2 Having Fun Around, Part 1

Having Fun Around, Part 1

Recently in Samara one could notice people flying over the Volga river - one of the widest rivers of Europe - with some strange equipment. The equipment turned out to be called "flyboard" and was brought from France for 15 thousand dollars. Approximately the same sum was required to make it work in full
force. The guys who had a chance to use it say that the most important thing is not to fall on a Sea Doo following behind. One can fly 14 m high with the thing (height of a 5 storey builidng). It's not too speedy but gives a chance fly over the Volga without touching the water.
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2 The Largest Hydro Plant In Russia

The Largest Hydro Plant In Russia

Zeysk hydroelectric power plant is the largest HPP in Russia and the second most powerful HPP in the Far East. Its role in the Far Eastern
energetic system is very significant. The HPP regulates the frequency of an energetic system as well as daily and weekly irregularities of load.
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10 Escape From Civilization

Escape From Civilization

Right now we are going to see some photos of the Altai region, its south-west area, to be more precise. That's exactly the area so hard-to-get-to. We'll start from Ust-Kamenogorsk not far
from the border with Russia. Pure land of mountains and lakes, wild vegetation and impassable roads. Small hills surround fields with blooming buckwheat and sunflowers.
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7 Accidentally Discovered Ancient World

Accidentally Discovered Ancient World

The cave in Novy Afon, Abkhasia, is a place that is always visited by crowds of tourists. The place fascinates with glimmering luster of
stalagmites and stalactites, and deep crystal lakes. Every tourist tries to see the wonder of nature and is very impressed after that.
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9 Dam On Steep Mountain Slopes

Dam On Steep Mountain Slopes

In 1966 when the Beatles said good-bye to their fans giving the last concert in San-Francisco, far away in Soviet
Dagestan they started construction of a hydropower plant which is the largest vaulted dam in Russia today.
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31 Soviet Conflict With The Chinese

Soviet Conflict With The Chinese

Russian people have been neighbors of the Chinese for centuries and got used to peaceful life and friendly relations.
However, in 1969 there had been an armed conflict when China occupied a disputed territory deciding to capture it.
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2 The City Of The Dead

The City Of The Dead

Visiting ghost-towns must be an exciting experience. But once you decided to go to such a place, you'd
better hurry up and see as much as possible before the sunset. Who knows what may happen after?
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26 Chupacabra Hunting Season

Chupacabra Hunting Season

A strange animal was shot in Ukraine. Local vets and zoologists can't attribute it to any species of animate beings. But local dwellers are sure that the creature is the very legendary bloodsucker Chupacabra. It is dark brown,
with rare harsh wool, a long tail and a long neck. Its weight is about 11 lb, length - 1,8 feet. The animal was shot in the Mikhailovsky district of the Zaporozhe when it was trying to sneak into a hen house.
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5 Video Selection, Part XXIII

Video Selection, Part XXIII

Many cities keep suffering because of bad weather, streets and roads are
flooded, cars sooner resemble boats, public transport cannot function...
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10 Wild And Unearthly Land

Wild And Unearthly Land

A visit to Kamchatka will make you look differently at things that seem usual. Once you come here you understand this place does not remind of any others,
even in Russia. Craters and volcanoes, smell of sulphur in the air, flowers almost on the snow: here is what makes this land to be special.
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