12 Communication Centre Disguised In the Forest

Communication Centre Disguised In the Forest

Another abandoned communication centre of the unbreakable union. The
one-storey bunker of the early 70s, rather well disguise in the fall forest.
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4 Full Speed Ahead!

Full Speed Ahead!

As part of the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum this four-mast bark moored for three days in the city. Some official events were held
aboard the "Kruzenshtern". Not so many sailing ships remained in the world, so let's not miss a chance to see what's aboard this unique ship.
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6 The Pyramids of the Talc Pit

The Pyramids of the Talc Pit

This talc pit is an interesting and unusual place. It seems that ancient Egyptians were here, in the Sverdlovsk region, to make their pyramids. The development started in the end of the 19th century,
extraction in the 30s of the 20th century. In the time of perestroika the extraction stopped and the pit was closed down. Since then tourists started to come here looking for something unusual.
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13 Travelling In Russia of 1985

Travelling In Russia of 1985

Photos of one foreigner who travelled to
Moscow and Vladimir in May, 1985.
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4 Abandoned Communication Center

Abandoned Communication Center

Some abandoned communication center. It seems that only yesterday life was boiling
here. History is a hard drug indeed and mystery is its main chemical component.
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20 Russian Cities In the XIX Century

Russian Cities In the XIX Century

A huge collection of pictures of
Russian cities in the 19th century.
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2 In a Big Big Old Fridge

In a Big Big Old Fridge

We are in the largest Crimean fridge built
and put into service back in May 1928.
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27 The City Demolished By the War

The City Demolished By the War

The whole city was built for the movie decorations in Yaroslavl. They tried to built Stalingrad ruined by battles in 1942-43. When you
find yourself in this fake city you get horrified by thinking what was it like to be in real Stalingrad of those years...
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30 The Most Efficient Submarine of WWII

The Most Efficient Submarine of WWII

This S-56 submarine stands on the Vladivostok embankment. It's a guard submarine decorated with the Order of the Red
Banner, the Soviet diesel-electric one of the WWII time. Its captain became the hero of the Soviet Union.
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5 From the River Bottom Back to Life

From the River Bottom Back to Life

Tank KV-1 raised from the bottom of the Neva river in November, 16th, 2011 is being restored now in the Museum of the Battle
for Leningrad. After the restoration it will participate in historical reconstructions and military parades.
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