1 Moscow In the Nineteenth Century

Moscow In the Nineteenth Century

Pictures of Moscow dated 1852-1885: church domes, Kremlin
walls and charming panoramas of the Russian capital.
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1 Living Tradition: Handmade Carpets

Living Tradition: Handmade Carpets

Today we are going to come to Dagestan to see how real carpets are made there (with no artificial colorants). It is a complicated, expensive and laborious process. It takes about two years to make one carpet like this. They gather herbals and roots, dry, grind and color them. When this is done they start making a carpet. The coloring shop is located in a
provate house, on the second floor lives a family and hopefully they do not suffer much from what happens on the first floor. As a rule they color threads once a month only or even more seldom. The boiling process takes place in a basement, where they have several boilers. On hot days it is very hard to be inside. Like in a sauna.
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3 Professional Photos of the Soviet Epoch

Professional Photos of the Soviet Epoch

Some interesting color photographs of the
Soviet time. Just look at those faces!
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0 Forgotten Olympic Games: Kiev 1913

Forgotten Olympic Games: Kiev 1913

At the Olympic Games 1912 in Stockholm the Russian team of athletes took second to last place among the eigtheen countries-participants. One magazine called this to be "shame of all
Russian people".  To prevent such failures in future the great prince Romanov ordered to arrange Russian Olympics annually since then. The first one took place in Kiev.
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4 Colorful Army Drill In Pictures

Colorful Army Drill In Pictures

You have already been shown the video of this bright event, but
this time we have a plenty of pictures to show you as well.
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1 Russian Ironworks At the Turn of the Century

Russian Ironworks At the Turn of the Century

Pictures of the ironworks in Kaluga,
Russia, dated early twentieth century.
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0 Strange Creature? No! The Mouse Line!

Strange Creature? No! The Mouse Line!

It may seem to be a strange creature but it's a mouse mother and its mouselings going somewhere in such a
strange but well-formed way. They hold tails of each other in their teeth and keep moving forward.
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0 Ukrainian Safari

Ukrainian Safari

This photo story is about the place in the Crimea, Ukraine, where one can come
to lions very close. Would you dare? It's not that scary as it may seem.
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6 Strategic Bomber Tu 160 Up In the Sky

Strategic Bomber Tu 160 Up In the Sky

Pictures of a strategic bomber Tu-160 from Zhukovsky, Moscow region, that
celebrated the day of air fleet and the day of the city at the same time.
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3 How Golden Watches Are Made

How Golden Watches Are Made

Have you ever seen how golden watches are made? You may join us and visit "NIKA"
company to see how it makes over 25 thousand precious items monthly.
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