22 Time Of Free Trade

Time Of Free Trade

 On the 29th of January, 1992 Boris Yeltsin accepted and signed the decree on free trade. Soon hundreds of thousands of traders appeared in the streets of the Russian cities. People habitually called them "speculators". Of course, some of them still bought goods in ordinary shops and sold them at a more expensive price.
The deficit allowed to do that and have profit. But the trade in general started to change and gain new features - valuable and ugly. Probably they had to go through it anyway but that way was too long and too hard. The habit to sell any stuff at any place turned out to be difficult to eradicate.
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2 Lava And Snow Of Kamchatka Peninsular

Lava And Snow Of Kamchatka Peninsular

Winter Kamchatka is very beautiful. And its beauty is better to be observed from height. These pictures were taken in different years
from helicopters flying over Kamchatka. The bonus is fantastic photographs of the erupting Kamchatka volcano Plosky Tolbachik.
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2 Like Bad Skaters

Like Bad Skaters

The first snow in Vladivostok brought first accidents and first victims. In some places cars of summer rubber fans were
breaking in groups on level but slippery ground. However one careless driver may cause breakage of numerous parked cars.
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7 How I Made a Trike

How I Made a Trike

The owner of this three-wheel trike started to dream of making a unique motorcycle with his own hands back in 2003. In 2004 he bought
an ordinary motorcycle and used it for one season only. Then he finally decided to make a trike. See how he managed to do it.
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10 A Tour to The Capital of Uzbekistan

A Tour to The Capital of Uzbekistan

Now you are going to travel to the city of Tashkent in the sunny Uzbekistan and see its architecture, some places of interest, local people, colorful markets
and some more. Tashkent is 2200 years old, its population is about 2,5 million people. The name of the city is translated as "a stone city".
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6 DIY Boot Dryer

DIY Boot Dryer

If you are tired of wet boots you can actually make a boot dryer yourself. You probably know that leather shoes and boots should not dry at the heating devices. They should dry at room temperature. So we are not going to heat, we are going to ventilate. What
can be boots ventilated by from inside? With low-power fans. CPU cooler ones are perfect for that! If you don't have any, they are quite cheap. By the way, some are even illuminated. Those we are going to use have power of 12 volts.
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0 At the Helicopter Repair Plant

At the Helicopter Repair Plant

We are at the specialized company that repairs helicopters of the state and civil aviation.  ­­ Its history started in January, 1942. From the very beginning it was intended to repair aircrafts
and their engines but in 1977 it was fully reoriented to repair Mi-24 helicopters. Since then they have repaired more than 1200 helicopters Mi-8, Mi-14, Mi-17, Ka-27, Ka-29, Ka-32.
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5 Expecting the Sea to Freeze Over

Expecting the Sea to Freeze Over

In the Russian Far East it is already rather cold but the Japanese Sea is not covered with ice yet. The temperature has fallen to -15 C (5F) and
when it combines with the strong wind offshore structures get a thick ice coat. The pictures were taken in the city of Vladivostok.
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5 Nature of Kazakhstan

Nature of Kazakhstan

A Russian photographer Alexander Popov went to Kazakhstan to see its nature and take photographs of
wonderful Charyn Canyon and a local ski resort Chimbulak. Some of his works are presented below.
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24 Soviet Reality On the Photos of Victor Vorobyev

Soviet Reality On the Photos of Victor Vorobyev

Vladimir Vorobyev (1941-2011) is a photographer who, unfortunately, became popular only recently. He was from Novokuznetsk, Russia, the city where was held the first exhibition of his works.
Those images are often inside of us, but they remain so deep and almost never come to the surface. They bring Russian people back to the past reviving their abstract memory.
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