1 What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

What Is Inside of a Military Submarine?

We are in Kaliningrad, Russia, to visit the World Ocean Museum (where one may lose himself
for hours) and get inside a real military submarine. Take a rare chance with us!
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1 Turning Silver Into Russian Masterpieces

Turning Silver Into Russian Masterpieces

Blogger aslan has been to many factories but says this one is really special. Here, at "Russkiye samotsvety" ("Russian gems") factory they turn ordinary
silver spoons into small masterpieces. The full process is on photos, production of vases, pendants, sugar scoops are covered too as a bonus.
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2 Russian Alice in Wonderland Museum

Russian Alice in Wonderland Museum

A museum exposition devoted solely to Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Take a look if you are into this stuff, they got a
lot of stuff and it's being held in the awesome old 19th century mansion. It fits really well into these interiors.
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12 Krasnoyarsk President Cafe Has Obama Toilet Paper and Other Strange Perks

Krasnoyarsk President Cafe Has Obama Toilet Paper and Other Strange Perks

The "President Cafe" in Krasnoyarsk tends to be "patriotic". It has a big three
colored flag on its entrance and even much more inside. Let's see what they got:
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9 Open Architectural and Ethnographic Museum of Kostroma

Open Architectural and Ethnographic Museum of Kostroma

There is an interesting museum of Russian wooden architecture in Kostroma. It is called "Kostroma Sloboda" and lies on the rivers Volga and Kostroma, at the
walls of Ipatievsky monastery. Blogger deni-spiri has been there and photographed old wooden houses, however the weather could be much better.
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0 Soviet Union As Seen by Haitian Photographer Gerald Bloncourt

Soviet Union As Seen by Haitian Photographer Gerald Bloncourt

Haitian photographer, artist and engraver Gerald Bloncourt was forced to leave his native land and move to France in 1946, where he won international acclaim in all spheres mentioned above. Paris gave him education and development. Gerald was working as a press photographer for popular magazines, his pictures were expressive and precise. He knew
how to show life from all sides, being a true master of photo-portraits. Even outstanding people looked different on his photos, the way nobody's seen them before. Here is a collection of photos made by Bloncourt in the Soviet Union in the 50-60s. On the image above - the world first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in 1961.
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4 New Russian Oceanarium Promises to Be One of the World Best

New Russian Oceanarium Promises to Be One of the World Best

This year a new oceanarium will open on the island Russkiy in Primorye of the Russian Far East. It's going to welcome the first visitors in May. The Primorsky oceanarium promises to be in TOP 10 best oceanariums of the world, Russia itself has no other oceanariums to compare with this one. The main building whose area is 35
thousand square meters will accomodate 500 aquariums for eighteen thousand kinds of fish and mammals. This oceanarium is not only an entertainment object, but a scientific base as well. Hundreds of scientists are going to work there. Blogger smit-smitty has visited the place for a photo report.
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2 Bathhouse For Ice Swimmers on the State Line

Bathhouse For Ice Swimmers on the State Line

Blagoveschensk is a small Russian city bordering China. It is separated from the neighboring country with the Amur river. Locals began to practise ice swimming more than ten years ago. But they
had no place to warm after all. They they do. This bathhouse is only one in Russia located at the frontier. Blogger smit-smitty has visited the place and took interesting photos..
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5 Mysteries of Ural

Mysteries of Ural

Ural naturally divides Europe from Asia. This land keeps many secrets that have been puzzling
scientists for centuries. We are going to tell about some of them in this publication.
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2 USSR As Seen by LIFE Magazine Reporters

USSR As Seen by LIFE Magazine Reporters

This is a big cool collection of pictures made by LIFE magazine reporters in the USSR at different
times. They cover many aspects of Soviet life and still make Russian people feel nostalgic.
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