6 Conquering K2, The Second-Highest Mountain On Earth

Conquering K2, The Second-Highest Mountain On Earth

Chogori is one of the most dangerous mountain peaks to climb. It is known to mountaneers as peak K2. In August, 2011 mountain climbers Maksut Zhumaev and Vasily Pivtsov from Kazakhstan, after five unsuccessful attempts, managed to conquer the
summit. The expedition lasted for over two months and included representatives form Germany, Poland, Austria and Argentine who had to face a lot of obstacles on their way to K2. Below is what Maksut Zhumaev says about it.
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2 Water, Fire And Mines

Water, Fire And Mines

The training center of engineer troops located in Volgograd can be reached by plane and after that you will
have to spend 1,5 hours in a bus if you want to look at the polygon where the training is going on.
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6 Membrane Roofing Of Olimpiysky Stadium In Kiev

Membrane Roofing Of Olimpiysky Stadium In Kiev

Installation of the membrane is the final stage of a stadium roof construction. Ukrainian builders have never worked with membrane roofing so they had to
invite specialists from Germany. However, only time will show if this kind of roofing is suitable for Ukrainian climate and weather conditions.
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3 Assembling A Platinum Ring With A 13-Carat Emerald

Assembling A Platinum Ring With A 13-Carat Emerald

We want to show you how to make a ring. It is going to be platinum with a 13-carat emerald (1 million 250
thousand dollars!), 12 diamonds 1.33-carat each and 8 0.1-carat stones. Our future ring in wax.
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3 Assorted Russia, Part 44

Assorted Russia, Part 44

This cute thing is a bear cub whose
mother has been killed by poachers.
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8 Pipe And Toolmaker

Pipe And Toolmaker

Check out photographs of an abandoned pipe and
tool-making factory located in Saint Petersburg:
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11 Expedition Great Northern Route. On Snowmobiles To The Center Of The USSR

Expedition Great Northern Route. On Snowmobiles To The Center Of The USSR

North. Tundra. Snow. The nearest residential area is hundreds kilometers away. Many centuries ago, ancestors of modern Khanty and Komi people used these paths carrying furs, fish and utensils. Today, we will show you an expedition on snowmobiles that tried to do the  same. The
expedition was called ‘Great Northern Route and went through the northern part of Eurasia covering the territory which, according to anthropologists, ethnographers and historians, was used by people of the North for trade, exchange and settling.  
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5 Presenting Ilyushin Il-476

Presenting Ilyushin Il-476

The Ilyushin Il-476 is a transport aircraft. It is a modernized version of the Ilyushin Il-76. In 2009, they began production works and plan to carry out its first flight in 2012. They plan to launch mass production of the aircraft in Ulyanovsk (initially, they
planned for mass production to begin in 2011). Russian Ministry of Defense is going to purchase several dozens of the Ilyushin Il-476 versions by 2020. Besides, they are going to design a new aircraft A-100 'Premier' on the Ilyushin Il-476 chassis.
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2 Surveillance Cameras For The Upcoming Presidential Elections

Surveillance Cameras For The Upcoming Presidential Elections

They began to install surveillance cameras at polling stations of Russia for the upcoming presidential elections scheduled for March, 4th. Over 91 thousand polling stations are going to be equipped with web cameras to provide live translation at a specially designed data portal. They allocated 13 billion rubles (433
million dollars) for this purpose from the federal budget in hope to eliminate the possibility of fraud during the elections. Hardware-software complexes are produced at Kraftway factory in the Kaluga Region while Rostelecom is responsible for telecommunications. Let's see how it all happens.
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2 The Youngest Metro In The World

The Youngest Metro In The World

It is just one month old and it took them 23 years to build it. It is 8.5 km long and people
use it more as an attraction. We are going to explore the Almaty Metro, Kazakhstan.
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