23 Violence in St. Petersburg

Violence in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is being called on of the centers of the crime in Russia. Despite the beautiful architecture of St. Petersburg it can be a very
dangerous place. Warning! This video contains real time violence made on hidden camera, if you can't stand violence don't look.
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46 Photos from Trip to Russia

Photos from Trip to Russia

Our reader Antti from Finland has submitted some nice photos from St. Petersburg, Russia, which he made during his last trip to this Russian city. Many people in comments can't understand why some
Russian young guys are so agressive against the American readers. Here is a probably one of the reasons - the collection of the ads you can see while you walk around the city:
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14 City Toilet

City Toilet

These are photos of the toilet in one of the Russian cities.
Here is the sign "The corrector of the stream".
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96 Murmansk Military Objects

Murmansk Military Objects

Imagine we are foreign intelligence service agents and we are spying on Russian military bases. Just a few years ago it was impossible, and it was even more impossible (if that's a thing) during the iron curtain era. But now thanks to google we can see all the top secret Russian objects clearly in these shots. Russia
still stays very militarized country. If we were to explore just a small part of it with Google Earth, in the Murmansk region (one of many of Russian regions) which is located next to Norway and Finland, we can see dozens of military objects, mainly Russian Navy ones. Here they are:
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13 Russian Opera by Petr Mamonov

Russian Opera by Petr Mamonov

Do you like opera? Whatch some Russian opera of Petr Mamonov. The name of the play is
"Chocolate Pushkin" and was very popular in Moscow Dramatic Theater "Stanislavsky".
eiffel tower made of matches
58 Eiffel Tower Made of Matches

Eiffel Tower Made of Matches

A guy from Ukraine, Alexandr Pashkevich, has made a model of Eiffel Tower from matches. The height of the structure is 3,3 ft (1 meter) and it consits
of 15 000 different details made from 7464 matches. More than that there is a illumination in the tower, made of numerous LEDs.
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14 Tiger Walking in Russian Village

Tiger Walking in Russian Village

Some think that there are bears walking around Russian cities freely. It's not true. There are no bears, there are... TIGERS! Meet this video made in a Siberian village by a surveillance cam of a Siberiat tiger walking freely across the
village at night. It's not some kind of tiger that ran off from the Zoo, it's a specie of tigers that live in Siberia, so to called "Ussuri" or Amur Tigers. They don't afraid extreme colds of Russian winter.
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21 First Russian CD

First Russian CD

These are photos of first Russian CD. In Russia common people didn't have cd players untill mid 90s, so in later 80s there were no Russian music discs at all. This was the first one produced by Russian music company
"Melodia". You can read the contents on the pictures - it was both on English and Russian language because it was mainly for export - nobody in Russia was in need of cd's. Photos by Gyuri from Hungary.
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19 Russian Reality Show

Russian Reality Show

Recently reality shows became popular in Russia too. Many youngsters watch them daily. This one is the most popular and the longest going. It has started more than 2 years ago
and devoted to a group of young people in search of love. It's even called so "Dom 2: New Love". Here are the bright moments of the show for new love search.
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29 Uncle Sam was friend of Russian Ivan

Uncle Sam was friend of Russian Ivan

It's interesting but just before the communist got to power as a result of October Revolution of 1917, there was a USA friendly propaganda in Russia. For example this poster is from 1917, a few
months before the communist's takeover. It says: "Friends-Democrats - Uncle Sam and Ivan". But just a few month later uncle Sam became a negative hero and stayed so 70 years.

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