10 Harsh Realities of 1917 Revolution in  Paintings of a Petrograd Police Officer

Harsh Realities of 1917 Revolution in Paintings of a Petrograd Police Officer

Today is the 100 year anniversary of the Great October Revolution (as it was called in the USSR) or the 1917 October Revolution. Here are some first-hand
witnessed depictions of events of that time by the painter Ivan Vladimirov, who used to work in the Tsar Police department in Petrograd at that time.
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1 Soviet Crimea as Seen in 1967 By Georg Oddner

Soviet Crimea as Seen in 1967 By Georg Oddner

Georg was a foreigner who travelled through half of the USSR in the 1960s. Here is he visiting Yalta, Crimea and taking pics of Soviet
people and the stuff around him. People spending their time without gadgets enjoying sea, summer and each other's company.
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2 What Happens When Carpets Leave Apartments

What Happens When Carpets Leave Apartments

Russian people love carpets. Especially in Soviet Union there was an obsession with carpets, practically every apartment had one, not always on the
floor, often hanging on the wall as decoration as well. But not always they keep carpets inside. Here are examples of use of carpets outside.
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7 Russian Women Students of Airborne Forces School

Russian Women Students of Airborne Forces School

A few photos of female part of Russian army students. This particular ladies come from Ryazan city Airborne Forces Institute. They say that army
service is increasing in popularity amongst girls and sometimes even the ones with model look prefer army to show biz. Here are some shots.
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2 Russian Billionaires and Their Young Women

Russian Billionaires and Their Young Women

What was considered a bad social practice now is fine and even in sort of trend: Russian older men getting married or befriending young women. Plenty of pairs
around where wives look more like daughters. Rich men are especially noted for such behavior. Here is a list of some most notable couples.
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3 Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

These are the series of events that happened in Russia and some other ex-Soviet countries in 1992, twenty five
years ago. Starting with a Boris Yeltsin giving speech for both houses of US parliament, June 17, 1992.
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4 Foreign Tourist Visits USSR

Foreign Tourist Visits USSR

Photos made by a foreign tourist Zackary Hoffman on his visits to USSR in
1964-1972. Photos being made in different cities of the Soviet country.
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9 Life of the Researchers at Russian Polar Island

Life of the Researchers at Russian Polar Island

Heis island is located in Franz-Joseph archipelago in Northern Ocean. Far from civilization those
people living there made their own little world where they routinely spend their days.
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5 Unusual Passengers of Russian Subways 3

Unusual Passengers of Russian Subways 3

Another collection of photos made in Moscow and other subways
spotting people that look something stranely than normal.
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5 Only in Russia photos, part 17

Only in Russia photos, part 17

New "Only in Russia" photo series, this time
number seventeen. Enjoying viewing those.
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