21 How Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapse: Tremendous Photos

How Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapse: Tremendous Photos

A nice photo story on how Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapsed. All Russia experienced in 1990s you can see on those photos and read those
captions. Rich and poor. New and Old. Yeltsin and Putin. War in Chechnya and poor elders on Moscow streets - all of this in this photo story.
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0 24 year old Russian girl serves as a mayor of 1700 people town

24 year old Russian girl serves as a mayor of 1700 people town

This is Ksenia. She is only 24 years old but already got elected as a mayor in her local small town. After one year being in office she already solved many local problems:
repaired a hospital, found doctors who are willing to serve far from big cities, built a few children playgrounds, eliminated illegal dump sites and more.
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3 How Chukchi people live in winter

How Chukchi people live in winter

Chukchi people were having traditional way of live for centuries. They are Northern deer herders leaving on endless plains of Russian North. However in the latest years they started using modern inventions in their daily life. Russian blogger
Basov went to a traditional shelter of Chukchis and spent some time with them. They don't stay on one place, they move from place to place as their deer herds move. So they live in temporary huts. Here is the story about them:
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2 Seal Got into a Port to Steal Some Fish, Sailors Feed Him

Seal Got into a Port to Steal Some Fish, Sailors Feed Him

A seal tried to sneak into port of Kamchatka to steal some fish. Sailors noticed him and instead
turning away they fed him with some fish they had. Couple more photos and a video is inside:
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1 First in Russia Black Legislator Wins 69% of the Votes

First in Russia Black Legislator Wins 69% of the Votes

Jean Greguar Jagbo is first ever in Russia black man who was elected to become a representative and a
legislator. He was into local politics in Tver region and recently campaigned and became elected.
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5 The Soviet Bistro Fast Food Project that Never Became a Reality

The Soviet Bistro Fast Food Project that Never Became a Reality

In late 1980s when first American fast food started arriving to USSR. This could be an alternative for an American fast food joints. It's called
"Bistro" from a Russian word "fast". It's interior is in typical Soviet style and let's see how it looked inside and what could be on the menu:
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4 Very Powerful Super Athlete Girl Who Could Do Crazy Tricks Now Retired and Gave Up

Very Powerful Super Athlete Girl Who Could Do Crazy Tricks Now Retired and Gave Up

When this girl was fourteen she was already lifting ten men. She was born in the family of a circus athlete in Ukraine. Neighbours tried to accuse her father in
child abuse - he was forcing her to lift the barbell and more. The anonymous witnesses reported to police, court hearings were lasting over 12 years.
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2 Salvador Dali in USSR KGB Leaked Photos

Salvador Dali in USSR KGB Leaked Photos

KGB leaked some new files. They reveal famous Spanish maestro artist Salvador Dali while on his secret visit to USSR. It was no
secret the artist had a Russian lover and wife Gala (Elena). She was who took Dali on the trip. Let's see those leaked files.
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3 Russian Man turned a Bus into a Cafe in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Russian Man turned a Bus into a Cafe in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Russian businessman has turned an old bus, actually an electric trolley bus into a street cafe. It's front looks like any other street food joint would look like, however you can see a
bus connected to the back wall of the venue. You can walk inside, have a seat and enjoy a meal. More photos inside thanks to Yaroslav who went there and took those photos:
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1 Story of a Russian Man Who Travels a World and Makes Selfies with Cats

Story of a Russian Man Who Travels a World and Makes Selfies with Cats

This Russian man became popular for his strange hobby of taking selfies with different cats he meets all over the world. He puts it as this: "When I got my first camera smartphone in 2014 and I didn't find to do anything
better with it than making selfies with cats that I meet in large quantities in my life. The most challenging part here is to make a cat look into the camera". Here are some photos from his collection:
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