8 Hunting For Elks

Hunting For Elks

A story of one hunting for elks near
Kabanovo village, the Moscow region.
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0 Shall We Serve It With Ice or Yakut Kingdom of Permafrost

Shall We Serve It With Ice or Yakut Kingdom of Permafrost

30 km from Yakutsk there is a mirror-world
with temperature -14C, a cool ice museum.
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10 Caviar Eating Championship 2012

Caviar Eating Championship 2012

The first ever caviar eating championship was held in Moscow in April, 20th. Everyone who wished to take part in it came to a restaurnat "the Apartment". 12 persons were chosen to eat as much caviar as they could for three minutes. They didn't have to stop till they ate half a litre of the expensive food. Alexander Valov, 49, was
announced the winner of the competition - he ate half a litre of caviar for 1 minute 26 seconds and got 10 thousand rubles (330 USD) and ... caviar as a prize. Others took the remaining caviar home as a consolation prize. That evening the participants ate caviar for 2 million rubles! (66 600 USD).
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13 Kozino Vocational School That May Close Soon

Kozino Vocational School That May Close Soon

It's not so hard to enter a vocational technical school today. No entrance exams, it's enough to present documents and choose a profession you like. They get senior secondary education and thus teenagers who can't enter higher education institutions can get skills of a profession they like, find a job and have decent earnings. As part of modernization of educational system for the years 2011-2015 they
plan to open a polytechnic secondary school in Tatarsk, the Novosibirsk region. It will have to level up professional education in the region. But in Kozino village, the Ust-Tarksky district, where former vocational school #75 is located, they do not like the idea. They are afraid that students will go to Tatarsk to study and the vocational school will close soon.
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9 High Water In Mordovia

High Water In Mordovia

High water has come to Mordovia.
Hundreds of people have been evacuated...
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1 April Holidays In Taimyr

April Holidays In Taimyr

Each April Taimyr has festive mood. In the regional centre they celebrate Heiro holiday or a reindeer day - holiday of the Sun. Right at this time light part of the day becomes longer behind the polar
circle turning into the whole light day. The sun doesn't set at all. The day of the Sun slowly became the day of deer breeders celebrated on April weekends in the villages of Taimyr.
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10 Abandoned Maternity Hospital

Abandoned Maternity Hospital

Hospitals are probably classics of the abandoned objects. They attract with their gloomy atmosphere. This is a maternity hospital -
the building of the 19 century, beautiful architecture. It's quite empty inside though there are some interesting rooms.
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15 Lomonosov Moscow State University As It Was In 1956

Lomonosov Moscow State University As It Was In 1956

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15 Slums of Astrakhan

Slums of Astrakhan

Astrakhan is an amazing city where details of the past are neighbouring with the present. Right in the centre of the city there is a residential area that rather resembles decorations
for some old movie. Some houses are abandoned, others are not. Though it's not easy to tell one from the other.  Time is not merciful and houses look miserable.
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11 HINODE or Sunrise of the Russian Cosplay

HINODE or Sunrise of the Russian Cosplay

A set of photos from the Russian elimination round of
participants of the World Cosplay Summit -2012.
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