5 Revealing the Secrets of Combat Operations

Revealing the Secrets of Combat Operations

What makes combat aviation allmighty and unvulnarable? For the answers we'll go to the factory making military equipment. This place is in Moscow, and it's
quite unusual, photographers are normally never allowed to be there. It's such a luck to take some shots of a secret production like this!
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3 How to Grow Pikes

How to Grow Pikes

The ice and snow have already melted and for someone it means the time of pike.
Right now you'll see some photos from the place where this fish is grown.
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2 Mining Anthracite of the Highest Quality

Mining Anthracite of the Highest Quality

The Kolyvansky coal mine is situated in the Novosibirsk region. In 2011 its proven reserves amounted to 97 million tons of useful material. The
mine will be used for forty eight years more. The mine belongs to the only coal mining company in the region - "Siberian Anthracite".
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5 The Old Copper Smelting Plants

The Old Copper Smelting Plants

"Karabashmed" is one of the oldest copper smelting plants of the South Ural located in the city of Karabash. The main activity of the plant is making
blister copper from copper concentrate with a preliminary enrichment of copper-zinc ores and also from recycled copper raw material.
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5 Classified Eggs

Classified Eggs

I mean, eggs as classifieds. Recently a new trend appeared in some Russian cities to use the mass chicken egg production as a medium for a short text messages that can instantly reach thousands of people in the city overnight, with a message as clear as it was texted to them by someone. The reason for this is partially because all eggs in Russia used to be marked with
expiry date by special dot printers, one by one, not just a case in bulk. Those dot printers are very easy to program and add anything else besides the exp. date, so they use them to print ads. The pic above features eggs advertising the sale of a "Peugeot" (French brand of cars) and the phone number of the seller. The one below is about...
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6 Avatar Cosplay

Avatar Cosplay

We also have the "Avatar" movie fans there. No, really. The one to the left holds a popular Soviet dish "Sweet Condensed Milk" - was really one of
the only delights freely available to kids in USSR, the girl holds, well you should see yourself what does she hold. Sorry, just one photo.

0 How Half Wool Yarn Is Made

How Half Wool Yarn Is Made

What fabric is used for making uniforms worn by workers of administrative departments, railway companies and by schoolchildren? How woolens are made? To get answers to these questions we are at the Bryansk worsted factory. Worsted is rather different from woolen fabrics. They are made
from long wool subjected to combing. Worsted is thinner than woolen fabrics and it's not fluffy. The material is smooth or a bit fleecy, it can be purely made from wool, be half woolen (when cotton yarn is also used) or mixed when other fabrics are also added.
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42 Russian Multi Purpose Fighter Su 30SM

Russian Multi Purpose Fighter Su 30SM

We are about to visit another place, the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, to see new multi-purpose fighters Su-30SM made for the Russian
Air Force. Thirty units of this vehicle are to be built by 2015 under the contract with the Russian Ministry of Defence.
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4 Birth of a Bottle

Birth of a Bottle

Right now we are going to the large factory making bottles in Novosibirsk, Russia. The factory started its work in 1954 as a maker of optoelectronic devices, cathode-ray tubes for oscillography and television picture tubes. In 1994 the mass production of TV equipment was over in Russia and the factory was repurposed to make glass jars.
Today the factory "Ekran" has a leading position among manufacturers of glass jars on the territory from the Urals to the Russian Far East. They make bottles for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, cans for juice, sauce and other products with capacity from 0,25 litres to 3 litres; bottles from brown glass.
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4 Where Gold Comes From, Part II

Where Gold Comes From, Part II

Last time we started to tell you how gold is mined in the Akmola region of  Kazakhstan. This time we are going to show how the precious metal
is mined in East Kazakhstan by another company and what is needed to get a gold bar with weight of twelve kilograms (26.45 pounds).
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