2 Moscow State University: Department of Chemistry

Moscow State University: Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry of the Moscow State University, named after M. V. Lomonosov, opened on October 1st, 1929. Previously, chemistry had been taught here at medical
and physico-mathematical faculties. These are some interesting images of the Department of Chemistry of the most famous Russian university: old and new ones.
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3 Winter in the Mountains

Winter in the Mountains

Enjoy wonderful landscapes from the mountainous regions of Dagestan. The pictures
were taken in January, when the mountains were covered with snow and sunlit.
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6 Russian Submarines On Their Way to Repair

Russian Submarines On Their Way to Repair

Russian submarines of project 971 "Bratsk" and "Samara" are loaded on a Dutch vessel to be taken to Severodvinsk for repair. The Chinese
vessel  "Hai Yang Shi You", in its turn, will take NPS K-442 "Chelyabinsk"  (project 949 A) to Primorye for modernization.
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3 Retrofuturism On Moscow Streets In 1938

Retrofuturism On Moscow Streets In 1938

Moscow, 1938, something looking rather futuristic is crawling along
the street...Just look at these curves, shapes and aesthetics!
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7 Large Antiship Missile Complex Whose Days Are Gone

Large Antiship Missile Complex Whose Days Are Gone

You are going to see what remains of two battalions of anti-ship onshore missile complex "Utes" - large and almost unique objects of military history, built in the 1950s. We say "almost" because a similar complex was made on the Black Sea and
it fortunately is functioning up to today. Here in the north, its days are over. Below are the photos of the battalions' territories: underground launch systems, command post, diesel power station and missile remains.
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13 Russian Political Figures Now And Then

Russian Political Figures Now And Then

Some things cannot be changed by power or status: let us have a look at
famous Russian political figures when they were young, and today.
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14 What Has Happened To My Hometown?

What Has Happened To My Hometown?

It must be really awful to see the place where you grew up and lived, in this sort of condition... Very sad
pictures of a town located some twelve kilometers away from Ukrainian Donetsk are inside the post.
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2 Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Right now you may see how they test air engines
including the one for the president's aircraft.
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8 The Place That Brings No Joy

The Place That Brings No Joy

Pictures of an abandoned military facility somewhere in the Moscow region. We have seen many of them, but this one is even
more depressing. The photographer, blogger sunjedy, says he'd prefer to have some vodka there instead of a cam.
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5 Russian Long Livers Who Had Seen Patriotic War 1812

Russian Long Livers Who Had Seen Patriotic War 1812

These are a few interesting images of veterans and witnesses of the Patriotic War of 1812, who lived to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of
Borodino. Russian long-livers, so to say. In the image above is Pavel Yakovlevich Tolstoguzov, aged 117. Participant in the Battle of Borodino in 1912.
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