5 Legendary Soviet ARTEK Summer Camp: Place Where Every Soviet Kid Just Wanted to Go

Legendary Soviet ARTEK Summer Camp: Place Where Every Soviet Kid Just Wanted to Go

Artek was a summer camp spending time where every Soviet kid dreamt
of. Seriously. What was so attractive about this place? Let's see.
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3 Belarussian Company Started to Make Wooden Bicycles

Belarussian Company Started to Make Wooden Bicycles

Wooden sunglasses, wooden phone cases, looks like demand for everything wooden rose these days. And now this
Belarus company started making wooden bicycles. Let's see what those are about and how they look like.
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0 Story of a Traditional Soviet Fur Hat

Story of a Traditional Soviet Fur Hat

USSR people were famous for their fur hats. In fact if a fur hat comes to mind it's often associated with a Russian.
What were the main types of Soviet fur hats and why people wore them? Here is an insight on Soviet Fur Hat:
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1 Why USSR Produced Tin Canned Water?

Why USSR Produced Tin Canned Water?

This thing you see on a photo above is tin can of.. regular drinking water - that's what it says on it: "Canned drinking water, net weight 240 g.
Use canned water in extreme cases, try to collect raining water". So what were the most extreme cases when you needed a canned water?
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3 Most Important and Iconic Russian World War 2 Photos

Most Important and Iconic Russian World War 2 Photos

Since today Russia is celebrating Victory Day, let's see this nice compilation of the most important Russia connected  photos from World War II or how Russians call it "Great Patriotic War". And we will start with this
photo above. It's probably one of the most famous Russian WW2 photographs. It shows Russian soldier Yeremenko who shouts "Attack!" just a few seconds before he would be shot down by German bullet and dies.
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0 Trades Unions of USSR [photos]

Trades Unions of USSR [photos]

This is a photo selection of photographs from 1982 devoted to Soviet Trade Unions. They were officially called "influential force of Soviet society", however probably their influence was very limited, as not
really any strikes or other fight with state happened, also all factories and everything else belonged to state, no private property for business was allowed. However it all looked nice on the photos:
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2 Englishman in RF, 1991 [photos]

Englishman in RF, 1991 [photos]

In 1991 an English man, a preacher, visited new country - Russian Federation to teach the Bible to the regular Russians. Here is a
police man (militia man) reading his first ever Bible gifted by this Englishman. Also he made some photos and here they are:
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0 American visits “Pioneer Palace” in Leningrad, 1958

American visits “Pioneer Palace” in Leningrad, 1958

American traveller went to St.Petersburg in 1958. He went straight to Leningrad's Pioneers Palace. Those were houses in USSR that attracted youth for their after-school activities, sort of YMCA or other after-school clubs. Kids of different ages
were endulging in all sort of activities - starting from painting or other applied art, then got their own swimming pool, dancing clubs, even movie studio to teach kids how to make small movies. Let's take a look what he saw:
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0 Awesome Ancient Moscow and Russia as Seen by 19th Century Russian Artist Vasnetsov

Awesome Ancient Moscow and Russia as Seen by 19th Century Russian Artist Vasnetsov

Vasnetsov, brother of famous Russian painter Viktor Vasnetsov. He was very much interested in painting old historical
Russia in his own style and those illustrations are very charming and give you a feel of some fairy tale. Let's see.
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0 Video of Mayday Parades in Moscow: 1945, 1918, 1932, 1935, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954

Video of Mayday Parades in Moscow: 1945, 1918, 1932, 1935, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954

Since today is a Mayday let's remember how it looked in Moscow in different years during early USSR times. The times when people were most optimistic
and sure about their bright Socialistic future. And let's start with a Mayday parade of 1945, just eight days before Germany capitulated.
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