0 I Saw Some Incredible Stuff: Stories of Western Celebrities in USSR [photos]

I Saw Some Incredible Stuff: Stories of Western Celebrities in USSR [photos]

Sometimes American and Western Europe celebrities had a chance to visit USSR and even the Iron Curtain wasn't a problem. The most usual way to get into the Soviet Country was to go on tour. To get inside with a musical program you had to pass a sort of exam first - your musical creations would be
thoroughly examined by a council of a few Soviet top officials and then they will decide if your creative side is a danger for Soviet spirit or not. In case they find it acceptable you can get admitted inside. And here is the stories of some of the celebrities who were lucky enough to get in.
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1 American Tourist at the Baikal Lake, USSR in 1964 [photos]

American Tourist at the Baikal Lake, USSR in 1964 [photos]

Just some photographs of an American photographer Harrison Forman traveling to USSR and specifically to the lake Baikal in 1964. Just
some shots of the Baikal village and its occupants. Like this first house is the local municipality "sovet" (council).
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0 Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

American photographer visited Moscow in 1950s-1960s and here is his collection of color photos of the
various street trade he encountered in the city. Food, and not only for sale check it out.
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3 Previously unseen color photos of the USSR [photos]

Previously unseen color photos of the USSR [photos]

Internet has surfaced a previously unseen collection of color photos of Soviet country made by an American professor. They were made in the period between
late 1950s - early 1980s and what's important he was aiming to capture life, not official things so they are more fun to look at. Here they are:
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2 Drawings of the Drunk People from 1915 [photos]

Drawings of the Drunk People from 1915 [photos]

Vladimir was a Russian artist who got famous by painting caricature series of his contemporary people. He had a series of students drawings we had it before and now
the series of the drunk people. The pictures have captions and the first one says "Don't argue with me (woman), we will buy new dress, don't protect it".
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1 House Turns into Skating Rink [photos]

House Turns into Skating Rink [photos]

Eighty five year old man got his house turned into a skating rink after the pipe ruptured
and flooded his house and then it got insta-freeze. Here are couple of more photos.
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10 Weird Today’s Russian Presidential Elections Photos 2018 [photos]

Weird Today’s Russian Presidential Elections Photos 2018 [photos]

Today there was an election day in Russia. Sort of a president have to be elected today. However many call it elections with no real alternative to Vladimir. Because of this authorities sort of were afraid
not much of people would arrive to the elections. For this they organized different crazy attractions for people to attend election stations. Here is a selection of most weird occassions.
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8 Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Already two years history enthusiasts try to rescue pieces of evidence and remains from the WW2 plane crash. It crashed into
swamps which makes it much harder to access it. This year they got advanced and found a pilot body, one of the two.
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7 Russian Empire in Full Color [photos]

Russian Empire in Full Color [photos]

Just to remind you if you didn't see - there is a Prokudin-Gorsky photographer exist who made tens of photos of Russian Empire in
color. They are not colorized later - they were actual color captured back then, 100 and more years ago. Here are some of them.
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1 Turbo Volga GAZ-66 Car [photos]

Turbo Volga GAZ-66 Car [photos]

Another example of Russian self made car. Now the man took iconic Soviet army favorite
GAZ-66 4x4 truck and a Soviet Volga executive car and combined them in one big suv.
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