4 Russian Brilliant Artist Shishkin

Russian Brilliant Artist Shishkin

Have you ever heard this name - Shishkin? If not then I'll tell you a bit about him. He was one of the most brilliant Russian artist of the 19th century. Some say that amongst all Russian painters who were mastering the landscape genre he was
the best ever lived. Most of all he liked to paint Russian nature and here is a small selection of his some of the best works. Like the one on top - just see how realistically the sun light being expressed on this painting.
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2 A Penguin in St. Petersburg River

A Penguin in St. Petersburg River

A few days ago in one of the rivers or "channels" of St. Petersburg there was a penguin
standing on a piece of ice spotted by passers by. There is a little story about it inside:
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5 Spring Road in Samara

Spring Road in Samara

    If you complain for the roads in your city you probably haven't ever seen how cool the road in Samara city in Russia looks like in spring. Actually it's not even a
road, its an avenue inside of the city, its called Karl Marx avenue (ironically?). Just see how it is today - you probably haven't seen something like this before.
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11 Photos of Ukrainian Soldiers March 2015 near Volnovakha

Photos of Ukrainian Soldiers March 2015 near Volnovakha

There is a ceasefire in force in Ukraine now, however most of the regiments haven't been sent home but just stay "in fields" just a few kilometers to the east from where they have been before, according to the
Minsk agreement. Those are photos that the soldiers themselves make and post around in the networks - from a regiment camping near Novognatovka village in Volnovakha area. See inside their photos:
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7 A Complex Fire in Moscow Downtown These Minutes

A Complex Fire in Moscow Downtown These Minutes

      Right now, its night down there and a huge fire emerged in Moscow downtown. The
architectural value of the building on fire is tremendous as you can possible guess from the pics.
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1 Russian Army Mobile Gym

Russian Army Mobile Gym

This standard 20 feet shipping container can be turned into... a mobile army gym. Previously soldiers were lacking training facilities while on the move or while
camping in the fields. Now with those like on the picture above and below - they can carry the gym with themselves whenever they go. See a bit more inside:
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3 White Whales at Russian Sea Animals Scientific Station at Pacific Coast

White Whales at Russian Sea Animals Scientific Station at Pacific Coast

A few photos that Yuri has made on his trip to a Russian scientific center situated on the Pacific Coast. They train there white
whales. Not much text in this one but very, very cute creatures are those whities! See inside and big thank to Yuri:
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4 Moscow of 1900-1914 by Sergei Chelnokov

Moscow of 1900-1914 by Sergei Chelnokov

Today we have some previously unpublished vintage photos of Moscow from around 1900 - 1914. The photographs are all by one man - Mr. Sergei Chesnokov. He was not a professional but rather a hobbyist - concentrating on
everyday life of the city. In 1917, after the October revolution, he had to emigrate abroad and then lived in Denmark. Over 1,500 photos were left behind by him, so today lets take a look at a few of them:
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12 Life in Russian Village 2015

Life in Russian Village 2015

One Russian photographer, Alexander Belenkiy, has travelled to a random Russian village to see how people live there, to make photos. He says that the life of the people there might seem similar to
the people of the cities but same time its completely different. So the village is  in Kostroma region of Russia and thanks to Alexandr we can see what people are up to in there:
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6 Hundreds of Tanks Made of Snow and Ice in Russian Backyards

Hundreds of Tanks Made of Snow and Ice in Russian Backyards

Probably due to the latest interest of many Russian men there have been spotted hundreds of tanks made from snow and ice in
the back yards across different Russian cities. We here have a collection of photos depicting this phenomena.
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