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0 Doomed Factory

Doomed Factory

In the recent years it was both planned to reopen the huge ZIL factory and to close it for good and all. And only this year it has
become clear everything is over for the factory. It's an empty place today, buses do not come here anymore, neither do people.
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1 Challenge to Cross the Street

Challenge to Cross the Street

It's quite a challenge to simply cross the street in the
city of Norilsk, Russia, at the time of winter storm...
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1 At the Turn of the Centuries: Russian Ethnographic Images, Part II

At the Turn of the Centuries: Russian Ethnographic Images, Part II

More images from the digitized collection of Siberian
glass-plate pictures dated late late XIX – early XX centuries.
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6 Well Preserved Russian Houses of the XIX Century

Well Preserved Russian Houses of the XIX Century

These old Russian houses built in the XIX century stand along the bank of the Vetluga river, Nizhny
Novgorod region, they represent a really interesting combination of Russian architectural styles.
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5 Combat Helicopter Ka 52

Combat Helicopter Ka 52

Some pictures of a combat helicopter Ka-52 taken in the Russian
Far East on the territory of the aviation company "Progress"
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2 Buddhist Winter Serenity

Buddhist Winter Serenity

Shad Tchup Ling is the only buddhist monastery of the Sverdlovsk region. It is situated on
Kachkanar mountain in North Ural. The place is amazingly beautiful, especially in winter.
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3 Captives of the Remote Village

Captives of the Remote Village

This remote almost forgotten village of Belarus is inhabited by two persons only -
father (80) and son (60) - some pictures of their life are inside the post.
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1 Winter Vineyards

Winter Vineyards

Vineyards covered with snow - one of the
most unusual Crimean landscapes - enjoy!
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5 Personal Belongings of Joseph Stalin

Personal Belongings of Joseph Stalin

Collection of the things that used to belong to Joseph Stalin
himself, today it is kept in one of the Russian museums.
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3 At the Turn of the Centuries: Russian Ethnographic Images

At the Turn of the Centuries: Russian Ethnographic Images

This collection consists of 120 digitized copies of glass-plate photographs. The dates and photographers are unknown. We can only say the pictures are dated
late XIX - early XX centuries. They depict everyday life of native Siberian people (Khanty and Mansi), Russian peasants and local bourgeoisie.
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