photos don't need comments. These are photos of Russian kids adopted from a "children's home", the worst place for a kid to be. The children's home has a budget of $100/mo for each kid, they don't have toys, they don't
have the love of parents, it's sad, but it's great that there are people even in Russia who can adopt and save kids. All the photos are "Before and After", you can easily tell which is the "before" photo.
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22 A Hardware Shop Calendar

A Hardware Shop Calendar

One Russian hardware shop sends out to his customers some calendars before the new year begins. Many shops do this but this
one, selling different hardware for home and work depicted its hardware in a really alternative way of use.
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47 Russian Pocket Helicopter

Russian Pocket Helicopter

  In 1971 Communist government of Soviet Russia has order a development of the smallest passenger helicopter in the world that could carry one person and can be folded in the tube that can be carried also by one person. They had plans to use it
on the benefit of Soviet Army and Russian intelligent service. Here we can see what they got as a result of this order. It was a Ka-56 "Wasp" helicopter, fully functional and could be used and between uses carried by one man.
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45 Russian Oldtimer Truck Goes Hotrod

Russian Oldtimer Truck Goes Hotrod

This is GAZ-51, it was one of the most popular trucks during World War 2. Not much of them survived till nowadays, most of the survivors are rusting on some backyards or
dumps. But guys from one Russian car design lab have got a dream of reviving one of those legendary WW2 heroes and making a stylish 300hp hotrod truck out of it.
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29 First Russian Mall

First Russian Mall

This is a photo series of a first Russian mall in Moscow. It's more than 120 years old and these photos are not newer. There are three stages one can see on the photos. At first the old mall buildings were renovated and new stores were built, then a few
photos of a crowd having good time on the party dedicated to the grand opening and then go photos of the new mall opened to public. This was long before the communist took power in Russia, it was a capitalistic, Tsar ruled old Russia..
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43 Russian Nature at Winter Shots

Russian Nature at Winter Shots

Some nice shots of Russian nature at winter by
Mikhail Tkachev. It's winter now isn't it!
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101 Some Not-So-Usual Photos

Some Not-So-Usual Photos

These are photos of one Russian online community members of which enjoy making some staged photos with creepy plot. Here we have some of their recent topics, like: "A Cheating Wife: You need to make a photo of a man, "a lover", hanging outside the real window. The window should be not lower than a 3rd store of a multi-stored building. "A husband" should lean out from another window with a gun, aiming at "the lover". From yet another window "the cheating wife" should look out in despair." "The Waiter: A man dressed like a water should crawl out of a refuse chute in some multi-stored building, right from the disposal opening. He should hold a tray with some servings and a towel in another hand" "A Zombie: A man, rolled up in bandages should crawl on his stomach at a pedestrian
crossing. He should have a knife sticking out of his back. Another guy should chase him with a working chainsaw" "The Pickles: Make a photo of many jars of pickles. Some of them should have pickled cell-phones. Not less than five cell phones in each jar please" "A Pyramid: You should have a three level pyramid on the photo. The first level is some random truck, the second is a passenger car and some two-wheeled thing on the top of "the pyramid" please." Now see what they got shot after they got those tasks. The members of this community live in different Russian cities, they make the photos in their own neighborhoods, right in the middle of the day while sudden passers-by watching them doing this stuff.
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20 Ryazan Sinkhole

Ryazan Sinkhole

Late evening, Ryazan city, Russia. A man was driving his Lada across Ryazan downtown then sudden boom and he finds himself six feet below
the road level. And it was a paved road. Later that night they had to implement a crawler power shovel to get him outside.
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56 The Transportation

The Transportation

One Russian blogger has spotted an interesting way of
transporting a car from one place to another..

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