25 War Veterans: Then And Now

War Veterans: Then And Now

On these images you can see the veterans who managed to survive the war and live up to these days. They have been searched all around Russia and former Soviet
republics. Most of them are 80-90 years old, some are already 100+. Look at their "then and now" photos. On the picture above: Valentina, 94, Kiev.
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1 Industrial Paintings of Maxim Titov

Industrial Paintings of Maxim Titov

Just some cool paintings of an artist from Perm, Russia.  Maxim Titov. Some of his work will be shown in the "Nord Art" exhibition in
Germany. Maxim depicts workers of big Ural factories focusing on beauty of industrial constructions. These were painted in 2014.
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0 Instagram Pictures of Baikonur Cosmodrome

Instagram Pictures of Baikonur Cosmodrome

Baikonur is the first and the largest cosmodrome created in the 1950s as a scientific-research ground for testing ballistic missiles in Kazakhstan. Russia is paying the rent to the country amounting to annual 115 million dollars, 23 million dollars
more is spent to maintain cosmodrome objects in a functional condition. Blogger TJ has collected cool Instagram images from Baikonur - from the priest taking a selfie on top of the rocket to the rocket-shaped garbage can.
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1 The Conquerors of Space

The Conquerors of Space

April 12th is celebrated in Russia as the day of cosmonautics. On such an occassion we have already published the post about
our hero - Yuri Gagarin and additionally want to show you a nice collection of pictures devoted to the same topic.
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5 Final Hours of Yuri Gagarin Before the First Flight to Space

Final Hours of Yuri Gagarin Before the First Flight to Space

The rocket was delivered to the launching site on April 11, at 5 a.m. They had previously done everything they had to according to the instructions. All
responsible persons put their signatures in the log under description of every operation and kept saying "not to speak too soon but I have no remarks".
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2 Moscow 1931 on the Photographs of Branson DeCou

Moscow 1931 on the Photographs of Branson DeCou

These images of Branson DeCou are still unpainted and perhaps being black and white they look better. On the pictures you can
see Moscow in 1931 - old transport, streets and people. It would be cool to spend a day in that forgotten Moscow...
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2 Moscow Thirty Years Ago

Moscow Thirty Years Ago

These interesting images of Moscow were made by an amature photographer from the Netherlands - his name is Aad van der Drift. There is
something cool about non-professional photos of Moscow that remained in the past. Many Russians still remember that city...
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1 Voronezh City Back In 1971

Voronezh City Back In 1971

Here is an interesting set of black and white pictures featuring Voronezh city, Russia in 1971. A bit of
countryside, city center, churches and people. The images are taken from the album A.N. Ognev.
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1 One Day At Near Polar Ural: Helicopter Flight For Fishing

One Day At Near Polar Ural: Helicopter Flight For Fishing

Here is one day from the life of Usik Markosyan who lives in a village Saranpaul of the Khanty-Mansiysk region, a beautiful and interesting polar place. Usik tried to attract tourists there
many years ago but didn't succeed much. However he learned many things about the place and found a lot of friends. Well, let's go back to June 15, 2014 to spend it with Usik.
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8 Communal Services At Their Best

Communal Services At Their Best

Just some enjoyable images taken during the cleaning day in Kharkov, Ukraine. I am pretty sure you'd be happy to see such street
cleaners every day. The result of their work is not even of great importance. That's the communal services we deserve!
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