bar code building, russia
28 Bar Code Building

Bar Code Building

We've already had a thread about strange buildings from Soviet era. Today we've got another piece of strange architecture, now from modern Russia. That's a building made in the form of giant bar code, the same bar code we
see on all the goods in a supermarket. It seems to be an office building made of modules. It's from St. Petersburg, Russia, and was submitted by Jolq, would somebody be able to read the barcode?
disorder in Moscow city
65 Moscow, Police and People

Moscow, Police and People

On Saturday November 4th, 2006 there was some civil disorder in centre of Moscow. This day is some sort of Russia holiday devoted to some historical events of liberation of Russia from Polish and Swedish occupation back in medieval times. So there were group of people who wanted to express their opinion about liberation of Russia nowadays from ethnic groups they consider to be
enemies now occupying Russia. Moscow authorities banned this events so everybody expressing his attitude on Saturday in the centre of Moscow were arrested. You can see some photos from this event. People were taken from streets. Some witnesses say that anybody could be caught even without participating in expressing opinion action.
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Russian Prisoner and a Wheelbarrow
10 Doomed to Wheelbarrow

Doomed to Wheelbarrow

Some time ago in Russia they had chained prisoners to wheelbarrows they were working with, so that to make it hard for the to run away. If such a person decided to run he had
to take the wheelbarrow with himself. This particular short was called “The Prisoner on Rest”, and one can clearly see the wheelbarrow somewhere nearby.
Two Hummers in Moscow
5 Moscow City Hummers

Moscow City Hummers

Hummer SUVs are popular in Russia too, especially in Moscow. But I think people of Russia crash
Hummers more often, due to the Russian roads quality and their behavior on those roads.
Bugatti Veyron in Moscow
32 Bugatti Veyron in Moscow

Bugatti Veyron in Moscow

A 1001 hp Bugatti Veyron worth of $1.1M was presented to public in Moscow city, in the capital
of the country where the average doctor's salary is $150 per month or $1800 per year.
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Moscow city traffic
77 Moscow Traffic, Nowadays

Moscow Traffic, Nowadays

  Earlier today we had a video from Moscow city almost 100 years ago, back from 1908. And here is the photos of Moscow today. The accent of these photos is on enormous
Moscow traffic. The situation on road like on this pictures was without any difference during all the day today - both in the daytime and late at night.  
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mi-24, Russian helicopter
32 Mi-24, The Flying Crocodile

Mi-24, The Flying Crocodile

This is Russian helicopter MI-24, but these particular are from Polish army. Poland during Soviet era was buying a lot of weapons from Soviet Union. In Russia pilots call it “The Crocodile” because some of it’s form
resemble some reptile according to their point of view. So this Polish pilots decided to go further and drew reptile eyes on their helicopters, so now the crocodile analogy can be seen even more precisely.
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Novorosiysk, Russia
15 Novorosiysk, Russia

Novorosiysk, Russia

The climate in Russia is cold, it's a well known fact, but how cold is it? A lot of people visit Black Sea in summer because it's the warmest place in Russia, just across the sea lies Turkey, the
pretty southern country. And this photo is taken in one of the Black Sea ports in winter. So the most southern part of Russia is just warm only if to compare to the rest part of Russia.
russian man
26 Russian Man

Russian Man

These are photos of a Russian man. He wears Russian police
uniform also. He is not homeless, he is just Russian.
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moscow tornado
19 Tornado in Moscow

Tornado in Moscow

A few days ago there was some pics of tornado on Black Sea (South of Russia). Now there are photos
of baby tornado in Moscow skies. It seems that it didn't grow to a real big tornado.
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