0 Foreigner in Russia travels Volga River in 1958

Foreigner in Russia travels Volga River in 1958

Yet another American photographer went to see USSR in 1958. His focus of interest was the Volga river and
cities on its shores. After he returned he made an album called "Volga River Essay", and here it is:
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3 Most Expensive Yachts of Russian Billionaires

Most Expensive Yachts of Russian Billionaires

Here is a collection of most expensive yachts of Russian billionaires. And first of all here is the most expensive among Russian yachts - "Eclipse". It belongs to Roman Abramovitch. This thing is very expensive and huge. It's 162.5 meter (500 feet) long. They say it costed him $1.2 billion! It has a SPA centre, carries
helicopter and has a full size pool. And it maintenance is expensive. For example just one fill up of the tank worth $600,000!    For this reason he rents his yacht away to cover up some of the expenses. Also "Eclipse" yacht got it's own personal mini-submarine. Let's see some more of those:
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1 Russian Gaz-21 Volga Time Capsule

Russian Gaz-21 Volga Time Capsule

Gaz-21 Volga car was a symbol of luxury in 1950-1960s in USSR. Very expensive, hard to get, the car that was used by part officials and rich farmers of Georgia alike was attracting sights on the streets. Pity but not many of those survived till now.
However this time guy got lucky - guy discovered a fully untouched car with just around 20,000 km on it. The paint is still shiny and bright as it was sheltered in a garage. No corrosive spots, clean interior, let's take a look!
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1 Foreginer visits Kiev and Odessa in 1968

Foreginer visits Kiev and Odessa in 1968

Another set from another foreigner who visited "closed" country Soviet Union in 1968. His main cities of focus were Kiev and Odessa which are Ukraine now, but at
time it was a pretty much Russian cities as any other city in USSR. Take a look, some atmospheric photos, and which is nice they are in full color.
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7 Russian latest ice-breaker Novorossiysk

Russian latest ice-breaker Novorossiysk

This is the Russian latest Arctic ice breaker "Novorossiysk". It was exhibited during last Arctic Forum Expo in Russia and
Oleg, the photographer, got chance to visit it and made some photos inside and outside. Let's take a look.
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2 Another Foreigner Visits Russian in 1956 and This Is What He Saw

Another Foreigner Visits Russian in 1956 and This Is What He Saw

More photos of Soviet people and Soviet life as seen by a foreigner who was on tour by Soviet country in 1956.
Different photos, unstaged, can't be said it's propaganda. Interesting to look at, sixty years later.
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6 Abandoned Russian Town that Stored Nuclear Weapons 200 Km from USA Coast in Winter

Abandoned Russian Town that Stored Nuclear Weapons 200 Km from USA Coast in Winter

This town Gudym is just 200 km away from USA. Probably this is why it was used as a top secret warehouse for the nuclear weapons. The heart of the town is a huge concrete hole in the ground that used to store nuclear weapons. The surrounding houses were used for the families
working on this underground object. Now everything stays abandoned. Houses sometimes burn in fires, and underground maze is used by strangers. We had some photos from here before, but Sergei, Russian blogger, went there in winter and saw how it looks like:
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5 Abandoned LADA dealership in France

Abandoned LADA dealership in France

  One Russian man living now in France have found an abandoned LADA dealership there, full of old
Russian and Soviet LADAs. More than a dozen of cars stay there untouched.  Pretty interesting find.
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2 Thousands of Tulips Got Under Snow

Thousands of Tulips Got Under Snow

Thousands of tulips got under snow on the biggest tulip farm in Moldova. In the middle of April tens thousands tulips started blooming and next day an
anomalous April snow fell out. So tulips turned into snowdrops. Weird landscapes appeared of bright flowers and snow. Let's take a look:
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2 Victory Day Air Show Rehearsal 2017

Victory Day Air Show Rehearsal 2017

On May 9th, 2017 there would be an annual "Victory Day" parade in Moscow and the air show is big part of it. Here
Russian blogger Marina went to see how they rehearse for the event. A chance to see nice show up close:
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