12 What Secrets An Abandoned Mental Hospital Keeps?

What Secrets An Abandoned Mental Hospital Keeps?

They abandoned this mental hospital not that long ago
but there is an air of mystery about this place...
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24 A City That Does Not Exist

A City That Does Not Exist

This is a small city somewhere in East Germany. Its citizens abandoned it long
ago and these are just tourists who sometimes come visit this place...
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32 Cars And Motorcycles Of The Future

Cars And Motorcycles Of The Future

Mikhail Smolyanov from Moscow makes concept cars and motorcycles designs which
are getting more and more popular abroad. Check out some of his works.
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18 My Name Is Joseph Stalin

My Name Is Joseph Stalin

This is my house. It's small, yes, but I didn't need a bigger one because I was just as small. I kept a goat in the annex and her name was Jeanne. In honor of Jeanne d'Arc. My father Beso worked in Tbilisi and he didn't like Jeanna. So, when I
was at school, he got drunk and choked her to death. Yes, this is not Stalin's real photo album. This is the work of a writer Nodar Djin who has tried to imagine the way Stalin's photo album looked like if he had one.
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5 How They Make Movies At Lenfilm

How They Make Movies At Lenfilm

‘Lenfilm’ has opened an exhibition called ‘How Movies are Made’ where they tell about making oldest Russian movies: from the scenario to the premiere. There you’ll see the camera, which shot the greatest Russian movies, old projectors, bulky sound recording equipment, scenery parts, costumes,
movie billboards, photos, and many other interesting things. For the first time the viewer will be able to see what’s going on off-camera. The gem of the exhibition is the dress which Elizabeth Taylor wore in ‘Blue Bird’, awards of ‘Lenfilm’, and other valuable artifacts.
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25 Mysterious Death of The Expedition of Dyatlov

Mysterious Death of The Expedition of Dyatlov

More than 50 years have passed since the moment of the death of Dyatlov's expedition, though the reasons are still not clear. The investigation raises more and more questions. At the end of January of 1959 the expedition
headed by a student, Igor Dyatlov, went on tour to the Northern Ural. The team consisted of seven boys and two girls. A month later, they were found by a search party not far away from their tent...
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33 The New Religion Created by the Living God

The New Religion Created by the Living God

20 years have passed since the moment when a former traffic policeman, Sergei Torop, decided to live in the taiga and create a new religion. Today, his Church of the Last Testament has several thousand followers who live in the villages of the
Kuragino Region, and everyone in the Krasnoyarsk Territory heard of Vissarion (this is how the latter-day prophet calls himself). Let's visit one of those villages and see how people live in anticipation of the Judgement Day.
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63 Banner-Bearers Against Gays

Banner-Bearers Against Gays

The Union of Orthodox Banner-Bearers is the organization operating on the territory of Russia since 1992. It aims to strengthen and spread the Orthodox faith, restore the absolute monarchy and revive Russian national consciousness and imperial
patriotism throughout the country. The members of this organization often hold rallies. This time, they gathered in one of their favorite forest spots to perform the ceremony of symbolic execution of... gays. Details after the jump.
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19 Something Seems To Be Missing …

Something Seems To Be Missing …

Russian users of one popular site thought it would be funny to play
with famous masterpieces. Can you see what has been stolen?
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17 An Old Church Dungeon

An Old Church Dungeon

This church in some Staroye Churilino village keeps a lot of secrets. In the dungeon of the church there were found
more than 50 skulls. This finding is cloaked in many rumors but there is no reliable explanation.
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