1 Russian Athlete Travelled to top of the Mountain with a Barbell

Russian Athlete Travelled to top of the Mountain with a Barbell

A Russian bodybuilder has travelled to the top of the highest mountain in Europe and Russia - Mount Elbrus. He didn't travel alone. He took his favorite 75 kilo (or around 150 lbs) barbell together with him on his
shoulders. It took him eight days to reach the height of 5,642 meters (18,510 feet)! He got severely burned and was tired but still went forward and on September 6th he reached his goal. A few photos are inside.
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9 Forgotten Town of Gudym

Forgotten Town of Gudym

Gudym is a lost town on Chukotka Russia. Chukotka is a peninsula close to Alaska, just 90 km across the Bering straight from the USA. There are not many points of interest on Chukotka, says Evgenij, the photographer, and many people come to Chukotka to see
the abandoned Soviet town of Gudym. There are already multiple urban legends about the town and its vast underground buildings.  Russian people often get the feeling of loss of greatness of Soviet Times. Let's see what Gudym is all about.
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2 Russia’s Famous Cave Hettei or Hole in the Steppes

Russia’s Famous Cave Hettei or Hole in the Steppes

Russian blogger Alexander has been to Zabajkalje - a vast land lying east of the lake Baikal - the deepest lake in the world - in the unknown woods of Siberia, to visit a famous Hettei
cave. They have been known to contemporary Russians since 1735 and since 1983 they are officially protected by the state as one of nature's wonders. So let's see the place too!
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10 Inside of Russian Space Shuttle Buran

Inside of Russian Space Shuttle Buran

Russian blogger Alexander has visited a Moscow exhibition where they, probably for the first time, allowed people to go inside a Soviet legend - the Russian space shuttle "Buran". For this they took one of the surviving Buran shuttles - only a few were ever produced - and moved it to the Moscow exhibition. At first it was just staying there
as a display of the scientific advancement of the Soviet era, but later they converted it to a museum in itself where it is possible to go inside the shuttle. Inside you can see a real Buran cockpit, and a retractable panoramic roof with a 3D scene of space made with huge computer LCD panels and much more!
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0 Soviet Missile R-12 in a Museum

Soviet Missile R-12 in a Museum

Ukrainian blogger Komariv went to the Soviet Cosmonautics museum and took a few photos of a Soviet R-12 rocket, which was the most mass produced Russian strategic missile. It was first
implemented in 1959 and its range is 2,000 kilometers. It carries a nuclear load of 1 megaton of TNT and in the museum it is being displayed on a launch pod. Let's see some details!
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1 Criminal Police of St Petersburg in the Early Soviet Era and Beyond

Criminal Police of St Petersburg in the Early Soviet Era and Beyond

This photoset explores in detail the work and hard days of the criminal police during the early era of St. Petersburg - the second biggest Russian city. The city, which was a base
for the famous Dostoevski novel, Crime and Punishment, for sure was in need of a good investigative service to protect the citizens. So here is how it all started...
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10 Russian BURAN Space Shuttle Scale Model

Russian BURAN Space Shuttle Scale Model

A Russian man has made a scale model of the one and only Soviet space shuttle Buran. The model
is very detailed and we could not find it online so we decided to publish it here.
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3 The World Strongest Man at Age of Sixty Five

The World Strongest Man at Age of Sixty Five

Michael is sixty four but he is pretty much not your average old man. He is actually an active powerlifter who still participates in powerlifting contests. He easily can lift more than 300 kg in a deadlift. He holds a few
world records and lives in Belarus, considers himself to be the strongest man of his age and his wife just gave a birth to his youngest kid! There are some more photos and words of wisdom from the man inside.
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4 Improtant People of URAL sing Russian Anthem

Improtant People of URAL sing Russian Anthem

Might be the most hilarious touch on Russian anthem since its beginning in Soviet times. The "top elite" of Ural region - politicians, top businessmen and actors have participated in singing of national anthem dedicated to the "Day of Russia" which was yesterday, June 12th. They totally killing it. I wonder why they are not yet prosecuted for disrespect for a national
anthem, there is such a law in action actually). Take a look its fun, especially when you realize that those people are all serious and in their day life they control the minds and lives of millions of Uralians. This could be well understood as a parody or as a direct broadcast from some mental disability asylum but it is not, they are very serious.
Moon - great photo
11 Has Russia ever landed on the moon?

Has Russia ever landed on the moon?

There’s a lot of confusion as to whether Russia landed on the moon or not. A lot of people immediately assume that they've already landed on the
moon because their cosmonauts are almost as popular as the astronauts. Let's make it clear, we will take a look at some history facts...
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