46 Great People in a Great City

Great People in a Great City

At the end of the last year the exhibition of photos of the famous photographer Stepan Kurunin was held in Volgograd. It was timed to coincide with the centenary of the master. For many
years he photographed the life of Volgograd, preserving those rare, vivid and emotional historical shots for the future generations. Here we will show you just some of them.

A Trip Round the Globe

Here is a set of pictures made by a pilot-cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin during the flight of the 25th
expedition to the International Space Station. Click on the photos to see full scale images.
52 Angel Or Devil?

Angel Or Devil?

In 1954 Vladimir Demikhov shocked the world by showing a monster created surgically, it was a two-headed dog. The scientist created this
animal in a lab on Moscow outskirts. He transplanted a head, shoulders and front legs of a puppy on a neck of an adult German shepherd.
11 Ice-Cream Stars

Ice-Cream Stars

Russian independent agency created this Stoyn Ice-Cream that can boast of unique design and acidic colors. It is made in the form of characters famous
throughout the world such as Donald Duck, Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Mouse and Mario who got a chance to materialize and acquire the taste of an ice-cream.
13 A Supercar From St. Petersburg

A Supercar From St. Petersburg

One Russian man from St. Petersburg, Konstantin Myatnikov, has been engaged in the construction of
original homemade cars for more than 20 years. Here are some of his "brainchildren" inside the post.
11 A Plane Crash In Karelia

A Plane Crash In Karelia

The Tu-134 crash near Petrozavodsk in north-west Russia was reported on June 21, 2011 by an eyewitness from a village nearby. The
plane flew from Moscow to the northern city of Petrozavodsk. 44 people out of those 52 aboard couldn't survive in the crash.
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.
28 The Horrors of Afghanistan, Part 2

The Horrors of Afghanistan, Part 2

The second part of "the Horrors of Afghanistan" isn't so scary and
depressive as the previous one... Or are we just used to it?
91 The Day of Memory And Mourning

The Day of Memory And Mourning

70 years ago, on the morning of June 22, 1941, the predawn silence was suddenly broken with missile roars. That's how the war started. Nobody knew yet that the war would be later considered as the most murderous one in the history of mankind. No
one could ever predict what inhuman hardships the Soviet people would have to come across. They were destined to gain the victory,  release the world from fascism and show that the martial spirit of a Red Army man couldn't be broken.
12 Celebration Of Thesis Defence In Russia

Celebration Of Thesis Defence In Russia

The Bauman Moscow State Technical University (MSTU) is one of the oldest and largest Russian technical universities offering B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in various engineering fields and applied sciences. The students on the following pictures are celebrating the completion of their
studying as they have just passed their last exams held in the 6th year of education. The procedure is as follows: pass your exams successfully, buy a bowel, a helmet and lots of beer, participate in the racing around the student's hostel and throw the notebooks in a window.

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