35 Soviet City of Belarus

Soviet City of Belarus

Bobruisk is a city in Belarus. The place had been inhabited by people since the fifth-sixth centuries. The city was first mentioned in 1387 as part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. In 1792 it became part of the Russian
Empire and was included into the borders of Belarus in 1795. Today it is actually the largest city in the country. The photos made in the Soviet epoch show what the life in the city at those times was like.
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10 Life In The Middle Of A Lake

Life In The Middle Of A Lake

Lake Baikal is a wonderful place that looks mighty both in winter and in summer. It is the oldest lake in the world that was there 25
million years ago and is 744,4 m deep. No other deeper lake can be found in the world. Let us visit the place and enjoy its beauty.
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15 Bathhouse of the Old Times

Bathhouse of the Old Times

Wealthy men in old Russia (as old as the beginning of the last century) liked to go to a bathhouse in a nice men's company (nothing gay or straight about this). But those bathhouses were pretty
much different from those Russia has today. One of those luxury bathhouses, one of brothers Yegorovs, in the beginning of the twentieth century is here on the photos today
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1 Descendants of the Ancients

Descendants of the Ancients

Wakhan valley is a mountainous part of the Pamir and one of the most interesting places in Tajikistan. It contains monuments related
to different epochs and cultures. Such a pity that usually tourists hurry up to see other sights and don't stay here for long.
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1 One of the Deepest Russian Tunnels

One of the Deepest Russian Tunnels

This car tunnel in the city of Ufa could had to be really huge. It was constructed in four lines under a high arch.  Its construction began
in 1992. The works were stopped in 2004 and nobody can say if they get back to work again. Only one worker is now in the tunnel.
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6 Chilling on the Top

Chilling on the Top

Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range,  Russia, near the border of Georgia. Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range, Russia, near the border of Georgia. It is the highest point of Russia and Europe. It has two peaks that are 5621 and 5642 meters (18440 and
18510 feet) high. It can be climbed via a ropeway. Let us have a look at the place described. Before, people had to struggle risking their lifes climbing this high. Later a cableway was created allowing the lazy people get to the peak of the mountain just in a matter of some minutes holding their beer in a hand.
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0 Russian Noblemen During WWI

Russian Noblemen During WWI

A part of photo album that used to belong to the chief of the military medical train and a representative of a Russian noblemen from the city of Chernigov Nikolai
Bordonos was accidentally found in a semi-destructed house. The train took part in the battle against the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet during WWI.
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2 The Largest Hydro Plant In Russia

The Largest Hydro Plant In Russia

Zeysk hydroelectric power plant is the largest HPP in Russia and the second most powerful HPP in the Far East. Its role in the Far Eastern
energetic system is very significant. The HPP regulates the frequency of an energetic system as well as daily and weekly irregularities of load.
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24 Science And Technology In 1959

Science And Technology In 1959

The Soviet era was full of scientific achivements that became foundation for further Russian science and technology for many years ahead. Some of the experiments might seem to be almost shocking
today. The most notable faces from the Soviet world of science and technology of 1959, research institutes, interesting scientific objects and experiments are inside the post.
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7 Accidentally Discovered Ancient World

Accidentally Discovered Ancient World

The cave in Novy Afon, Abkhasia, is a place that is always visited by crowds of tourists. The place fascinates with glimmering luster of
stalagmites and stalactites, and deep crystal lakes. Every tourist tries to see the wonder of nature and is very impressed after that.
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