5 A Journey Through Three Russian Cities

A Journey Through Three Russian Cities

Let's walk over the roofs of famous buildings located in Moscow,
Saint-Petersburg and Vyborg city in Leningrad region and get the view of their
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21 View Of the Plane Cemetery From Your Apartment

View Of the Plane Cemetery From Your Apartment

Central Aerodrome at Khodynka Field built by N. E. Zhukovsky, was the first aerodrome in Moscow. May 9, 1945, early in the morning, a plane landed there carrying the German Instrument of Surrender. Now, Khodynka Field is a big residential area with  an ice rink.
At first, they were going to build a museum there, reflecting the history of Russian aviation, but it never happened. Here we have: E155M (E266M) interceptor; MiG-25PU combat training aircraft; La17-R unmanned reconnaissance aeral vehicle.
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14 Russia As Viewed By An American Photographer

Russia As Viewed By An American Photographer

Andrew Moore is an American photographer born in 1957 who was travelling across Russia in
2000-2004 and made a number of amazing pictures reflecting the contradictory nature of the country.
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14 Under Sail Of Hope And Krusenstern

Under Sail Of Hope And Krusenstern

In the late eighties early nineties in Gdynia (Poland), they built several three-master barks for different nautical schools of the USSR. 'Nadezhda' which means 'hope' in English, belongs to Maritime State University named after adm. G. I. Nevelskoy in Vladivostok.
'Krusenstern' was built in 1926 at Geestemunde in Bremerhaven, Germany and was surrendered to the USSR 1946 as war reparation. It is now a Russian Navy sail training ship. Here's some description of these ships, their crews and students, and their everyday life.
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38 Soviet Epoch In Soviet Posters

Soviet Epoch In Soviet Posters

Look through the posters that were very
popular at the time of the USSR existence.
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13 Kamchatka And Its Bears. Photos By Roman Murushkin

Kamchatka And Its Bears. Photos By Roman Murushkin

Kurile Lake is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. It is the second largest fresh water lake in Kamchatka. Its surface area is 76.2 square kilometers (12.5 kilometers long and 8 kilometers wide). Kurile Lake was formed 8300-8400 years ago by a large volcanic explosion and a collapse of the Earth crust. The lake has an average depth of 176 meters,
and a maximum depth of 306 meters. The only river that takes off from this lake is the Ozyornaya river which connects it with the Sea of Okhotsk. The great spawning migration of blueback salmon lasts from July till February, attracting many animals and birds: bears, Steller's sea eagles, foxes, sea gulls, ducks, swans, etc.
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18 Ancient And Beautiful Lviv

Ancient And Beautiful Lviv

Today we'll make a journey to the Ukrainian city Lviv
which is well-known for its sights and chocolate.
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15 Internet And The Awkward Age

Internet And The Awkward Age

When Wikipedia, YouTube, Skype, Livejournal, Photoshop, and ICQ appeared, a lot of people  were
in their sixties. Here's Tamara Posisaeva. She's 72 and that's what she thinks about it.
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9 Flights Over Petersburg

Flights Over Petersburg

Let's fly over the streets of Saint-Petersburg, one of the most beautiful Russian
cities and enjoy the the bird-eye perspective of its wonderful sights.
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2 Icons That Work Wonders

Icons That Work Wonders

Wooden icons of Alexander Markov from Sayansk city are filled with deep spiritual significance. Wood has always been considered as a live material and
consecrated icons are known to work wonders. That's why the citizens of Sayansk have a tradition of presenting the most honorable guests with icons.
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