2 I Saw Some Incredible Stuff: Stories of Western Celebrities in USSR [photos]

I Saw Some Incredible Stuff: Stories of Western Celebrities in USSR [photos]

Sometimes American and Western Europe celebrities had a chance to visit USSR and even the Iron Curtain wasn't a problem. The most usual way to get into the Soviet Country was to go on tour. To get inside with a musical program you had to pass a sort of exam first - your musical creations would be thoroughly
examined by a council of a few Soviet top officials and then they will decide if your creative side is a danger for the Soviet spirit or not. If they find it acceptable you can be admitted inside. And here are the stories of some of the celebrities who were lucky enough to get in.
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4 Russian Super Riot Bus Turned Out to be an Aprils Fool Joke [photos]

Russian Super Riot Bus Turned Out to be an Aprils Fool Joke [photos]

In the beginning of the month Russian websites featured this uber cool riot police bus as a latest anti riot vehicle that is already out on the streets in Moscow. They even had an interview with the engineer who worked in
the project. However turns out it was an April's Fool Joke. Or they backed up and want us all to think it's a joke. Still if you haven't seen the photos of this monster bus you can check them out here.
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0 Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

American photographer visited Moscow in 1950s-1960s and here is his collection of color photos of the
various street trade he encountered in the city. Food, and not only for sale check it out.
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3 Photos from the Zimnaya Wishnya mall in Kemerovo Russia Where Tens of People Died [photos]

Photos from the Zimnaya Wishnya mall in Kemerovo Russia Where Tens of People Died [photos]

A man who lost his family to the fire, published those photos from different levels of the mall after the fire. Just a reminder tens of people were trapped inside and burned alive
because the emergency exits were locked, fire alarm was turned off (because it was annoying guards) and firefighters got late to the fire. Here are those dark photos.
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2 English Russia Daily Report #4 [weird ads with girls, church for sale and more]

English Russia Daily Report #4 [weird ads with girls, church for sale and more]

We are continuing our daily report of the funny and interesting stuff
happening in Russia today. Take a look on this Easter evening.
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0 English Russia Daily Report #3 [Stalin, girls, cats, pics and many more!]

English Russia Daily Report #3 [Stalin, girls, cats, pics and many more!]

Ok, welcome to our third part of the daily fun stuff review from
Russia. As a reminder those things first are being posted to
English Russia twitter account and then late at night being compiled into one big posting on the website for those of you who don't have a Twitter or just want to read them all at once. Photos, videos, news, fun facts we have it all today. So let's start. Read more...
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0 English Russia Daily Report #2 [photos, videos, girls and crocs]

English Russia Daily Report #2 [photos, videos, girls and crocs]

  We are continuing our new thing - an "English Russia Daily Report", now part two. I will remind this stuff is being posted in our twitter during a daytime and then here
is a final day summary posted as a report here on the site. And you might wonder who is the girl on the first pic and why is she with an old granny? Read on..
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2 WW2 Photos Come to Life with Colorization [photos]

WW2 Photos Come to Life with Colorization [photos]

Olga is fond of turning old black and white photos into colorized ones. She is especially fond of World War 2 thematics. Her main job is an interpreter but at her free time she does this as a hobby. However she pays a
lot of attention to detail to find the colors that would match the real life natural colors. And here is some of her works, storing with a "Night Witches" squad - female-only Soviet air force squadron.
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10 Weird Today’s Russian Presidential Elections Photos 2018 [photos]

Weird Today’s Russian Presidential Elections Photos 2018 [photos]

Today there was an election day in Russia. Sort of a president have to be elected today. However many call it elections with no real alternative to Vladimir. Because of this authorities sort of were afraid
not much of people would arrive to the elections. For this they organized different crazy attractions for people to attend election stations. Here is a selection of most weird occassions.
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9 Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Already two years history enthusiasts try to rescue pieces of evidence and remains from the WW2 plane crash. It crashed into
swamps which makes it much harder to access it. This year they got advanced and found a pilot body, one of the two.
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