12 Tasty Uzbek Cakes

Tasty Uzbek Cakes

Let's visit Bukhara and see how
they cook tasty round cakes.
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15 Good Old Moscow of the 1960s

Good Old Moscow of the 1960s

These pictures of Moscow were taken in the 1960s... Besides the photos of its central
well-known to everybody places the post contains some really nice and rare shots.
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8 The Hydro Power Plant In Moldova

The Hydro Power Plant In Moldova

The Dubassari plant is a hydroelectric power plant and an important strategical construction at the Dniester river near Dubassari, Moldova. And it is also a border between former parts of one and the same country. The
plant is the first electrification enterprise in Moldova. It was started in 1950 and was over in 1955. An interesting fact: people of about 30 nationalities have taken part in the plant construction.
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4 Professional Fishing in Astrakhan

Professional Fishing in Astrakhan

You have probably seen many times how amateur fishermen catch fish. Today we will
show you real professionals. Welcome to Astrakhan, a paradise for any fisherman.
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23 One Day Of A Village Priest

One Day Of A Village Priest

How do you think Russian priests live? Some of our posts about them were kind of
convicting. But not this one, about an ordinary priest from one village.
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9 The Colored Moscow of 1931

The Colored Moscow of 1931

Here are some pictures from
archives about the Moscow history.
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5 The Underground Town Eski Kermen

The Underground Town Eski Kermen

Eski Kermen is the medieval city-stronghold in the Crimea. This name means "an old fortress" in the Tatar language. Eski Kermen was founded in the VIth century as a Byzantine stronghold and had existed till the end of the XIVth century. As it was not so big and important those times no significant events or historical facts remained. But
from the Xth century the town and naturally its importance began to grow. The prosperity of Eski Kermen is related to the XII-XIIIth centuries, when the town popularity was more than 3,000 people. In 1299 the stronghold was destroyed and ravaged by Mongols. Since that time it hasn't restored its significance.
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21 How to Catch Plasma

How to Catch Plasma

Since early childhood everyone knows that substance can exist in three states: solid, liquid and gas. A perfect example of it is ordinary water. We can observe it in all the three states in our daily life (especially in a kitchen). However, there exists another state
which is called plasma... The Novosibirsk Institute of Nuclear Physics is one of the world's leaders in studying plasma. They have some very interesting setups, so-called "plasma traps". Let's see how they work and what they are needed for.
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10 “Karelia” Submarine Having Rest

“Karelia” Submarine Having Rest

Let's take a chance and go aboard the Karelia nuclear-powered
ballistic missile submarine while it hasn't yet left the port.
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9 Against All Diseases: The Birch Sap

Against All Diseases: The Birch Sap

The collection of birch sap in Belarus allowed only for state
organisations. Further it will be processed and sold.
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