Duvankul is a Russian village with population of about 500 people mainly consisting of elderly ones. Just recently
most of them were involved into the process of making sour cabbage which goes with boiled potatoes so well.
Old Soviet mosaic can be seen almost in any ex-city of the USSR. Those pictures were depicted in many various art directions
and numerous artists were paid rather well. They portrayed science and space, labor and education and much more.
This is a very interesting historic material. This album that glorifies Soviet power and the politics of Stalin was published in 1947, two years after the war. The pictures
illustrate life of Soviet children from the moment their birth. They are all happy and smiling. Of course! They were born in the country of wonderful communist future!
It is the only one house of boyars Romanovs preserved to our days. It is located in the historical centre of Moscow, in Varvarka street. The house is supposed to be built in the end of the
XV century, it firstly appeared on a city map in 1597. According to he legend it's the very place where the first tsar of the Romanovs dynasty, Mikhail Fedorovich, was born.
Have a time travel to the Soviet past together with the pictures of a Moscow artist Angela Dzerih born in Ukraine who likes to
depict love and human relations with a fine sense of humor and a feeling of nostalgia about the time forever gone.
Sometimes it seems that time of hermits is long gone, that civilization has fully swallowed modern people. Victor used to work in the river port of Krasnoyarsk, but at the age of 47 he decided that the busy and vicious modern world was not for him. So he left everything and went to remote Siberian forests searching
for solitude and harmony. He settled in a little hut on the bank of the Yenisei river and he's already been living there for ten years. Every day he enjoys nature and reads the Bible. His food is fish from the Yenisei, mushrooms and berries. Victor says he doesn't plan to come back...
There is a proverb here, in Russia: "A Russian woman will stop a running horse and will come into a burning house". Yes,
some women of this country are really that strong. The pretty girl whose name is Katya proves this fact again.
300 years ago this man made many great deals for Russia, founded a cultural capital of the country and imported many useful stuff there. This monument is devoted to him, Peter the Great and it occupies
the tenth position in the list of the world ugliest monuments. Some people believe it spoils the historic image of the city, others urge to let it be. What do you think about it?