2 In the Village of Miniature Painters

In the Village of Miniature Painters

Twenty kilometres from Moscow, in a small cosy village Fedoskino, there is a historical centre of lacquer miniature founded by merchant Peter Korobov in 1795. There is also an art school in the village where young people can
master various specialties. Many students of the school are members of the whole dinasties who were or still are painters of unique Fedoskino craft. Here you may see how they create their sketches and paintings.
0 The City That Used To Be A Fortress

The City That Used To Be A Fortress

Samara is a nice city that has many worth-visiting high-level and underground places. The city is located on the left bank of the Volga river at the site where it is united with the Samara river. 1 166
million people inhabit the city being actually the six biggest inhabited area in Russia. It was founded as a fortress in 1586. Its symbol is the promenade which is the longest in Russia.
59 Wooden Russia Of The Past

Wooden Russia Of The Past

Photos of ancient Russian cities taken by a Russian photographer Prokudin-Gorskoy are often called 'pictures'. The cities are shown in their unreal and unearthly beauty and harmony
where landscapes are naturally combined with buildings. 99% of Russian people of those days lived in nice wooden houses the only exception being formed by the capitals.
35 Soviet City of Belarus

Soviet City of Belarus

Bobruisk is a city in Belarus. The place had been inhabited by people since the fifth-sixth centuries. The city was first mentioned in 1387 as part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. In 1792 it became part of the Russian
Empire and was included into the borders of Belarus in 1795. Today it is actually the largest city in the country. The photos made in the Soviet epoch show what the life in the city at those times was like.

1 If You Litter, Litter In a Creative Way

If You Litter, Litter In a Creative Way

Such garbage people appeared in Kiev under the Moscow bridge. Nobody knows who's made them. Someone just came and picked trash right there, on the bank of the
Dnieper river: empty plastic bottles, beer cans etc. It became the material for the sculptures creation. Parts of the bodies were fixed with food wrap film.
2 Have a Nice Journey!

Have a Nice Journey!

Such a cool plane was noticed in the airport of Yekaterinburg. It is fully made of cigarette packs of the promoted brand. Its size is rather big. But each pack screams out "Smoking kills!" so the meaning of
the installation remains to be ambiguous. The authors wanted to make something beautiful but what they made is 1000 reminders about death which makes people worry even more before a flight.

16 One Big Mosque

One Big Mosque

Hazret Sultan is one the largest and newest mosques in the Central Asia located in
Kazakhstan. It is called 'the pearl of the city'. Let us check now what interesting is about

1 Kiev At Night

Kiev At Night

Kiev is a beautiful city. Its night views with
yellow buildings in the center are never boring.
4 What Can Be Made From Pasta?

What Can Be Made From Pasta?

Have you ever thought that pasta can be used in ways different from cooking and eating? Sergey
from Perm makes mills, cars, helicopters from it! And what is more - he has patented his idea!

4 The Swallows Nest Over The Sea

The Swallows Nest Over The Sea

What you see in
the picture is the
Swallow's Nest castle near Yalta on the Crimean shore in southern Ukraine. It is the place that offers its visitors romanticism and peace. Read more...

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