1 Criminal Police of St Petersburg in the Early Soviet Era and Beyond

Criminal Police of St Petersburg in the Early Soviet Era and Beyond

This photoset explores in detail the work and hard days of the criminal police during the early era of St. Petersburg - the second biggest Russian city. The city, which was a base
for the famous Dostoevski novel, Crime and Punishment, for sure was in need of a good investigative service to protect the citizens. So here is how it all started...
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1 Soviet Ukraine in 1988

Soviet Ukraine in 1988

In 1988, two foreign photographers travelled to the USSR on the verge of "Perestroika" and their special topic of interest was Ukraine. So these are
the photos they took of what was at the time a part of Soviet Russia, but which is now an independent country. Really colorful shots!
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4 A Very Detailed and Huge Atomic Submarine Model

A Very Detailed and Huge Atomic Submarine Model

One Russian guy, actually a group of them, were building this huge atomic submarine model for over two years. It is a 1:50 scale model of the actual thing! So the size of the model
is over two meters, 2700 mm to be exact (or nine feet!). It has very detailed interiors with figures of sailors and officers. It is illuminated and a pleasure to look at!
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2 Twelve Year Boy Graduates from School Enrolls into Medical College

Twelve Year Boy Graduates from School Enrolls into Medical College

      This twelve year boy from Belarus is not your regular sixth grader. At his young age he has already graduated from high school
and enrolled in the medical college (medical university) in Minsk, Belarus this year. Let's see how he managed to do all of this:
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0 Moscow Domodedovo Airport is in Smoke

Moscow Domodedovo Airport is in Smoke

Today, Moscow's Domodedovo airport looked like it was from some apocalyptic movie - with smoke all over the place and people wandering around with only their silhouettes visible.  The
reason for this is a fire during construction works. The smoke got into ventilation system and spread across the huge airport, scaring people. Let's see inside how it was:
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6 Russian SU Jets on MAKS 2015 Air Show

Russian SU Jets on MAKS 2015 Air Show

One of the best aeroplane photographers of Russia - Marina - has visited a Russian airshow, "MAKS 2015", which took place this month in Russia and posted what she thinks to be the best photos of the Russian
SU jets in action during the demonstration flights they performed. She took these photos over the course of ten days and here they are for your viewing pleasure. Big thanks goes to Marina!
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3 Russian Lady Attracts Hundreds of Pigeons into Her Apartment Home Yard

Russian Lady Attracts Hundreds of Pigeons into Her Apartment Home Yard

Ilya has photographed an old Russian lady who annoys her neighbors by attracting hundreds of pigeons each day to the
yard of her apartment. She lives in a large apartment building so it's a shared yard. Let's see more inside.
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3 The World Strongest Man at Age of Sixty Five

The World Strongest Man at Age of Sixty Five

Michael is sixty four but he is pretty much not your average old man. He is actually an active powerlifter who still participates in powerlifting contests. He easily can lift more than 300 kg in a deadlift. He holds a few
world records and lives in Belarus, considers himself to be the strongest man of his age and his wife just gave a birth to his youngest kid! There are some more photos and words of wisdom from the man inside.
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0 Russian Police Public Ad Based on Mario Game Called Nightmario

Russian Police Public Ad Based on Mario Game Called Nightmario

Recently a video surfaced, supposedly produced and prepared by Police department of Vladimirskaia District, Russia. It is based on famous Nintendo Mario game but they call it "Nightmario" as "Nightmare". He is an extremist. He searches google for how to become a
satan worshiper or a skinhead, then he searches where to buy bazooka cheap, then paints swastika graffiti and then gets caught. "Extremism won't pass" is the message from the video to masses. Still fun to watch this sort of creativity.  
0 Capybara on a Run

Capybara on a Run

  A capybara called "Prokhor" has broke free from its cage in Krasnoyarsk zoo. It headed directly to the rides section of the park making the visitors getting their phones out of the pockets for the unique video of a zoo
staff chasing real life capybara running around. Capybara is a giant rodent if you didn't know, which is a relative to mice and others but is really much bigger than those. See one of the videos from the zoo here.

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