4 Fashion Photoshoot In Leningrad 1987

Fashion Photoshoot In Leningrad 1987

Famous Western photographer Ferdinando Scianna came to the USSR in 1987 to make a photoshoot for one fashion magazine. Streets of Leningrad were used as
fashion decorations. No wonder, it was the epoch of the communism fall, Russia and its "perestroika" were the most discussed topics in the world.
1 It Is the Work For Real Men

It Is the Work For Real Men

Baimaksky casting and mechanical plant has been operating in Bashkorstan sinch tsarist Russia. Initially they used to smelt copper but in 1957 the plant started to
work in the machine building sphere. Today they produce sand and soil pumps which are used in mining industry. They help to transport and enrich ore.
22 Atmospheric Photographs of Stalingrad

Atmospheric Photographs of Stalingrad

Photos of Stalingrad: some of them are of
the war time, others - after 1948...
2 Farewell, School!

Farewell, School!

Today we'll go to a place that does not exist any longer. Just 1 year ago they celebrated a farewell
party at the school. Now the building is demolished and they plan to build a kindergarten here. 
5 The City Of Mighty Bridges

The City Of Mighty Bridges

Kiev has many beautiful bridges. Photos of some of them were taken in severe Ukrainian winter from the frozen
surface of the wide Dnieper river. Others are shown in the rays of electric light between dusk and bed-time.
1 1962 In Moscow

1962 In Moscow

Another set of photographs
taken in Moscow in 1962.

7 Drinking For Health

Drinking For Health

It is forbidden to sell Borjomi mineral water in Russia today because, according to the official version, it does not
correspond to the quality standards set in Russia. Let us see what kind of water it is and how it is produced.
2 Day And Night of One City

Day And Night of One City

The photos were taken in Astana, Kazakhstan. Night views
of the city are really beautiful, don't you think so?

14 Private Life of the Royal Family

Private Life of the Royal Family

Nikolay II was an examplary family man. He spent all his spare time with his family.
True love and spiritual consonance distinguished this family from many others.
9 The Land of Chapels And Ancient Legends

The Land of Chapels And Ancient Legends

Kenozerye is a forest and lake region, the place where in the middle of the XIX century the Russian epos was written - 83 heroic epics, local old men still remember fragments of ancient Russian legends which were told by their grandparents for many centuries. Kenozersky national park is situated in the south-west of the Arkhangelsk region. There are about 300 lakes
in the park. The biggest are Kenozero - 90 km2, Lekshmozero - 54 km2. People have been living near them for a long time. The Slavs brought farming to this land: here appeared cosy villages, fields, "holy" groves existing since pagan times, coniferous forests, ancients crosses at the crossroads... And famous chapels, of course.

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