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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5 The Most Stupid Live Installation?

The Most Stupid Live Installation?

The governor of St. Petersburg realized a new idea for the international economic forum. A special performance was arranged for the guests. It was decided to show how the city is
reflected in the mirror of the Neva river. Some installation was really special: the girls aged 9-10, all painted silver, were depicting live statues of the wind gods at the pool.
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13 Do Not Buy Chinese Dresses!

Do Not Buy Chinese Dresses!

On the 22nd of June in Mariupol an elderly woman aged 74 fell out of the balcony from the 8th storey. She was trying to shout at street
musicians who prevented her from sleeping. The granny hung at the level of the 7th storey, her dress being caught on some pin.
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13 Traditional Fun Of Future Engineers

Traditional Fun Of Future Engineers

Traditionally graduates of the Moscow technical university
had their Formula 1 fun this summer. Look, how it was.
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29 Soviet Past of Today

Soviet Past of Today

Perm. A huge city, the third largest in Russia, after Moscow and St. Petersburg. It is growing fast, invading more and more territories from the Ural forests. Old blocks are being promptly rebuilt too. Walking we pass by office buildings, banks, stores, cafes and restaurants, and somewhere in the end of the
street we find ourselves ... in the past. Soviet past, almost forgotten. Six two-storey wooden houses, with no gas, central heating or water supply. Each is a hundred years old or even more. They stood here before the revolution! And people who inhabit them are also not from modern time.
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