1 Photos of Younger Boris Yeltsin

Photos of Younger Boris Yeltsin

Some photos of the first Russian president has surfaced recently from some private archives of him bit younger than we used him all to know. As young as a schoolboy and then making his way upwards - first a communist authority of the Yekaterinburg (or
Sverdlovsk at time) region and later on a federal level. For example the first photo here is Boris Yeltsin with some of his student mate both eating buckwheat porridge or Kasha. If you like to see more of those - welcome inside of this posting:
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0 Pet Penguin in Krasnoyarsk Park

Pet Penguin in Krasnoyarsk Park

A few month ago a real penguin hatched in one of the parks in Krasnoyarsk city. He has his own open top cage and attracts lots of visitors from the city who come to see a real penguin in the city park. They
feed him with real fish and wait while the two black spots on his chest grow bigger - they say this indicates that he is ready to swim in the pool. Inside we have more photos and a video:
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10 The Oldest Russian Surgeon: 87 and Still Operating

The Oldest Russian Surgeon: 87 and Still Operating

The Russian newspaper, Kommersant, has published an interesting set of photos by Ilya Pitalev about the oldest Russian surgeon. The woman, Alla, is
already 87 years old but still works as a surgeon in the hospital. Want to read more about this granny the surgeon and her story - read on:
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1 Street Sweeping in Style from Kiev

Street Sweeping in Style from Kiev

  A street sweeping janitor from one of the neighborhoods of Kiev, Ukraine has been spotted with a pair of white cats sitting on his head and shoulders while he is performing his daily routines. According to
the locals this man is sweeping this streets here almost each day and often he comes out to work like this - with cats sitting quietly with, or should we say on him. A couple more photos inside:
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7 Previous Russian Tsar: Large Photo Collection

Previous Russian Tsar: Large Photo Collection

A huge photo collection of previous Russian Tsar Nicholas II. He is doing on this photos all sorts of things, like on the first photo giving a smoke (?) to his
daughter? And inside many many other of sometimes normal sometimes even weird photos, like making funny faces with his friends. See it all inside:
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4 Soviet ZAZ Super Car

Soviet ZAZ Super Car

Soviet car Zaporozhets or "ZAZ" - short for Zaparozhye Auto Zavod (zavod=plant) was a cult Soviet car. Cult in terms that it was hated by everyone because it was small, noisy, but same time strange looking and two door coupe. It was considered car of old people because they were given those cars for free, also people were getting them because they were the cheapest available on the market. They were air cooled, so sometimes they couldn't climb up to a steep hill. Some
kids were so embarrassed that their parents got the ZAZ so they were hiding on the backseat when on the trip around the city, lying down on the backseat sofa so that their classmates didn't see them. But not anymore! This guy from Ukraine, from the place near where those cars were originally assembled has built his version of Zaporozhets on base of the old car and it's a real head turner! See inside the process and the final result:
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1 On the Set of a Soviet Movie 1966

On the Set of a Soviet Movie 1966

In 1966 Life magazine for some reason was invited on a set of Soviet hit movie Aibolit-66 about cult animal doctor that was a hero of Russian books cartoons and TV series. If you want to take a look then see it inside of this post. It was filmed on a
warm Russian coast of probably the Black and Caspian seas - which should have been mimicked Africa, as the Doctor, the antagonist went to Africa to save animals and fight evil guy Barmalei which was played by the director himself.
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8 Russian Wooden Palace: Eighth Wonder of the World

Russian Wooden Palace: Eighth Wonder of the World

Some call this Russian wooden palace "An Eighth Wonder of the World". At least they say the foreigners in 16-17th centuries arriving to the place were calling it like this. We won't go that far regarding its modern incarnation, however the place is really different from
everything you are used to see and is said to being an exact copy rebuilt of the wooden palace of Russian Queen Ekaterina the Great.  They say that the original building was made without any single nail used. Let's see it in more detail and unclose:
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0 Another Frozen Flood Accident: Freezing Town of Dudinka

Another Frozen Flood Accident: Freezing Town of Dudinka

You see this car? It's almost a meter deep frozen into the ice. Why is that? Yet another horrible accident midst winter cold when the pipes got
ruptured and nobody seemed to care for time enough for tens of cars were flooded and frozen. See more photos of this aftermath inside:
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9 Meet Russian Android Robot Avatar

Meet Russian Android Robot Avatar

Today Russian self moving, self shooting android human like robot called "Avatar" was presented for
the President and top military. See more photos and video of the innovation in action inside:
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