3 Wedding Photos of Mari People of Russian Empire

Wedding Photos of Mari People of Russian Empire

At that time among these people it was normal for boys to get married at the age of fifteen and girls to get married as young as thirteen. If parents couldn't get them married at this age,
they were sort of worried they are doing something wrong with their lives. In the first photo you can see a soon to be married couple while visiting the parents of the bride.
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6 Proto Bread Loaf Vans of USSR

Proto Bread Loaf Vans of USSR

  The Bukhanka or UAZ-452 is a family of off-road vans that have been produced at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant (UAZ) since 1965. They are
still being produced and sold today. In fact, this is one of the most widely used ambulance vans in the countryside today in Russia
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7 It’s Raining Bugs in Yakutia (the video is really creepy)

It’s Raining Bugs in Yakutia (the video is really creepy)

Two days ago, the Yakutian nature conservation center received a call that "unknown
bugs have been found in their thousands in one part of the Yakutia region ".
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1 Russian and Chinese Jets Flying at ARMY-2018 Expo Forum

Russian and Chinese Jets Flying at ARMY-2018 Expo Forum

Russian photographer, Marina Listseva, went last Sunday to see jets flying at the
Russian ARMY-2018 expo forum. These are the photos she managed to take there:
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5 Water of Gulf of Finland Near Petersburg is Now Emerald

Water of Gulf of Finland Near Petersburg is Now Emerald

The waters of the Gulf of Finland turned green near St.Petersburg, Russia. They say it is because of the algae and the abnormally high temperature of
the air and water this year. Like, if your pool gets warm and no chlorine is added, it becomes infested with green algae like this, too.
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8 How Russian Oil Field on Artificial Islands Looks Like from Above

How Russian Oil Field on Artificial Islands Looks Like from Above

Those little islands are called "bushes". There are oil pumps placed on them. This is a Samotlor oil field near Nizhnevartovsk. The oil deposits
are on the bottom of the lake and swamp so there are many artificial islands made on which they drill the well and put an oil pump.
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3 Color Photos of 1907-1911 Altai Mountains of Russia

Color Photos of 1907-1911 Altai Mountains of Russia

The man, the photographer - Sergei Borisov, was born into a "slave" family. Until 1861, slavery was legal in Russia in the form of serfdom. He was forced to work since an early age, until later he was freed and moved away to Barnaul where he found his
passion in photography and opened his own photo studio. As time passed by, it became the biggest and most popular studio in town, so he had enough money to go on a trip to the Altai mountains and he brought back over 1500 photos from there.
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6 26,000 Different Weapons on Display at Army 2018 Russian Armaments Expo

26,000 Different Weapons on Display at Army 2018 Russian Armaments Expo

These days, near Moscow, there is an "ARMY-2018" expo show going on. It is the fourth time in a row that it has
been held here. Marina, the photographer, went there and took some unique photos from the closed show.
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12 The Longest House in the World is from Ukraine: Over 3700 Meter Long

The Longest House in the World is from Ukraine: Over 3700 Meter Long

This is the longest house in ex-USSR, Europe and in the World too - at least that's what they
say in the records book. This is a residential complex in the Ukrainian city of Lutsk.
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1 How Russian Atomic Icebreaker Works

How Russian Atomic Icebreaker Works

Basically, an atomic icebreaker is a steamship. The atomic reactor heats up the water, then steam is created and rotates turbines
which activate electric generators which produce electricity for electric engines which rotate three huge propellers.
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