15 You Are In The Army Now

You Are In The Army Now

Each man in Russia may face this. Military service. But this is not a regular army, this is a joint project of Ministry of Defence and Mayak radio station where 14 volunteers will join Russian Armed Forces for a period of 7 days and do what other
soldiers in this country do: march, shoot, drive tanks, etc. There will no harassment of younger soldiers in this army either because they are all equal. So, this is day number one. Recruits have come to the assembly point.
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3 Kazakh Vodka Making

Kazakh Vodka Making

Today we’re going to Kazakhstan to see how they make vodka there. These are main production stages: at first they make a aqueous-alcoholic mix, filter it to remove all unnecessary admixtures and treat it
with activated carbon. Then, they adjust alcohol concentration to the level they need (by means of adding water or alcohol), add ingredients specified in the recipe, and filter it again.
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2 Responsible For Trinity Bridge, St. Petersburg

Responsible For Trinity Bridge, St. Petersburg

Trinity Bridge is a bascule bridge across the Neva in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It connects Kamennoostrovsky Prospect with Suvorovskaya Square. It was the third
permanent bridge across the Neva, opened in 1903. It is 582 meters (1,909 ft) long and 23.6 meters (77 ft) wide. Its service personnel consists of 8 people.
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11 Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Check out a collection of old photos by Igor Palmin picturing
Soviet reality. Chechnya. A shepherd's son, 1977.
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26 Landing Exercise In Kamchatka

Landing Exercise In Kamchatka

On September, 13th, coastal defence troops exercised a long voyage and
landing of sea-borne troops in Kamchatka. Check out the photos.
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10 Maybe It Is Time To Have Some Beer?

Maybe It Is Time To Have Some Beer?

‘Moscow Brewery Company’ is a brewery which shows its production process to everyone
interested and one just has to sign up for a tour. That’s what we did! Check it out!
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15 School Reforms In The USSR

School Reforms In The USSR

71 years ago, they introduced tuition fee in senior school
and institutes of higher education of the Soviet Union.
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73 Moscow Yesterday

Moscow Yesterday

About 50 thousand (according to different data the figure may vary) people have thronged on Bolotnaya Square, Moscow, to protest against alleged electoral
fraud and the rulling party. Demonstrators were demanding a rerun of the election, and freedom for anyone arrested in protests earlier this week.
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8 Microchips For Russian Armed Forces

Microchips For Russian Armed Forces

Company 'Milandr' which is located in Zelenograd, a Russian Silicone Valley, produces electronics for Russian
world-famous weapons. This is not a secret factory with checkpoints and armed security guards... so let's check it out!
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6 A Shelter With A Soviet Atmosphere

A Shelter With A Soviet Atmosphere

This is a building which used to be either a children's camp or a boarding house. Right now, a local administration is situated here but that's
not the point. The point is that under this building there is a shelter with electricity and a Soviet atmosphere. Let's check it out!
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