1 Story of Light: Lighthouses on the Edge of the World

Story of Light: Lighthouses on the Edge of the World

Some of the most beautiful lighthouses of Russia and the Far East are located in Primorsky Krai. It would seem that the task of lighthouses – to serve as a guiding light for ships ­– has become almost symbolic in the age of satellite
technology. But this does not bother light keepers, or, as they call themselves, lightmen. To understand what people work at lighthouses for decades, we went to the coast of Primorsky Krai and recorded their stories.
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10 Reasons why Russians do not smile

Reasons why Russians do not smile

Everyone has certainly heard at least once that foreigners believe the Russian are very harsh people because,
in their opinion, the Russian smile little. Well, the residents of Russia have a reason for this.
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0 Flood after heavy rain in Novosibirsk on July 18, 2016

Flood after heavy rain in Novosibirsk on July 18, 2016

Flood after heavy rain in Novosibirsk on
July 18, 2016. Let's take a look how it was
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1 Elite Foods of the USSR

Elite Foods of the USSR

Some delicious Soviet treats from this vintage catalogue that was only available
for Soviet elites and foreigners. Take a look, some sections are translated.
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7 Have You Ever Seen Nuclear Power Plant from Inside?

Have You Ever Seen Nuclear Power Plant from Inside?

To get to the current nuclear power plant is an unattainable dream for many. Multi-level
security system, radiation and seething crater of a nuclear reactor. ... Welcome!
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2 45 genre photos of pre-revolutionary Russia

45 genre photos of pre-revolutionary Russia

A collection of very atmospheric photos of Imperial Russia. Must see set! Most photos are with caption, like the one above is: A
starving year in Nizhny Novgorod Governorate 1891-1892 People canteen in village Pralevka of Lukoyanovsky County. 1891-1892.
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1 Radioactive legacy of the Soviet Union in the ruins of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site

Radioactive legacy of the Soviet Union in the ruins of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site

The nuclear program of the Soviet Union began shortly after the end of World War II. Tests were carried out in many remote areas, for example on Novaya
Zemlya archipelago, in the Urals and in the steppes of the North-Eastern Kazakhstan. Unfortunately, people continued to live in some of those places.
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1 Photos of Dolgaya Spit Unique Land formation in the Black Sea

Photos of Dolgaya Spit Unique Land formation in the Black Sea

Dolgaya Spit, sometimes called Dolzhanskaya Spit, is situated in Yeisky
district of Krasnodar Krai, near the Cossack village Dolzhanskaya.
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3 Photos of Mysterious Franz Josef Land

Photos of Mysterious Franz Josef Land

  The archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, constituting the northernmost part of Europe. Part of the Russian polar properties,
part of Primorsky district of Arkhangelsk Oblast. It consists of 192 islands, which cover an area of 16,134 km².
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0 Lost battery and Gelendzhik catacombs

Lost battery and Gelendzhik catacombs

This is the place of installation of one of the guns of a three-gun battery No. 714 of the Novorossiysk naval base of the Black Sea Fleet. Few people know about it, all paths to this place have overgrown with thorns. Unlike Zubkov battery, this battery is not so heroic. The
battery accepted its first fight on 23 August 1942. Captain Mikhail Petrovich Chelak was awarded the Order of the Red Banner for courage, 10 battery fighters received orders and medals for courage and bravery during the battles for Novorossiysk
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