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.
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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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4 To the Olympics By the Kruzenshtern Ship

To the Olympics By the Kruzenshtern Ship

Are you planning to visit the 30th Olympic Games in London? The Kruzenshtern sailing ship took Russian journalists and bloggers,
who had arrived from Moscow to the western coast of France, to Zeebrugge in Belgium as part of their sports journey.
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6 Soft Drink Cans From the 80-90s

Soft Drink Cans From the 80-90s

Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Pepsi and other similar drinks were rarely imported and sold in the USSR but everybody remembers an unusual taste and
American names. The companies producing the drinks were trying to adapt them for the Soviet market. Let's remember how they looked like.
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7 Forever Soviet City Being Swallowed By the Nature

Forever Soviet City Being Swallowed By the Nature

If you are attracted to mysterious abandoned places it might be
interesting for you to see these new pictures from Chernobyl and Pripyat.
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6 Welcome to the Party!

Welcome to the Party!

We don't know who these people are
but their party had to be fun!
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1 How Diamonds Are Mined In Russia

How Diamonds Are Mined In Russia

"Severalmaz" ("North Diamond") is located in the Archangelsk region. Its
operator, "Alrosa", is the largest diamond mining company in Russia.
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6 Women of the 1950s

Women of the 1950s

Photos of LIFE magazine featuring women from the 1950s
collected in one post. Aren't they wonderful?
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23 Russian C-47 Dakota Found In Siberia

Russian C-47 Dakota Found In Siberia

It seems to be a good year for the discovery of old forgotten airframes! There was the P-40 in Egypt earlier in the year, an IL-2 from
a Russian lake last month, and now an intact C-47 'Dakota' has been found in Siberia, in absolutely stunning condition!
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5 Projection TV Apparatus of the Soviet Past

Projection TV Apparatus of the Soviet Past

"Moskva" is a projection TV apparatus intended for watching TV programs on a big screen, listening to FM radio stations and
tinned music. Its weight is 70 kg, weight of its screen - 30  kg. Such TV sets were produced in 1957-1963.
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