2 More Than 20 Years In the Sky

More Than 20 Years In the Sky

The show from an aerobatic team "Russkiye Vityazi" ("Russian Knights") in Rostov-on-Don. The team appeared in 1991 at the Kubinka Air Base and performed on
Sukhoi Su-27s. The same year they were already performing in the United Kingdom. More than twenty years have passed but they still make nice shows.

3 New Water Transport on the Sea of Japan

New Water Transport on the Sea of Japan

New water transport means have appeared in Vladivostok recently. Now they are testing them. The boats were made of composite materials what makes them cost-effective and suitable
for use in adverse weather conditions. Specialists applied new technologies while the construction, the first catamaran was being made for twevle-thirteen months.
35 Soviet City of Belarus

Soviet City of Belarus

Bobruisk is a city in Belarus. The place had been inhabited by people since the fifth-sixth centuries. The city was first mentioned in 1387 as part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. In 1792 it became part of the Russian
Empire and was included into the borders of Belarus in 1795. Today it is actually the largest city in the country. The photos made in the Soviet epoch show what the life in the city at those times was like.
0 Work of the Aerobatic Team From Inside

Work of the Aerobatic Team From Inside

The Russian "Rus" aerobatics team flying by L-39 jet planes which is one of the best in the world and is one of top-ten world aerobatics teams. The scenario of their shows is always the same: the planes come from nowhere, perform
graceful and complex tricks and disappear suddenly leaving lost in admiration spectators alone. But what work precedes the performance and what happens behind the curtain? We'll try to answer the question today.

3 Russians For the Venice Biennale

Russians For the Venice Biennale

A cool idea was realized by the Russians and presented at the Venice Biennale, the thirteenth International Architecture Exhibition. Specially for the event an original dome was built, the walls inside of it are all
covered with periodically glowing QR-codes (quick response codes enciphering some visual information). All visitors are given tablet PCs that help to decipher the codes and see the images hidden this way.

1 Hand Crafted Toy Joys

Hand Crafted Toy Joys

This factory in Bogorodskoye village was quite large, people liked its toys, exported them. But everything has changed. Many employees do not go to work and cut out the toys at
home. Anyway the production is still alive as well as Bogorodsk toys. They are made from linden that is dried for about 4 years! This wood is soft and easy to work with.
1 One of the Deepest Russian Tunnels

One of the Deepest Russian Tunnels

This car tunnel in the city of Ufa could had to be really huge. It was constructed in four lines under a high arch.  Its construction began
in 1992. The works were stopped in 2004 and nobody can say if they get back to work again. Only one worker is now in the tunnel.
2 The Largest Hydro Plant In Russia

The Largest Hydro Plant In Russia

Zeysk hydroelectric power plant is the largest HPP in Russia and the second most powerful HPP in the Far East. Its role in the Far Eastern
energetic system is very significant. The HPP regulates the frequency of an energetic system as well as daily and weekly irregularities of load.
24 Science And Technology In 1959

Science And Technology In 1959

The Soviet era was full of scientific achivements that became foundation for further Russian science and technology for many years ahead. Some of the experiments might seem to be almost shocking
today. The most notable faces from the Soviet world of science and technology of 1959, research institutes, interesting scientific objects and experiments are inside the post.

1 One Rusty Underground Shelter

One Rusty Underground Shelter

Sometimes during an ordinary walk you may come across some concrete protuberance that may turn out to be something interesting... You
come closer and see a sealed door. Geeting more and more excited you go further and find yourself in a place like this...

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