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1 The Brightest Town in Russia

The Brightest Town in Russia

One of the most remote cities in that vast country, the capital of the sparsely populated Russian region. Quite a few people live in Anadyr, just 15,000. This even for the district center in the middle lane is not enough. But not for Chukotka where just 50000 people live. To tell the truth, fly to Chukotka for just looking at Anadyr is not worth it. There are only a few streets
that you completely bypass a couple of hours. Still, one need to fly and change to a helicopter or ship, go on a visit to the Chukchi and deer. At the same time, this town is an obvious candidate for the title of the brightest town in Russia. See how the perception of the surrounding reality is changing, if one just paint the old Soviet houses!
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1 Story of Light: Lighthouses on the Edge of the World

Story of Light: Lighthouses on the Edge of the World

Some of the most beautiful lighthouses of Russia and the Far East are located in Primorsky Krai. It would seem that the task of lighthouses – to serve as a guiding light for ships ­– has become almost symbolic in the age of satellite
technology. But this does not bother light keepers, or, as they call themselves, lightmen. To understand what people work at lighthouses for decades, we went to the coast of Primorsky Krai and recorded their stories.
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2 45 genre photos of pre-revolutionary Russia

45 genre photos of pre-revolutionary Russia

A collection of very atmospheric photos of Imperial Russia. Must see set! Most photos are with caption, like the one above is: A
starving year in Nizhny Novgorod Governorate 1891-1892 People canteen in village Pralevka of Lukoyanovsky County. 1891-1892.
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4 Capital of Rebel Chechnya Grozny City in 2016

Capital of Rebel Chechnya Grozny City in 2016

Grozny City is not like any one of the Russian cities. Wide roads, no mangy five-story building, a lot of cafes and restaurants. And it's in a small provincial town of small
region! Of course, everyone knows the story of Grozny, it was destroyed almost to the ground. But it had been restored. Today it is the safest city in Russia.
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2 Barbers from Kirov Cut Hair for Homeless Men for Free. Each Person Told Us His Own Story

Barbers from Kirov Cut Hair for Homeless Men for Free. Each Person Told Us His Own Story

The owner of the Kirov male hairdresser Eugene Bukharin and his workers visited the Center of assistance to persons without permanent residence to make them trendy hairstyles. Barbers had a small talk with the men and brought their hair and beard in proper form. "The idea to cut vagrants came after reading the material on how the European Barber once a week went to the streets and cut homeless We
liked this idea very much because it is easy for us, and people who find themselves in a difficult situation need support and human participation. Hopefully, with our help, beggars seeing themselves new and neat will want to change everythinhg and start life with a clean slate. Our plan is to make trendy haircuts for boys from the orphanage," said Eugene Bukharin.
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6 Abkhazia. Mysterious country

Abkhazia. Mysterious country

Many countries recognize Abkhazia only partially. It is when there is a border, and the area where people live, there is the government and the police. But there are no maps on the navigator. Even the "Russian" maps. navigator sees Abkhazia on the map of
Georgia. So it turns out that the country is there, but it is not. But I can see mountains, countless cops under each bush (a bush is full of growing tangerines) and convincing me that no one can objectively see, touch, and taste  will not work.
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3 The Soviet Union as viewed by foreigners: Herb Gouldon in Moscow of 1961

The Soviet Union as viewed by foreigners: Herb Gouldon in Moscow of 1961

Another foreigner who visited the Soviet Union and
was not too lazy to capture what he saw on film.
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12 Man Unearthed Forgotten Nazi Hideout Which Stayed in the Ground for 70 Years

Man Unearthed Forgotten Nazi Hideout Which Stayed in the Ground for 70 Years

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0 In Nenets Region They Have School Helicopter instead of School Bus

In Nenets Region They Have School Helicopter instead of School Bus

Over the entire school year, the children of the tundra have been living and studying at boarding schools. Now they are returning by helicopter to their nomadic parents, to
their families and tribal communities of Kaminskaya, Malozemelskaya and Bolshezemelskaya tundra, on Kolguev and Vaygach islands, for a short polar summer.
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0 How They Produce Helicopters in Kazan, Russia

How They Produce Helicopters in Kazan, Russia

Kazan Helicopter Plant is the world-renowned manufacturer of helicopters Mi-8 which are operated in more than 100 countries around the world. Modifications of these helicopters are available in a wide range,
such as transport, passenger, rescue, airborne transport and many other. Russian-made helicopters manufactured in Kazan in total have flown more than 50 million flight hours around the world.
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