5 Treasures Found In the Chair

Treasures Found In the Chair

One Russian restaurateur was given some chairs as an old and unneeded one from the woman who decided to change the interior of her
house. Having examined the chairs, the new owner was pretty much surprised to find real treasures of the Soviet past...
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1 Munkha, Yakut Fishing

Munkha, Yakut Fishing

"Munkha" is a final attempt to catch crucians, it is translated as "seine". They start preparing for fishing in advance
and the process itself turns into a feast for all the village. The tradition is very old but still preserved.
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6 One Russian Estate of the Eighteenth Century

One Russian Estate of the Eighteenth Century

On the bank of the Volga river there is a wonderful estate Tikhvino-Nikolskoye. The ensemble of the estate with the chirch and park was one of the best example of Russian classicism in the Upper
Volga in the XVIII century. Even Catherine II was once the guest of the estate. But all that remained in the past. Little of that splendour has been preserved to the present days.
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4 Not a Big Deal To Find Some Gold

Not a Big Deal To Find Some Gold

In Svanetia, Georgia, they get some gold only by coming down to a river and panning for
[recious metal right there. Do you doubt it's so simple? Check out yourself!
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0 Apartment Home Hallways In Odessa

Apartment Home Hallways In Odessa

Do you know how beautiful some Ukrainian hallways are?
These ones, for example, were photographed in Odessa.
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4 The Colonnade of St Isaacs Cathedral

The Colonnade of St Isaacs Cathedral

This post is devoted to the colonnade of St. Isaac's Cathedral in Saint Petersburg and the
views opening from there. Right now you will have a chance to get inside of the colonnade.
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3 The Mansion of the Noble Russian Family

The Mansion of the Noble Russian Family

Not far from the old city of Torzhok in the Tver city of Russia there is a village Gruziny - the former property of the Russian noble family of the Poltoratskiye. They had a summer residence there which soooner resembled
a palace. The house once having 120 rooms was one of the richest mansions of the Tver province. All that splendour has not been preserved to the present day, of course. But the palace is still wonderful.
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2 Keeping Up the Traditions: Alchemy of Bread Making

Keeping Up the Traditions: Alchemy of Bread Making

A photo report from Shemakha village where bread is still baked according to the old traditions. And this bread is very
popular! It is sold to two neighbouring regions. Buyers know that this bread has no chemicals and is made from local flour.
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4 Fairytales of the Never Changing City

Fairytales of the Never Changing City

Russian city Uglich is not visibly changing through the years. The same ships at the pier, tourists, souvenirs and freshly painted monument to Lenin. The city itself
keeps seeing dreams about its princely youth and its merchant prosperity. No industry has ever been developed here that would let the city live a better life.
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3 Kiev 1958

Kiev 1958

A set of interesting images of Kiev, taken during
the trip of one foreigner to the city in 1958.
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