mosfilm monument
37 Mosfilm Monument

Mosfilm Monument

This was a big epic monument, a sybmol of Russian sculpture. It was made in 1937 by a woman sculptor. More than 60 ft (20 metres) tall, made
of steel. It was also used in "Mosfilm" movie leading Soviet making company. These days it stands disassembled.
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11 Broken Soviet Monuments

Broken Soviet Monuments

Russian photographer Igor Moukhin is fond of making photos
of some broker Russian monuments. Like this ones.
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Russia 100 years ago
54 Russian People 100 Years Ago in Color

Russian People 100 Years Ago in Color

He travelled to all the distant parts of Russian Empire. This is for example a dweller of Turkmenia, now Turkmenistan. Camels were the common way of transportation for cargo even when trains were introduced to locals by Russian government. We had already before some photos of this photographer, who managed to make color photos of Russia 100 years
ago in 1900-1910. It's amazing to see the life back there in full color. He had a special task to travel across all the Russian Empire (that's how Russia was called that times before Communism) and make thousands of such photos for a Royal Depositary. So he made literary thousands of color photos of Russia 100 years ago.
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32 Russian Space Centre

Russian Space Centre

One guy from fotoduet.ru got a trip to a Russian space agency, near the Moscow city. That's a place where all the Russian austronauts, as well as
commercial space travellers are being trained before their trip to space. Here is his photos from that place, with some comments.
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25 Stalin’s Moscow

Stalin’s Moscow

Stalin's plans on Moscow reconstruction, back from the 1938. The last
building is the most magnificent, with the Lenin's monument on top.
moscow 2007
22 Moscow 2006 and 2007

Moscow 2006 and 2007

This is Moscow in January 2006, on the left part of the picture, and Moscow city in January 2007 to the right. Same place,
almost same day but different year. And the one on the left - was always a normal state of Moscow in January.
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2 Strange Lenin Monument

Strange Lenin Monument

A right perspective is a must. Look how the regular Lenin monument which can be met in Russia in every city, can look if to make a photo from a right angle.
That's thing beneath it is the coats of arm of modern Russian Federation - a two-headed eagle, and the wings of an eagle now decorate Lenin's head.
Kievskaia station
23 PDA, Cellphone and Laptop 90 Years Ago

PDA, Cellphone and Laptop 90 Years Ago

This is Moscow subway. This particular photo is the "Kievskaia" station. It has a lot
of epic mosaics about Soviet era. Please look down for one amazing picture:
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22 302-nd Flood in St. Petersburg

302-nd Flood in St. Petersburg

Every year in St. Petersburg happens a flood. Sometimes it is bigger sometimes it is smaller. This year flood happened also, but the funny thing it has happened
probably the first time in the middle of the winter! Here are the photos of the flood from different sources, submitted by our readers:
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russian architecture
21 Soviet Web 2.0 House

Soviet Web 2.0 House

Bright design of nowadays popular websites probably was invented by old Soviet designers. Because at that time there were no computers they used this design in buildings. For example this strange building comes from Soviet era, but it looks very stylish now. Those big icons - they could look nice at any of the modern website
probably. They look so bright because they are not painted but made of ceramic mosaics, so instead of looking pale after so many years passed they look stylish even now 30 years after. Most of those "Icons" are placed on "Windows". Is it a bright prophecy for a future domination of icons on Windows?
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