21 To The Motherland Of Tamerlan

To The Motherland Of Tamerlan

Let's visit an ancient Uzbekistan town Shakhrisabz located in 80 km to the south from Samarkand. It is world-famous as the
motherland of Tamerlan, the greatest commander and a statesman who made it the second capital of his huge medieval empire in XIV c.
16 Old And Famous Construction Projects Of Samara

Old And Famous Construction Projects Of Samara

Russia has seen a lot of different constructions throughout its existence. Building a power plant on the Volga river and erecting a bay in Samara are just
a few examples. Today you will fling yourself into the creative upbuidling processes the results of which are left for the future generations.
5 Gypsum Quarrying In Novomoskovsk

Gypsum Quarrying In Novomoskovsk

Have you ever thought that a huge mine the size of which exceeds the area of the Moscow subway system can be located right under your
feet? Such a mine, which is the largest gypsum minefield in Europe, is situated in the city of Novomoskovsk in the Tula region.
84 Afghanistan of the 50s-60s

Afghanistan of the 50s-60s

Having seen the title of the post, many probably thought that it would be about a wild, backward, medieval country with even worse living conditions than now. But you are wrong. Some time ago, it was an absolutely different country. Afghan women made a career in medicine, went to the movies and studied at the universities of Kabul. Afghan
factories produced fabrics and other goods. There was law and order and the government could implement such large infrastructure projects as the construction of hydroelectric plants and roads (though not without help from outside). Ordinary people had hope for the future... All this was destroyed by thirty years of war.
10 One Gold-Mining Story

One Gold-Mining Story

Today you will get a unique opportunity to see the gold
mining process with the eyes of a seasonable laborer.
2 Assembling A Sports Complex In Ukraine

Assembling A Sports Complex In Ukraine

The National sports complex Olympisky in Kiev, Ukraine is a universal construction and the major place holding football matches of the Ukrainian national team. It is the
major sports ground in Ukraine and one of the largest stadiums in Europe. The pictures depicting different stages of cable roof system rising are presented below.
8 The Hydroelectric Power Station In Zagorsk

The Hydroelectric Power Station In Zagorsk

The hydroelectric power station in Zagorsk is the largest hydroelectric pumped storage power
station in Russia. It is located in the Moscow region and has the capacity of 1200/1300 mW.
27 Schools Of Afghanistan

Schools Of Afghanistan

Maybe one day Afghanistan will become a peaceful and prosperous country and its system of education will serve as an example to be followed. One day a new educational system may be adopted, the population will be able to boast
of total literacy and thousands of well-educated specialists will participate in turning their native land into a rich country. However, nowadays the situation with schools is far from being good and optimistic.
19 The Flight Training Center In Torzhok

The Flight Training Center In Torzhok

The Ka-50 (or Hokum' in NATO parlance) is one of two attack helicopters (the other being the Mi-28)
that were developed against a Russian army requirement for a new close air support helicopter.
20 The Russian Atomic Weapon Museum

The Russian Atomic Weapon Museum

The dangerous weapon of the millennium is located in the museum of  Zarechny town.
The museum keeps exhibits that used to be modern and secret just some time ago.

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