0 Echoes of History: Five Remains of the Most Horrid Stalins Gulag Camp System

Echoes of History: Five Remains of the Most Horrid Stalins Gulag Camp System

GULAG was a most massive Soviet system of imprisonment. In the period 1930-1956 over 10 million people (some say 30 million) were jailed and sent to GULAG. After the Stalin's death the
GULAG camps started to be closed down gradually. Not much left till this day. Just a few of them haunt us all as an echoes of old past. Some are in ruins some became museums.
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2 Clouds of Locusts Turned Over a Truck in Russia

Clouds of Locusts Turned Over a Truck in Russia

A big invasion of locusts is happening on South of Russia. The
creatures devour all crops and even cause serious road accidents.
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0 Moscow storm May 29th 2017 compilation of the photos

Moscow storm May 29th 2017 compilation of the photos

Photos of todays storm in Moscow. Over 50
people injured, 9 casualties as of right now.
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1 14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

All these guns were  seized from people across Russia during last few years. So those are
pretty new finds, never seen before and they are pretty varied at styles and look.
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1 Teenagers Attacked Police During Holi Festival of Colours

Teenagers Attacked Police During Holi Festival of Colours

        In Chelyabinsk city during Holi Indian
Colours Festival angry mob of teenagers attacked police cars. 
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0 Russian boy in Kazakhstan is the only high school graduate in his school

Russian boy in Kazakhstan is the only high school graduate in his school

Alexei is the only student in the 11th - last year of the high school in Kazakstan village region Turgen.  This
village is so low populated those days that despite there is a pretty modern school around there are no students.
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0 A Huge Mine Washed Ashore in St.Petersburg

A Huge Mine Washed Ashore in St.Petersburg

  Construction workers found a huge World War 2 mine on the sea
shore on the Vasilivsky Island in St.Petersburg, Russia today.
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1 Ways Russian People Heat Their Water Warm

Ways Russian People Heat Their Water Warm

There is a time in the year when many Russian houses loose their hot water. This time of the year is usually the beginning of the Summer. Why is this so? It traces back to Soviet planned economics. Mostly all houses in Soviet Russia were connected to central heating system, in every city. Every year a planned
maintenance had to be made to this central heating systems, and most houses were left without warm water for at least a month. Nowadays it's still practiced widely all over Russia and millions of people stay without warm water each summer. So here what's being done to get some warm water.
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3 Belarussian Company Started to Make Wooden Bicycles

Belarussian Company Started to Make Wooden Bicycles

Wooden sunglasses, wooden phone cases, looks like demand for everything wooden rose these days. And now this
Belarus company started making wooden bicycles. Let's see what those are about and how they look like.
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9 Victory Day in Moscow Russia Today

Victory Day in Moscow Russia Today

Russian blogger Ilya was taking photos of Moscow celebrating Victory Day today. In the West this day is called "Victory in Europe day", but celebrated day before. In post Soviet countries it's called "Victory Day" and happens on May 9th. So here what he saw. Though he
says today's Victory Day was pretty gloomy, probably because of anomalous weather - Moscow was hit by snow yesterday and it's unusually cold today - just 2-3 degrees Celcius (usually it's fine to have +15 C on this day). So here is what he saw:
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