4 Latvian City That Managed to Preserve Ancient Architecture

Latvian City That Managed to Preserve Ancient Architecture

Kuldiga is a city in the west of Latvia, its population is 13 thousand citizens. It was founded in 1242 not far from Riga. As opposed to many other Latvian cities the centre of
Kuldiga avoided destructions during the numerous wars and fires. Here was preserved the original wood architecture, some of the houses are dated the XVI-XVII centuries.
1 Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Today we'll go to a remote city in Siberia, Yugorsk, to meet its ancient
people who had lived there much before the Russians came to the place.
9 So Different Moscow

So Different Moscow

Photos of Nikita Orlov taken in Moscow 2011-2012. The author wanted to show how different the city can be. Poor and rich,
old and modern, ugly and beautiful. Sometimes you fall in love with it, sometimes you just want to escape...
2 Dirty Dirty Football

Dirty Dirty Football

Official football match on a rainy
day in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
15 Two Little Known Military Museums of Moscow

Two Little Known Military Museums of Moscow

Few know that on Poklonnaya Gora of Moscow there are
two nice museums. Let's see what they exhibit.
18 Profitable Faith

Profitable Faith

Sale of candles, icons and other churchware is a nice business... Just look how they celebrated birthday of a small candle factory director. The celebration was held in four places: they started from a church, then moved to a cafe, later sailed on the ship to proceed at a summer house...
Many Russian stars were invited to congratulate the director. By the way production of such kind of stuff as candles is said to be tax-free in Russia so that all profits can go to the religious organizations, leaving this area unobserved by state regulations...
14 Latvian Capital From Above

Latvian Capital From Above

Welcome to the city of Riga, architecture of which combines all possible styles that have
been widely spread in Europe starting from the Medieval period and in the Soviet Union.
1 Machine Gun Nest From 1942

Machine Gun Nest From 1942

Now we are going to show you an installation in the Museum of the Sheremetyevs of Sevastopol. It's a Soviet machine-gun nest that was located in the Mikhalovskaya casemated battery
during the final stage of the Sevastopol defence in 1942. The sailors defending the battery could stand for three days only. Though it's not "only" but "long three days"...
4 Wooden Temples Of The Past Centuries

Wooden Temples Of The Past Centuries

Ukraine has many beautiful ancient churches. Let us have a look at them and note the
difference between cathedrals built in different centuries and under different influence.
2 Moscow, the Capital of the USSR

Moscow, the Capital of the USSR

This diorama is called "Moscow - the capital of the USSR". Its dimensions: width 16m, height 6 m, depth 9,5 m. Total area:
304,9 m2. The historic centre of Moscow from Luzhniki to Zemlyanoy Val as it looked in 1977 are made in scale 1:75.

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