4 Assorted Russia, Part 49

Assorted Russia, Part 49

A 24-year-old tattoo artist from Naberezhnye Chelny named Timur find out a way how to create a spiritual alliance with his cat. He sent his
favorite to sleep for an hour and made a tattoo on its chest. The sign means 'Seize the moment' but there is a spelling mistake.
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3 Metro Trains And Steam Engines: Present And Past

Metro Trains And Steam Engines: Present And Past

Have you ever witnessed construction of a metro train or seen a real steam engine of
the last century? The photos related to the topics are presented in the post.
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2 Hot Sandunovskie Baths

Hot Sandunovskie Baths

Moscow citizens used to have a tradition to take a bath once a week, on Saturday, and on special occasions. Back then however, baths were primitive and poorly equipped. Only at the turn of the 18th century, Moscow saw first baths which could be compared with best Turkish and Italian baths in
the quality of service, exterior design and interior. Today, on February 23rd, when Russia celebrates its Defender of the Fatherland Day, we want to tell you about one of the most manlike places in Moscow – men’s department of Sandunovskie Baths (or Sanduny).
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1 Subway Construction In Almaty

Subway Construction In Almaty

In 1978 the Soviet authorities approved the general plan of the city of Almaty indicating the first subway line. In 1980 the Soviet Government signed a decree that ordered to start the construction of a
subway in Almaty. The actual construction started in 1988 and was paid by the Soviet budget while Kazakhstan incurred only indirect expenditures. Let us see how the process is being developed today.
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11 What Interesting You Can Find In Andijan, Uzbekistan

What Interesting You Can Find In Andijan, Uzbekistan

Andijan with a population of about 323,900 people is the fourth-largest city in Uzbekistan and the capital of the Andijan
Province. It is located in the east of the country, near the border with Kyrgyzstan on the Andijan-Say River.
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24 The Bunker Of Hitler in April 1945

The Bunker Of Hitler in April 1945

In April 1945 the Red Army conducted severe battles in the streets of Berlin conquering the capital of Reich meter by meter. It was obvious who will win the war in Europe. Soon after the siege that lasted 2
weeks was raised, 33-years-old photographer of LIFE magazine William Vandivert arrived to Berlin. We present his photos of Hitler's bunker and destroyed Berlin that have never been published before.
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3 Winter Sights Of Kazan

Winter Sights Of Kazan

Welcome to Kazan, a city
in Tatarstan Republic.
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0 A Visit To The Star City

A Visit To The Star City

Let us visit a Star City and look at the
working conditions of Russian astronauts.
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4 Interrogation By Donald Weber

Interrogation By Donald Weber

"Moron". In English, the word ‘interrogation’ has no negative coloring. It has one in Russian though. Donald Weber who had traveled in the post-Soviet countries a lot caught the concept of this word by collecting photo reports about interrogations, and published a book called Interrogation. The author claims that the book is not about Russia or Ukraine. He says it is about primitivism and cruelty inherent in all modern countries
in general, including those claiming themselves to be 100% democratic. Their citizens, according to Weber, are aware of their own powerlessness when faced the law. Their fear fades away only when the trial proceedings are over and they are found not guilty. One of the photographs by Doland Weber became a prize-winner in the photographic competition World Press Photo 2012. (Donald Weber—VII)
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11 Living In Big Joy

Living In Big Joy

Which one of you would not like to live in Big Joy? People you will see in the photographs below realized the dream the humanity cherishes. They
do live in Big Joy. Big Joy is an actual village (which sounds like Bolshaya Radost in Russian), so check out what you might miss.
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