7 Assorted Russia, Part 38

Assorted Russia, Part 38

GoGoRiki, known in Russia as Smeshariki is a Russian animated television series aimed at children of 3 to 8 years but
which keep getting more and more popualr among grown-ups too. This is the way Smashariki influenced art.
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6 Bridges Burnt. Literally!

Bridges Burnt. Literally!

The bridge across the Zolotoy Rog bay is a facility that will appear in Vladivostok by the APEC summit in 2012. On December, 12th, a formwork at one of the bridge's pylons
caught fire. The fire spread to the area of 500 square meters and it took almost 11 hours to extinguish it. 167 people and 38 vehicles took part in the firefighting.
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6 How Swimming Pools Are Built?

How Swimming Pools Are Built?

Today we're going to build a
school swimming pool! Let's begin!
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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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