0 Fishing in the North

Fishing in the North

North fishing differs from the familiar one to us in the middle lane. Here people don't use floats or spinners. Fishermen go waist-deep into the icy water and push a network away from the shore with long wooden sticks, and then watch a seal do not catch a dog-salmon. First, a bit of wildlife that surrounds the
fishermen. These are primarily Horned puffins - birds which I had taken for Atlantic puffins, but they live in the Atlantic, and Horned puffins and Tufted puffins live in Chukotka and they look very similar. Later, I've  learned to distinguish them, and you will also be able to do it:
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0 Gudym, Chukotka. Nuclear portal of the Kuzkina mother

Gudym, Chukotka. Nuclear portal of the Kuzkina mother

Even those who worked there did not even know what was inside this top-secret facility. The legacy of the times of "cold war", the storage of nuclear warheads, located in the immediate vicinity from the borders of a potential enemy. Kilometer tunnel carved into the
rocks of Chukotka still have many secrets. Russian blogger Zhzhitel went there and here is his story: I've heard a few names of this place: Magadan-11, Anadyr-1, Object C, Gudym. The locals call it a portal or hole. Let's look inside it.
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1 Underwater Leaders. What Is Lenin, Stalin and Dzerzhinsky Doing at the Bottom of the Black Sea?

Underwater Leaders. What Is Lenin, Stalin and Dzerzhinsky Doing at the Bottom of the Black Sea?

At Cape Tarhankut in Crimea, a hundred meters from the shore, there is an unusual museum - an underwater analogue of Moscow "Muzeon". In 1992, a diver Vladimir Borumensky found at a depth of 12-15 meters the first sculptures of the Soviet leaders, that had already been dismantled in the Crimean cities and towns. Then busts of Lenin, Marx and Voroshilov settled here. Borumensky planed his venture in a big way and wanted to bring Mao, Mussolini, and Napoleon to the Soviet
pantheon. The Emperor has not appeared on the original Walk of Fame, but divers from all over Ukraine started to complement the collection of Soviet leaders. Today in the underwater Museum there are several dozens of exhibits, from Stalin and Dzerzhinsky to Gorky and Gagarin. There is a department of writers, there is Lenin leading the boy by the hand, and the other rare sculptures that do not fit in the traditional Soviet canon.
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2 Eric Sabo and His Famous Car Projects

Eric Sabo and His Famous Car Projects

A Russian artist Eric Sabo deserves the title "classic of Soviet design" for the creation of the minibus "Youth". Actually, Mr.Sabo is the author of dozens of projects, many of which were translated into serial production. In 1957,
Eric Sabo, a graduate of the Moscow School of Industrial Art (the famous "Stroganov"), was sent to the Likhachev plant. To check the "professional suitability", the fellow had to update the appearance of the ZIS-110.
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2 Abandoned Soviet Scientific ship laying in the dried Aral sea

Abandoned Soviet Scientific ship laying in the dried Aral sea

The Sea, the infamous Aral Sea has left this land. Now it is a desert. The Sea dried up rapidly during the 20th century and some ships decided to stay here as a monument to the sea. Now they decay
and here is one of them - a Soviet Scientific ship "Otto Schmidt". Before it was a real ship in the real sea. Now the sea is gone. Let's see how it was before and how it is now:
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0 Colored photos of Soviet people 1957-1964

Colored photos of Soviet people 1957-1964

A massive collection of Soviet people on color photos from a "Soviet Gold Era".
Different sorts of people - city citizens, children, elders, sellers etc etc. Enjoy!
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1 Big Fire in Moscow

Big Fire in Moscow

Yesterdy there was a big fire in Moscow and
sadly nine firemen became victims of this.
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0 Some Very Entertaining Old Pictures

Some Very Entertaining Old Pictures

There are some entertaining pictures from USSR. Carnival at the Palace of Culture of the Stalin 1st National Automobile Plant in
honor of the Stalin Constitution anniversary. 1937 Moscow, Union Agricultural Exhibition. Greenhouse harvester, 1939:
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7 They can see everything from the top: Russian army reconnaissance drones

They can see everything from the top: Russian army reconnaissance drones

For any intelligence service it is important to see the whole picture. The easiest way is to do it from the air, so UAV - unmanned aerial vehicles, have been used by the Russian army to do this for several years. In a couple of hours, a makeshift
airport is built in the forest. Select the area, establish a connection and check the settings, set guards on the perimeter, and that’s all! You can operate the first drone. Let’s walk through and take a look at all this.
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0 Flying over the Pacific North of Russia

Flying over the Pacific North of Russia

A photographer went on a plane above Russian Pacific North. Here is his story: It is difficult to be a photographer. You can’t even sleep during the flight. Otherwise, you can miss all the beauty. And it was one of the most beautiful flights of my life. The road from Moscow
to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky takes about 8 hours. And almost all the time the aircraft is flying over the vast Far North. Yamal, Yakutia, Taimyr – there are so crazy pictures when you look from the window that it is impossible not to stare on them!
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