7 If I Were a King I Would Wash In a Bath Like This!

If I Were a King I Would Wash In a Bath Like This!

The King Tub is a unique creation of Russian masters located in Tsarskoye Selo of Saint-Petersburg. It is also called
"the Bathtub of the Russian Empire" or "The Granite Masterpiece" and even "The Eight Wonder of the World".
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2 Exciting Flight Over the Ancient Russian City

Exciting Flight Over the Ancient Russian City

Pereslavl-Zalesskiy is one of the oldest Russian cities (founded in 1152) and is a popular tourist destination. It is located 140 km from Moscow and still has wonderful architectural monuments and interesting historic sites.
Blogger andreyphoto used a trike to take cool photos of the city from the height of its flight. It is amazing how differently the sun-drenched place looks from above, even when terrains are absolutely flat.
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12 Russian Soldiers Rehearse For The Victory Parade

Russian Soldiers Rehearse For The Victory Parade

These are pictures of the Russian soldiers who participated in the rehearsal of the military parade dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in WWII,
according to blogger i-korotchenko the show was very impressive. The military parade to be held on May 9, 2015 will have sixteen thousand participants.
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3 1943:  The Year of Relief For Moscow

1943: The Year of Relief For Moscow

1941 and 1942 were the hardest years for Moscow. The following year of 1943 gave relief to the capital and its life started to bloom again. The Stalingrad battle was won on February 2 and Moscow citizens believed they could defeat the enemy. People began to entertain themselves, celebrate holiday, watch movies and go to theaters and exhibitions. New subway
stations were opened in 1943, the Museum of Musical Culture named after M. Glinka and an Institute of crystollography were founded in Moscow. Relations of the Soviet government and the church were getting better, they chose a patriarch, new cathedrals were opened for believers... That was the year of hope, time to lift in spirits.
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0 A Trip to Beautiful Svaneti

A Trip to Beautiful Svaneti

Blogger mg5642 has shared the best pictures of a trip to beautiful Svaneti, the mountainous paradise of Georgia. The main places he visited were Adishi and Ushguli villages full of
interesting architecture. You can imagine how nice it is to be there, on a green valley neighbouring huge glaciers, how clean that air is, what a wonderful silence embraces you...
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2 New Military Museum In Minsk, Belarus

New Military Museum In Minsk, Belarus

A new military museum devoted to World War II has opened in Minsk, Belarus, just recently. It is appropriately located right behind the stele "Minsk is a
hero city" erected in 1985. We are going to join blogger deletant and visit the museum right now. The image above is a Soviet flat of the 1930s.
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0 Chiatura: Half Dead City of Georgia

Chiatura: Half Dead City of Georgia

A small city hidden in the mountaneous region of Georgia impressed photographer and traveller Pavel Morozov very much, so he spent several days there, mostly on its numerous ropeways. Chiatura is a city of miners that has dozens of functioning and broken funiculars built in the 1950s.
There is an atmosphere of the Soviet epoch in this place, it's clearly felt in half-ruined houses and almost empty streets. Nevertheless, Chiatura was promised a wonderful future back in the Soviet time, because the city had huge reserves of ore and managnese...
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4 The House of a Russian Merchant

The House of a Russian Merchant

This house was built in the Russian eclectic style by Nikolay Bugrov, a merchant from Nizhny Novgorod, in the 1880s. Nikolay was a modest and practical man who led a hard life: All of his three wives died young as well as his children. So it's difficult to understand what
inspired him to build such a fairy-tale house. In fact he could be inspired by the "Motives of Russian Architecture" - these publications were very popular in the 1870s. The house of Bugrov was subject to restoration in 2007-2010 so it looks good today.
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6 Abandoned Wood Church Built Without a Single Nail

Abandoned Wood Church Built Without a Single Nail

This wooden church situated in the Saratov region of Russia was built in 1871 without a single nail, as they say. It stopped to be being used for its intended purpose in 1934 when it was transformed into
a granary. Today the shabby and broken building of the church is abandoned. It stands lonely in the field being blown by the wind from all sides. Perhaps it will fall quite soon... 
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1 Toropets: the Small City of Churches

Toropets: the Small City of Churches

Perhaps Toropets with its "symphony of churches" remains one of the most beautiful small cities of Russia. Only one third of them have been preserved up to date since the pre-revolutionary time, so we can imagine how beautiful the city used to be then. The city was founded in 1074, so
it's one of the oldest in the country. By the way, Toropets is not so far from Moscow - only 400 km away, so maybe you'll have a chance to visit it. Blogger petrushanov with friends went even further and used a hexacopter for taking photos of Toropets from the height.
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