25 Farewell to Alien Worlds: Abandoned Observatory

Farewell to Alien Worlds: Abandoned Observatory

What?!! Abandoned observatory?!! Yes, this is it! It turns out that
observatories can be abandoned too. Where? In Nizhny Novgorod!
97 Eid al-Fitr Holiday

Eid al-Fitr Holiday

Today is the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday. Mussulmans farewell with the blessed days of the Ramadan month and can take their first meal after fast. The
main ritual of the holiday - divine service in honor of  Eid al-Fitr in the mosques of the city. The pictures were taken in Prospect Mira, Moscow.
55 “Na Nach Nachma Nachman Meuman”

“Na Nach Nachma Nachman Meuman”

Every year thousands of Jewish - Assideans from all over the world come to Ukraine, Uman city to celebrate New Year in the place where lived their idol Nachman.
The locals don't know whether they should rejoice (cause they can rent out houses and boost sales) or cry (cause crowds and rubbish are never good).
A Requiem to a Lost Bomber 1
21 A Requiem to a Lost Bomber

A Requiem to a Lost Bomber

Recently in taiga there were found the remains of a Soviet bomber. On 17th December 1939 approximately at 9.00-9.05 this bomber by extreme necessity took off from the airdrome Yagodnik 17 km from Arkhangelsk along the
Northern Dvina river. The aid of the bomber was needed for destruction of the Finnish fortification. The weather on that day was awful and at 9.22 the bomber with four crew members aboard ran into the forest...
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26 Modernization of Russian “Duma”

Modernization of Russian “Duma”

It seems that Russian law makers, the members of the Russian house of
representatives "Duma", prefer Apple products - Macs, iPads, iPhones etc.
The Dead Forest After The Fire 2
14 The Dead Forest After The Fire

The Dead Forest After The Fire

Here are some sad pictures of the forest that
has become a victim of the wildfire.
The Early USSR In Pictures 1
22 The Early USSR In Pictures

The Early USSR In Pictures

These are some photos of the early USSR - the 20s-30s of
the last century. This is actually how it all began...
Private Elevator in Chelyabinsk 2
12 Private Elevator in Chelyabinsk

Private Elevator in Chelyabinsk

In this nice city in Russia there lives a man who once thought that it's not so cool to go outside in cold winter mornings and walk 10 meters to the underground car park. Winters in Chelyabinsk are so cold, you know. But this man was a director of a big construction company, and he found
the simplest solution to his problem - to build something that would allow him to get into a car while still having a dressing-gown and slippers on. This "something" was an elevator. An ordinary one, 4 storeys high. With an air passage right from his apartment.
Abandoned Mental Asylum 13
28 Abandoned Mental Asylum

Abandoned Mental Asylum

We thought that the abandoned dental clinic is the top
creepiest place until we saw this abandoned mental asylum ...
11 Chirkeiskaya Hydro-Electric Power Station

Chirkeiskaya Hydro-Electric Power Station

The Chirkeiskaya hydro-electric power plant is located on the Sulak river (15km upstream from the Miatlinskaya hydro-electric
power plant) in Dagestan. It is the largest power plant in the North Caucasus and the highest arch dam in Russia.

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