Russian World War II Christmas postcard

10 Russian Santa Protects Russia

Russian Santa Protects Russia

During the World War 2 Russian soldiers had their special Christmas and New Year postcards. On some of such Santa looked not very peaceful in his solidarity attempt
to defeat the "malicious attacker". So probably those are the only ones where Santa can hold a machine gun or be in some other furious acts.
Russian village fun

19 Russian Mobile Banya, Village Style

Russian Mobile Banya, Village Style

In Russian village they are having fun sometimes in some exotic way. The traditional washing places called "banya" were a must near every villager's house. But still there are some that don't have a banya and now the local entrepreneur Sergei has invented a mobile banya, village style. He got an old "Belarus"
tractor and equipped it with a real life wooden hot steam banya house. Now such steamy delight is available by call delivered directly to your backyard or you can even to travel across the village while bathing and then can jump out to the virgin snow of the village outskirts.

6 Fire Aftermath

Fire Aftermath

Recently one of Moscow wooden houses built in last century suddenly burst into flames. The house was known for being a place of dwelling of many Russian writers, painters and men of art. The house is a wooden one so fire has
rapidly made it alight. But soon the fire-fighters came to the scene and the fire was tackled. That is the very thing what has come out of sea of water spilled on the house in the temperature of -20C (-5F).
22 Traveling in Winter

Traveling in Winter

Employer of some Ukrainian company went on a business not so long ago. He said that it was better in Kiev hundred
times than on a train from Kiev to Lugansk. Why? That’s why! And the train runs for 18 consequent hours…

15 Tow Trucks Cemetery

Tow Trucks Cemetery

In one of its inside courts, Minsk Wheeled Tractors plant has housed so-to-say “Jurassic park” where thousands of iron giants made back in the times of the Cold War dwell there thus far. Standing out in the open there gradually
peeling off and rusting they look quite sadly. It is hardly imaginable that a few decades back these rocket-o-saurs were taking aback anyone who saw them with their hugeness, roar of engines and impressive flotation.

61 Bechyovinka, the submariners’ secret town

Bechyovinka, the submariners’ secret town

There is a secret town in Kamchatka. One
can get here only by sea or a helicopter.

9 Ten Most Popular Roofs of Moscow

Ten Most Popular Roofs of Moscow

As the New Year has already retired from us and left just an aftertaste of overpast holidays, haziness in their head and whole lot of food in the freezer, many of us are ready to set about their work and routine business. But some are about casting the
total. It would be appropriate to sum some relevant things up; one’s gains or track records, but there are few off-the-wall statistics. And there is one of them: what were the ten most popular roofs of Moscow city last, 2009, year?
25 Russia of Gippenreiter

Russia of Gippenreiter

Hardly there could be found places where he has not been to: deserts of Central Asia, mountains of the Caucasus and Siberia, the North of Russia, the Urals and the Far East. He was floating
down the cataracted rivers of the Sayan Mountains, peddling his canoe in Karelia, climbing the hills and volcanoes of Kuril Islands and Kamchatka… His name is Vadim Gippenreiter.

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