0 Russian resort Essentuki in early 20th century

Russian resort Essentuki in early 20th century

Some photographs from early 1900s in Russian Empire mineral water resort Essentuki. This place is famous in Russia for its mineral
waters being bottled for hundred of years already. It is located in Caucaus mountains. The photos give you a feel of that time.
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4 Very Powerful Super Athlete Girl Who Could Do Crazy Tricks Now Retired and Gave Up

Very Powerful Super Athlete Girl Who Could Do Crazy Tricks Now Retired and Gave Up

When this girl was fourteen she was already lifting ten men. She was born in the family of a circus athlete in Ukraine. Neighbours tried to accuse her father in
child abuse - he was forcing her to lift the barbell and more. The anonymous witnesses reported to police, court hearings were lasting over 12 years.
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3 Russian Man turned a Bus into a Cafe in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Russian Man turned a Bus into a Cafe in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Russian businessman has turned an old bus, actually an electric trolley bus into a street cafe. It's front looks like any other street food joint would look like, however you can see a
bus connected to the back wall of the venue. You can walk inside, have a seat and enjoy a meal. More photos inside thanks to Yaroslav who went there and took those photos:
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1 Story of a Russian Man Who Travels a World and Makes Selfies with Cats

Story of a Russian Man Who Travels a World and Makes Selfies with Cats

This Russian man became popular for his strange hobby of taking selfies with different cats he meets all over the world. He puts it as this: "When I got my first camera smartphone in 2014 and I didn't find to do anything
better with it than making selfies with cats that I meet in large quantities in my life. The most challenging part here is to make a cat look into the camera". Here are some photos from his collection:
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6 Soviet Lithuania

Soviet Lithuania

Lithuania, or Lietuva as it's being called inside the country, was a part of Soviet Union from 1945 to 1991. Now it is independent country. During Soviet reign the people of this country still were pretty hostile to other Soviet people and could
show signs of discrimination for the tourists, like deliberately not speaking Russian with them even when everyone was speaking Russian and schools were in Russian language too. Let's see how the country lived during USSR times:
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2 A Story of a Wooden 19th Century Russian Palace Deep in the Woods Destroyed and then Restored Again

A Story of a Wooden 19th Century Russian Palace Deep in the Woods Destroyed and then Restored Again

The story of this wooden building is like a fairy tale. In the middle of the woods for long time the real semi destroyed and burned wooden palace of an unknown king was
standing. It was a scary sight for people who accidently saw it while going thru the woods.  However its story got a pretty happy end. Let's see how.
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0 Soviet people faces by Yuri Suganov

Soviet people faces by Yuri Suganov

Soviet photographer Yuri Syuganov was especially fond of making photographs of faces. Faces of common Soviet
people caught unsuspected during their daily routines. Faces long passed away, but still alive on his photos.
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0 Dead Bodies on the Streets, Fights, Bolsheviks: Russian 1917 Revolution in Drawings of Children Witnesses

Dead Bodies on the Streets, Fights, Bolsheviks: Russian 1917 Revolution in Drawings of Children Witnesses

Here is a collection of children drawings made by a Soviet man. Those are not just simple children drawings - those small artworks depict Russian Revolution 1917 as seen by children who witnessed it with their
own eyes. This is very heartbreaking what those children had to live thru. Dead bodies, armored cars, explosions, lines for food etc all of those and more on their pictures. Let's see inside.
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1 What’s going on on those photos from Russia

What’s going on on those photos from Russia

Another collection of weird and
strange photos from Russia.
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4 First American pizzeria in USSR

First American pizzeria in USSR

In late 1980s you could meet a real American food truck on the streets of Moscow. It had a brand name "Astro Pizza" and it was a first example of American fast food coming to Moscow during "Perestroika". Soviet people lined up in long
lines wherever they saw this "Western miracle" on Moscow streets. The price for one pizza was 1.25 rub which was pretty expensive you could eat a big meal in regular Soviet cafeteria. Let's see more on this truck:
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