4 A Visit To Akorda, Presidential Palace Of Kazakhstan

A Visit To Akorda, Presidential Palace Of Kazakhstan

According to the results of an opinion poll, many people would like to see what the Akorda Presidential Palace, Kazakhstan, looks like
from the inside. Today we'll see who else works there except President and what is seen by foreign delegations who visit the place.
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1 The Huge Construction of the Novosibirsk Opera And Ballet Theater

The Huge Construction of the Novosibirsk Opera And Ballet Theater

Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater is the largest theater building in Russia. According to the preliminary project, it was planned to open the House of science and culture here where
theater performances could coincide with demonstrations and celebration of holidays. Its construction started in 1931 but was stopped soon as the project was too expensive.
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3 Abandoned Bank Vault And Department Store

Abandoned Bank Vault And Department Store

It may be difficult to believe but in Russia, along with old plants and bomb shelters, you can find bank
vaults and departments stores which became abandoned not that long ago! Check out some photos below.
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20 The City Of Moscow And Its People Before the Revolution

The City Of Moscow And Its People Before the Revolution

The photos were taken in Moscow in the beginning
of the 20th century before the Revolution.
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8 The Old City Of Baku

The Old City Of Baku

Almost every modern city has an old center of its own and Baku is not an exception. It is
here where one can feel the soul of the city. We are inviting you for a walk.
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17 Assorted Russia, Part 50

Assorted Russia, Part 50

New vodka is sold in Russian shops today. It is called Khokhlushka (a Ukrainian woman) and
is closed with a bottle cork that is made in the form of the head of Julia Timoshenko.
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14 The Vehicles That Can Reach The Most Hardly Accessible Places On Earth

The Vehicles That Can Reach The Most Hardly Accessible Places On Earth

The city of Ishimbay is called second Baku. In 1930 they started development of the second largest oil field with the first one being developed in Baku. In 1960 Baku occupied the first position in the list of places known for oil extraction in the USSR. And only
after a new oil field discovery in Siberia Ishimbay city started losing its former importance. Today we'll visit the place where one of the Russian great legends that contributed to development of oil and exploration of the North was born.
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2 Architecture And Interior Photography Of Siberian Cities

Architecture And Interior Photography Of Siberian Cities

Check out this collection of photographs picturing architecture and interior
design of the buildings of Novosibirsk and other cities of Siberia.
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6 Removal Of Snow From The Roof Of The Western Federation Tower

Removal Of Snow From The Roof Of The Western Federation Tower

The Federation Tower of the city of Moscow is a complex of skyscrapers that will turn into the highest building in Europe and one of the highest buildings in the world
after its construction is completed. The Western Tower of the complex has a unique roof in the form of a beak. We found out how they remove snow from the roof.
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3 Metro Trains And Steam Engines: Present And Past

Metro Trains And Steam Engines: Present And Past

Have you ever witnessed construction of a metro train or seen a real steam engine of
the last century? The photos related to the topics are presented in the post.
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