8 Reconstruction To Celebrate The End Of The Winter War

Reconstruction To Celebrate The End Of The Winter War

On March, 10th they held a military reconstruction outside Zelenograd to celebrate another
anniversary of the Winter War's end. Check out the photo coverage of the event.
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1 New Planetarium Opens In Novosibirsk

New Planetarium Opens In Novosibirsk

This astrophysical center of Novosibirsk is the largest planetarium in Siberia and the forth largest planetarium in Russia. It includes two astrophysical towers
where they are going to install telescopes shortly (including a solar one), a Foucault tower and a TV studio. The planetarium opened in 2012.
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6 The USSR In Black And White Photos

The USSR In Black And White Photos

The non-official photos taken in the USSR were presented
in the museum of modern art in Oxford, England in 1987.
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11 Forgotten Moscow

Forgotten Moscow

Many people think they live in comfortable conditions in Moscow while some homes have
no water supply systems and each winter turns into a struggle for life for them.
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10 Cars That Stood The Test Of Time

Cars That Stood The Test Of Time

People treat their cars differently. Some car owners fuss over thier "iron horses" while others think it to be nothing but "a piece of iron". However, it would stick in one's throat calling some cars "a piece of iron"!
These are cars which are 40, 50 or even 70 years old and they still run! This February, a couple of dozens of retro cars showed up in Sevastopol arousing great interest of hundrends of viewers.
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2 Rise And Fall Of Soviet Stratonautics In 1933-1934

Rise And Fall Of Soviet Stratonautics In 1933-1934

USSR-1 was a high-altitude balloon built in the USSR. On September 30th, 1933 the high-altitude balloon USSR-1 reached an altitude of 19 km with Prokofyev, Godunov and Birnbaum aboard. In 1932, they
formed a committee on exploring stratosphere. One of the goals of the committee was construction of another high-altitude balloon that could reach an altitude of 25 km with people aboard.
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3 The Moscow Museum Of Water

The Moscow Museum Of Water

Let's check out what the Moscow Museum of Water has to offer (actually, this museum
is more about Mosvodokanal, a water supply company in Moscow, than water).
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0 The Triumphal Arch Of Moscow

The Triumphal Arch Of Moscow

The Triumphal Arch of Moscow was built in 1829-1834 on Tverskaya Gate Square to
Joseph Bove's designs in order to commemorate Russia's victory over Napoleon.
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4 Mamayev Kurgan. The Beginning

Mamayev Kurgan. The Beginning

Before the war, local people would call this area a hillock which sounded like "mamay". During the Battle of Stalingrad it was named Vysota 102
("Height 102"). The area acquired its new name (Mamayev Kurgan) after a reporter mentioned the word "kurgan" standing for "tumulus".
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1 I Am A Father

I Am A Father

They speak a lot about women in early spring highlighting their contribution into family relations and bringing up
children forgetting about men and their role in this. Let's ask some men what it means for them to be a father.
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