27 The Russian 90s By Lucien Perkins

The Russian 90s By Lucien Perkins

During 20 years  photographer Lucien Perkins covered events in Russia and other former Soviet countries. He came to Moscow for the first time in 1988 for the historic meeting of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. In 1993 he again went to Russia for
six months and he felt that it was absolutely different country. Photos of Perkins not only reflect the major political events of the time, but also capture the spirit of freedom that prevailed in hearts of Russian people in the 90s.
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12 Life-Saving Evacuation

Life-Saving Evacuation

September 30, 1993 is a great day in the history of Abkhaz people. After many days of heavy fighting with Georgians, the Abkhaz armed forces managed to take control of the whole territory of the autonomy. About 250 thousand ethnic Georgians, in fear of a real threat from the winners, became refugees. They left their homes and started
their way to Georgia. Some - on their own, on foot, through mountain passes. Others were taken there by sea... Ukraine helped Georgians a lot at that difficult moment. It sent humanitarian aid just in time. 16 helicopters evacuated the remaining part of refugees for what many Georgians are still so grateful.
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6 Penetration To The Very Heart Of Russia

Penetration To The Very Heart Of Russia

Hotel 'Rossiya' located next to the Kremlin is surrounded by a big fence which makes it impossible to enter the place. What views will
be open to those who dare to lift a hatch nearby and examine the channel under it leading to the very bosom of Moscow city?
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9 Grandiose Air Show MAKS-2011. Part 4

Grandiose Air Show MAKS-2011. Part 4

We have visited the MAKS show more than once ( Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), but
there are still many pictures to share. Let's go back to the show.
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8 Fire At The All-Russian Exhibition Center In Moscow

Fire At The All-Russian Exhibition Center In Moscow

Repairs of a pavilion's roof at the All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow led to explosion of
bottled gas and terrible fire. Fortunately, workers managed to leave the place in time.
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9 The Adventures of Ukrainian Downhillers in the Carpathians

The Adventures of Ukrainian Downhillers in the Carpathians

The beautiful Carpathian mountains, rough tracks and a lot
of adrenalin. That's what any downhiller dreams of.
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21 The Russian Movie About The Battle Of Stalingrad

The Russian Movie About The Battle Of Stalingrad

The summer is over and people need to forget about their vacations and get back to work. Thus, in the movie world the work is humming already. A
Russian bank invested 20 million US dollars into kinematographing the movie 'Stalingrad'. Pictures taken at the film set are presented below.
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