5 Trip to a Traditional Cloths and Fabric Making

Trip to a Traditional Cloths and Fabric Making

In the small village on the bank of the river there is still a factory which continues the tradition of old craftsmanship. Well, there is no real continuity as in 1927 it was converted into a communist owned factory with appointed managers,
however the methods they use today are very reminiscent of the ones they used years ago. They even used the old machinery from long ago. And here Dmitriy is taking a tour around and we can see the photos thanks to his effort:
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In the year 1900, the leading lumber and wood manufacturers came to St. Petersburg to participate in an exhibition of Russian wood industries. These are the things they brought with them. Come on inside to see what the exhibitions looked like in Russia at that time.

2 Wood and Lumber Exhibition of Year 1900

Wood and Lumber Exhibition of Year 1900

In the year 1900, the leading lumber and wood manufacturers came to St. Petersburg to participate in an exhibition of Russian wood industries.
These are the things they brought with them. Come on inside to see what the exhibitions looked like in Russia at that time.  
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9 Weekend in Karjala

Weekend in Karjala

Hope ya'll having good weekend today. This is an idea of what your weekend could look like if you spend it in some of the tourist attraction areas of Karjala, or Karelia like its being called in Russia - a region next to Finland, it lies to the North East of
St. Petersburg. This one is not exactly in Karelia but on its border, closer to St. Petersburg. Luxury cabins deep inside the local "Taiga" (which means forest). Stables, lots of stuff to see and buy, local foods and vodka. See it yourself:
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1 A few KA-52 Copters

A few KA-52 Copters

A few shots of KA-52 "Alligator" helicopters and a couple of the new Mi-35M by Alexandr, just because they are cool machines.
There was a day when military men demonstrated the equipment for local people and so he took the photos then.
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20 Crazy War Aftermath

Crazy War Aftermath

  Just look how peaceful this picture is. It is a front of Lughansk airport. Look inside to see how it was quite and normal during its past days. And
then see totally awful and terrorizing video on how this place was raped and destroyed by both sides of the conflict recently. Unbelievable!
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16 An Ambulance

An Ambulance

An ambulance from the roads of Karelia, Russia. Good thing - calling an ambulance is free for everyone. Another good thing - even this type of vehicle
would transport real doctors to someone in need. Bad thing? The vehicle itself. To see what's inside one of these - look inside this post.
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4 Battleship Gangut, 1911

Battleship Gangut, 1911

Even in our age of developed industrial technologies the appearance of the larger man made objects being assembled out of steel touches me, when the people working on the ship or submarine are hundreds of times smaller than the metal giant they are building. So I can imagine how impressive this was a hundred years
ago when it was fresh and those achievements of human engineering were just popping up for the first time. Building something half the size of the Titanic in a wooden barn really should look tremendously awesome for the ones who could take a peek inside. We can take a look inside, too.
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5 The Pacific “Berkut” Oil Rig is the Biggest One

The Pacific “Berkut” Oil Rig is the Biggest One

The platform "Berkut", the installation of which will be completed in the next few days, is 25 kilometers from the northern part of Sakhalin Island, offshore in the Sea of ​​Okhotsk, on
the Russian Pacific coast. According to experts, after reaching full capacity, the platform will be the largest in the world by the volume of hydrocarbons produced per year.
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10 Karabash, the Darkest Place on the Planet

Karabash, the Darkest Place on the Planet

In Russia, some people say the city of Karabash is the blackest point on the planet. As Dmitrij, the photographer writes: "Karabash is Southern Uralian Mars. It has all the signs of an extraterrestrial place - dead soil, covered with cracks, a river with its reddish-yellow waters with no signs of life and black artificial mountains." Then he
explains that the reason for all this is a large copper molding factory which has poisoned the local nature for years. He says that in the 1990s the city was called the most polluted city on Earth and acknowledged as a real catastrophic site. Here are a few photos of the place taken by Dmitrij with his flying drone:
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8 Looters Raid a Hypermarket Store in Donetsk

Looters Raid a Hypermarket Store in Donetsk

  The "Metro" hypermarket was looted in Donetsk, Ukraine. They say the store was left unattended after the battle that took place nearby. For three days it remained without personnel and guards and this fact was abused by locals. The shop
is around one kilometer away from the airport which is under the control of the local army and the area is targeted by snipers so the protesters avoid it, but locals don't. See the inside of the store inside the post:
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