10 Russia vs India in Pictures

Russia vs India in Pictures

A Russian photographer has travelled both thru Russia and thru India and now states that both countries have many in common. To prove his point he published a set of photos. Each picture
consists of two photos - first made in Russia second is similar scene from India. Do you also think the photos are sometimes look similar or its just a photographer's imagination?
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7 Unique Preschool in Krasnoyarsk Trains Kids in Dousing

Unique Preschool in Krasnoyarsk Trains Kids in Dousing

Over fifteen years this establishment for the preschoolers in Krasnoyarsk city Russia makes kids dousing with ice cold water. The temperature outside is often below zero centigrade (30 and below F),
nevertheless kids together with their adult supervisors undress to their underwear and go outside in group to throw a bucketful of cold water all over them. Every day. More photos inside:
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52 Ukrainian People Greet Nazi Germans

Ukrainian People Greet Nazi Germans

Looks like at least some people in Soviet Ukraine were really happy when Nazis arrived to their land in 1941. Just
see this selection of Ukrainian people showing hospitality to the Soviet enemy - German Wermacht soldiers.
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8 Spring Road in Omsk

Spring Road in Omsk

Some Russian cities are pain to drive around in Spring, when after the snow goes off a big part of pavements goes off as well. Just
see the video to get the feel. It's not some bad neighborhood its just a normal city drive around one of the city "avenues".
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2 Awesome Photos All Across Russia with Tilt Shift Manipulation

Awesome Photos All Across Russia with Tilt Shift Manipulation

We know this photographer, Slava, for being meticulously cool with the photos he make. Lately his main topic of interest was Russia from above - he visited different places across the country and photographed those from helicopters or small planes. And now he made something even more cool - probably one of the most nicely looking photo sets in a while. He took some selected best photos of Russia from above he took for last couple of years and transformed them in toy-like fashion. This
technic is known as tilt-shift makes a regular photo looks unreal and like stepping out of children's toy store. The blurred sidelines of the frame contribute to this effect. Like you see the photo of the Red Square and the Kremlin on top - isn't it look pretty much unreal? Inside you can see really awesome collection of photos by Slava which he calls a "Toy-Like Russia". This post is a really beautiful set of photos and highly recommended to view!
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8 Lada Niva Goes Six Wheeler

Lada Niva Goes Six Wheeler

Some enthusiasts from Russian city Samara - home city of Russian car making giant  LADA have come out with a cool mod for the Soviet first LADA SUV
NIVA. Originally this was a smaller car but they have built it into a full scale pick up truck with six wheels! See more inside:
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2 The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Another interesting place we're about to visit is the State Central Museum of Contemporary History in
Moscow whose exhibits are related to the period of the new history of Russia, XX century.
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2 Moscow: the Great Kremlin Palace

Moscow: the Great Kremlin Palace

The Great Kremlin Palace is one of the most massive constructions in the Moscow Kremlin. It was built in 1849 to symbolize the new Moscow but old structures of the
Kremlin also remained untouched, so the Great Kremlin Palace is connected with the Terem Palace and the Hall of the Facets, each of them are parts of the whole.
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19 Moldavia in Soviet Times

Moldavia in Soviet Times

So Moldavia was a sunny Soviet republic located in South-Eastern Europe, bordering Romania and known for its fine wines and Soviet pop star Sofia Rotaru. Basically, it was a nice place with pretty much warm climate compared to most of Russia, with long
summers, golden fields of wheat and gardens with fruits. And to commemorate all this here is photo of Brezhnev surrounded by Moldavian women made during the "Golden Age" of Soviet Union during his visit to Moldavia. See more inside:
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2 Five Stored Building Collapsed in Tyumen

Five Stored Building Collapsed in Tyumen

Last night a five stored residential building has partially collapsed in city of Tyumen Russia. There have been reports of at least four people with injuries. Over forty other of
the inhabitants were evacuated from the scene where the emergency people trying to help and prevent the building from tearing up further.  Some photos are inside.
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