8 One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

The National library of Belarus relates to one of the largest libraries in the world. The building is twice heavier than the Ostankino Tower and is included into the list of top 50 most
unusual buildings in the world where it occupies the 24th position. At night the library can be seen from the space. Let us see what the library looks like from the inside.
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3 The Fate Of The Astrakhan Sturgeon By Carl Mydans

The Fate Of The Astrakhan Sturgeon By Carl Mydans

The photos were made by Carl Mydans in April 1960 and show
how a sturgeon, the tastiest fish, is caught and cooked.
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11 Printing Books In Tver

Printing Books In Tver

The most modern Russian book office is functioning on the outskirts of Tver. The building embraces several huge and clean rooms divided into such
areas as prepress industry, press, bindery, finishing, finished product storage and office center. 600 people are engaged in the work.
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23 Weird Soviets

Weird Soviets

When the first informal groups appeared in the USSR, the authorities of the country thought them to be just crazy young guys. And when
they ran out of control, it was too late. The members of the unofficial organizations differed too much from other Soviet people.
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11 Living Your Life In The Line

Living Your Life In The Line

A line for water, 1890. You can study history by what people would stand in lines in Moscow for. Most photographs picturing those lines were taken by tourists. In the 30s, it was lines into cafeterias and the Mausoleum; the 80s were marked by
lines for clothes; in the 90s people would wait in lines to McDonalds; and in 1998 it was banks and exchange offices which were in high demand. It's good to know that today people stand in lines to get into a museum or airport.
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29 Annexed To Become One Family. 1939-1940

Annexed To Become One Family. 1939-1940

Residents of Lviv
welcome the Red Army.
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6 The USSR In Black And White Photos

The USSR In Black And White Photos

The non-official photos taken in the USSR were presented
in the museum of modern art in Oxford, England in 1987.
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11 Forgotten Moscow

Forgotten Moscow

Many people think they live in comfortable conditions in Moscow while some homes have
no water supply systems and each winter turns into a struggle for life for them.
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24 Life in Russia How It Was In The 90s

Life in Russia How It Was In The 90s

Let's look back at the time that
ceased to exist and is history now.
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1 I Am A Father

I Am A Father

They speak a lot about women in early spring highlighting their contribution into family relations and bringing up
children forgetting about men and their role in this. Let's ask some men what it means for them to be a father.
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