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...
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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.
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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"...
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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.
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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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4 Best Views of the Chechen Capital

Best Views of the Chechen Capital

The wonderful mosque "Heart of Chechnya" and the park around it. Some
photos from the roof of the highest building in Grozny as well.
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4 Fashion Photoshoot In Leningrad 1987

Fashion Photoshoot In Leningrad 1987

Famous Western photographer Ferdinando Scianna came to the USSR in 1987 to make a photoshoot for one fashion magazine. Streets of Leningrad were used as
fashion decorations. No wonder, it was the epoch of the communism fall, Russia and its "perestroika" were the most discussed topics in the world.
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22 Atmospheric Photographs of Stalingrad

Atmospheric Photographs of Stalingrad

Photos of Stalingrad: some of them are of
the war time, others - after 1948...
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2 Farewell, School!

Farewell, School!

Today we'll go to a place that does not exist any longer. Just 1 year ago they celebrated a farewell
party at the school. Now the building is demolished and they plan to build a kindergarten here. 
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3 Beautiful Timelapse Moscow

Beautiful Timelapse Moscow

Nice video of timelapse Moscow is perfect for
those who have never been in the Russian capital.
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