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2 The Brightest Town in Russia

The Brightest Town in Russia

One of the most remote cities in that vast country, the capital of the sparsely populated Russian region. Quite a few people live in Anadyr, just 15,000. This even for the district center in the middle lane is not enough. But not for Chukotka where just 50000 people live. To tell the truth, fly to Chukotka for just looking at Anadyr is not worth it. There are only a few streets
that you completely bypass a couple of hours. Still, one need to fly and change to a helicopter or ship, go on a visit to the Chukchi and deer. At the same time, this town is an obvious candidate for the title of the brightest town in Russia. See how the perception of the surrounding reality is changing, if one just paint the old Soviet houses!
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0 5 the most popular Soviet salads

5 the most popular Soviet salads

  Modern young people are accustomed to junk food, Western food, Japanese sushi and other stuff liberally seasoned with flavors. But is it all can be compared with the normal food?  Yes, sometimes it was difficult to
get the ingredients in the Soviet Russia, but almost every family prepared one or more classical Soviet salads at the great feast. And these are the recipes that I want to share with you.  
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1 Foreign Celebrities in the USSR

Foreign Celebrities in the USSR

The arrival of foreign stars in the Soviet Union was a significant event. It was significant both for Soviet citizens, and for the star. Foreign celebrities came to
our country on tour or filming, to participate in festivals, and some of them came even as tourists. Often foreign celebrities came to festivals
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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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