19 Back to Monkey!

Back to Monkey!

This is a unique and rare video. It was shot in Moscow in 1962. This is how they tried to struggle the
influence of the West. The dance was called "The Parody of the Western Dance" or "Back to Monkey".
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25 On the Main Russian Road These Hours

On the Main Russian Road These Hours

Something strange has been happening for the third day on the main Russian road connecting Moscow with St. Petersburg. Hundreds of cars are standing in the
traffic jam which stretches for more than 200 kilometers (125 miles). People run out of food and fuel. Drivers' state is close to mental collapse!
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11 People of the Russian Empire

People of the Russian Empire

You are going to see a big collection of photo postcards featuring people and mode of life in the Russian
Empire of the end of the nineteenth - beginning of the twentieth centuries. So what was the Russian type?
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6 The Basement Under the Moscow State University

The Basement Under the Moscow State University

Basement 2 located under the Moscow State University is a classic place for so-called "diggers". In fact it is the place that stood at
the origins of the movement of "diggers" itself. They still like to come here again and again and take new photos of the place.
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31 Tweets of the Russian Soldier

Tweets of the Russian Soldier

One guy volunteered to serve in the army himself. He was dreaming to shoot life in the army, beautifully describe it, maybe even make a movie. Others told him he was crazy, tried to deter him. But he, being 25, finally came to the military unit and became an airborne soldier. Reality turned out to be different. Soldiers could not
have anything their own: neither a professional camera, nor personality. The only thing he managed to have was a cheap snapshot camera which was often hidden almost in his pants. So these photos do not belong to him, they are here to make the general impression. Welcome to the Russian army as it is!
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5 Underground Mine of the Eighteenth Century

Underground Mine of the Eighteenth Century

The deposit was opened in far 1775 and started to be used for copper ore extraction. They worked only with two adits first, then they already had five.They didn't extract enough
copper so the mine was soon closed. In 1888 the mine was not already listed as a functioning one. Now we are going to go down and see what has remained from that time.
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18 One Day of the SWAT In the Rear

One Day of the SWAT In the Rear

This is a photo report from Ali Yurt village, Ingushetia where Russian SWAT preserves the order and protects the locals
from uninvited guests. Some details of SWAT soldiers life, weapons they use and other things are inside the post.
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34 At the Abandoned Chemical Fiber Plant

At the Abandoned Chemical Fiber Plant

Now we are going to visit an abandoned plant that used to make chemical fiber. It is not much
different from all those abandoned productions but something special can be found there as well.
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4 Specifics of SWAT Service

Specifics of SWAT Service

On the second of November there were held demostrations of special forces fighters at the Tomsk SWAT base "Bulat". The
fighters of the base have been sent to the North Caucasus region to maintain order and public safety since 1993.
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8 The Main Building of the Russian Sciences

The Main Building of the Russian Sciences

The main building of the Russian Institute of Sciences is situated in south-west of Moscow. It has more than twenty storeys. It looks quite original due to its top. People often call the building "golden brains". The architecture was made in the spirit of scientific vanguard. The building was "dressed" in marble and glass to make people
be proud of the Russian science and reverently tremble at a single glass at the construction. According to one legend that the "golden brains" are a huge solar battery. Though this is not true. It's technical ventilation and elevator rooms, a kitchen of "Sky lounge" restaurant which are inside "the brains".
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