2 Explosions For Movies

Explosions For Movies

Have you ever seen how they make explosions for movies? Today we'll go to a set of a Russian movie about the events that took place during
the battle for a Russian city Stalingrad. It's always interesting to spend some time backstage and watch how magic is happening.

14 Inside The Exploded Nuclear Power Station

Inside The Exploded Nuclear Power Station

We are again at the decommissioned nuclear power station near the city of Pripyat, Ukraine. Reactor Four  exploded in Chernobyl in 1986 and the
power plant is now within a large restricted area known as the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. What is the situation there today after so many years?

13 How To Make Delicious Cheese Pastry

How To Make Delicious Cheese Pastry

Tourists who come to Abkhasia never miss their chance to try legendary cheese pastry called khachapuri. Its taste and quality
have been excellent for many years. Here you can see how it is made so that you could enjoy its delicious taste at home.

47 The City That Used to Be Japanese

The City That Used to Be Japanese

Kholmsk is a city in the Far East of Russia located on the south-western coast of Sakhalin island. It contains two sea ports that are never
frozen and was founded in 1870. The place is inhabited by followers of different confessions such as orthodoxy, catholicism, Buddhism, etc.

6 A Northern Russian City of The Soviet Period

A Northern Russian City of The Soviet Period

These are the photos of Soviet Arkhangelsk and its neighborhood. The city was formerly known as Archangel. It is
located next to the exit into the White Sea. It had been the chief seaport of medieval Russia until 1703.
4 Summer Night In Kiev

Summer Night In Kiev

For someone this summer has passed like a single day, others enjoyed it in full. Anyway it's a pity the summer has gone. The photos of Kiev,
Ukraine, shown below were taken on a hot night and at the sunset. They gonna remind of warm days that will repeat only in a year.
29 Photo Manipulations In The USSR

Photo Manipulations In The USSR

Contemporary news agencies are often blamed for photo manipulations. It started long ago in fact. Back in the times of WWII graphic artists learnt to distor reality and show what they wanted to show but not what really had happened. Thus, they often added excessive Nazi atrocities, terrible ruins and looting to fill papers with horrifying images. However we do not have to exclude that such atrocities and other terrific events could
really happen, it was just difficult to catch them with a camera due to their spontaneity. Photographers were rarely in a right time and in a right place. It's today when everyone has a cameraphone we can shoot everything we see. Photo manipulations as an instrument of propaganda is claimed to be natural. Below you will see some photos taken during WWII that underwent montage for the purpose of propaganda.
6 The Museum In A Submarine

The Museum In A Submarine

Today can see what submarines look like from the inside. Welcome to a museum based inside a submarine boat. It
sails in the waters of Khimki water reservoir (the Moscow region) and everybody is invited to the place.
0 The City That Used To Be A Fortress

The City That Used To Be A Fortress

Samara is a nice city that has many worth-visiting high-level and underground places. The city is located on the left bank of the Volga river at the site where it is united with the Samara river. 1 166
million people inhabit the city being actually the six biggest inhabited area in Russia. It was founded as a fortress in 1586. Its symbol is the promenade which is the longest in Russia.
14 The Plant That Is Going to Be Abandoned Soon

The Plant That Is Going to Be Abandoned Soon

This plant is partially abandoned. It is not easy to go inside as its heavy doors are closed. But still if there is a will, there is a way. Now we
can see what the place looks like from the inside. One half of it is still used by people though the other half is being conserved slowly.

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