3 Test Station Decaying In the Waters of the Caspian Sea

Test Station Decaying In the Waters of the Caspian Sea

This test station of naval armament in Makhachkala, Dagestan, was put into operation back in 1939. It stands 2,7 kilometres away from the shore and has not been in use for a long time. Each new day it's  ruined by
merciless waves of the Caspian Sea. All the underground part of the giant structure was built on the coast in the pit with capacity of 530 thousand cubic meters dug out by means of both dredges and hands.
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0 Volga Views At the Turn of the Centuries

Volga Views At the Turn of the Centuries

Old black and white pictures of the Volga views taken by a talented
photographer Maxim Dmitriev in the late nineteenth - early twentieth century.
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3 Schools In the City of Pripyat

Schools In the City of Pripyat

Where else can you so clearly feel the breath of the Soviet epoch, abnormal post apocalyptic world and invisible presence of people? Schools are the brightest symbol of the stopped time in Pripyat. Their stuff remained
untouched by liquidators, looters and citizens themselves. They cared much more about taking their private belongings with them. Some school things are still standing in places where they met April 26, 1986.
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3 Olympic Flame Gets Extinguished

Olympic Flame Gets Extinguished

Manufacturers of the torches for the Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi were provided about seven million dollars to make a reliable product
that would never extinguish under no circumstances. However it did happen anyway... Hasn't it been blessed by the Church??
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0 Children of the Polar Class go to school on Helicopter [20 pics]

Children of the Polar Class go to school on Helicopter [20 pics]

The end of August is the time when helicopter lands at the tundra of nomad reindeer breeders to take their kids away to
a boarding school. The next time when these children will see their parents is only at the eve of New Year.
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8 Laser Gun For a Soviet Cosmonaut

Laser Gun For a Soviet Cosmonaut

The first weapon that flew to space was a Makarov gun that was part of a survaval kit of Yuri Gagarin. Since 1982 it was replaced by a
specially developed three-barrel gun - TP-82. It could be required for survival or self-defence in conditions of an abort landing.
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6 Eat a Friend Or Die?

Eat a Friend Or Die?

It doesn't sound like an easy choice, does it? A company of fishermen lost their way in the taiga of Yakutia last
autumn. According to the investigation agency, one of them was killed in order others could survive...
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0 Weekend At the Water

Weekend At the Water

It's always a good idea to go somewhere close to the water for a
weekend. Just the way the authors of these pictures did.
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1 Favourite Toys of Russian Royal Kids

Favourite Toys of Russian Royal Kids

Russian royal children as any ordinary ones liked to play and have merry-making
activities. Inside this post we want to show you what toys they like to play with.
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4 Uninvitedly In the Flats of Pripyat

Uninvitedly In the Flats of Pripyat

We are going to enter one of the houses of Pripyat that has been preserved rather
well and visit some of its flats left by its owners almost thirty years ago.
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