20 Meeting His Holiness

Meeting His Holiness

The main Russian patriarch Cyril has made a visit to Bryansk. Let's see how
Russian people meet the prime pope of the country. Faith is modest...
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17 Spirit of the Soviet Time

Spirit of the Soviet Time

Many of these photos could be seen in various posts of ER. Here they are collected in one huge post to show
the life of the Soviets as it was, the spirit of that time, people's confidence in the future.
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3 Black Promotion For the Crematorium

Black Promotion For the Crematorium

We have already written about the interesting crematorium of Novosibirsk (1 and 2) and we would probably
never come back to this topic again if nothing pretty much funny happens in such a gloomy place.
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2 Memorable Naval Album 1945-1950

Memorable Naval Album 1945-1950

Some private photos of sailors who served in the Black Sea Fleet in 1944-1950 on
the squadron torpedo boat "Boiky". Mainly the photos are from Sevastopol.
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12 No Need In Words When Stars Shine In the Sky

No Need In Words When Stars Shine In the Sky

Some lessons of gravitation at the
favorite place of all Moscow roofers.
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9 Children of the Russian Empire

Children of the Russian Empire

S. M. Prokudin-Gorsky liked to photograph children though each photo cost 10 rubles, it was a huge amount and the photographer
was not rich, but he continued to take photos of kids because he liked them (he himself was a father of four).
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8 The Village That Has to Disappear But It Does Not

The Village That Has to Disappear But It Does Not

Would you be able to live in a village with population less
than 100 people? Let's check out how people live there.
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13 Travelling In Russia of 1985

Travelling In Russia of 1985

Photos of one foreigner who travelled to
Moscow and Vladimir in May, 1985.
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11 Making Streets Better

Making Streets Better

Timofei Radi, a street artist from Yekaterinburg, tries to make
city streets look better in unusual and creative ways.
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3 Bathing the Horse

Bathing the Horse

According to the legend in the place of the present Murzitsy village Tatars used to live, ancestors of those very Mongol-Tatars who had come here with khan Batyi's hordes. It was some Murza who ruled here but he and his people were killed by Ivan the Terrible who travelled along the Sura river to Kazan.
People say it was terrible, this water still brings bones to the bank. Since then the village became the Russian one and it is today. But the unique holiday "Bathing the Horse" allegedly remained from those ancient Tatar times cause horses are the big love of all nomads.
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