4 How people were spending their summer vacations in USSR

How people were spending their summer vacations in USSR

This selection of vintage colored photos can give you idea what a summer vacation for a Soviet person
could look like. "Citizens of USSR have a right for a vacation" says the slogan on top of the gate.
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0 Hot Springs on Iturup Island: The Eight Meter Waterfall With Hot Water

Hot Springs on Iturup Island: The Eight Meter Waterfall With Hot Water

The most famous volcano on Iturup island of Kurill islands on the Eastern part of Russia, next to Japan. Because of the
volcano there are plenty of hot springs on the island. Russian traveller Sergey visited the place and made some photos.
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2 Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian blogger Deletant went to the last day of the MAKS-2017 Russian air show. This would be the last MAKS airshow as they stop doing it. In 2019 they
play to have something similar but it won't be MAKS he says. So take a look what they had to show this time. Thanks to Deletant for his photos.
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2 Ghost cities of Russia: Halmer-U Town That President Putin Dropped a Bomb At

Ghost cities of Russia: Halmer-U Town That President Putin Dropped a Bomb At

If someone tells you Vladimir Putin was bombing Russian cities, don't rush to call him crazy. It's partly true. Probably not a city, more like a town,
and not inhabited by people but 10,000 of the inhabitants evicted a few years before this happened. This all happened in 2005 in a Halmer-U.
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2 Russian Ussuriysk Siberian Railroad in 1897

Russian Ussuriysk Siberian Railroad in 1897

Those are old photographs from Ussuriysk Siberian railway, in 1897. Sadly most of the photos have no
captions. However this one on top is Vladivostok railway station and its square in 1897.
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1 Pacific Russian Army Showing How to Cross Water Barriers

Pacific Russian Army Showing How to Cross Water Barriers

Pacific Coast Russian army invited journalists to show how they can cross the water barriers - rivers etc. Soldiers showed different skills
such as driving under water (!) building pontoon bridges, training attack into an imaginary enemy units and more. Here is some of it.
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2 USSR Retro Beach Photos

USSR Retro Beach Photos

A nice collection of Soviet beach photos, different photographers - foreign and Russian.
And first one is from Sochi, 1956. This is Sochi "Caucasus Rivera" hotel beach.
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6 17 Examples of Russian Girls in Instagram and in Real Life

17 Examples of Russian Girls in Instagram and in Real Life

This is a selection of Russian girls and their photos in Instagram and then same young lady but
with her photo taken in real life. No make up, no staged photos, just from everyday life.
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1 Adventures of Nicholas Cage in Kazakhstan

Adventures of Nicholas Cage in Kazakhstan

Russian-speaking social media is being rocked these couple of days by this powerful photo of Nicholas Cage wearing some Kazakhstan national dress but
staying far away in his thoughts and mind. Hundreds of photoshopped images instantly popped out and here are some of the best on this topic.
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1 Russian Rapunzel from Siberia

Russian Rapunzel from Siberia

Darya is a girl from Siberia. She was a regular girl until she started growing her very long hair. Now
she is been called "Russian Rapunzel". Why did she do this and how exactly long her hair is?
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