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47 Russia Early 80s

Russia Early 80s

These are some illustrations from the book "The Russians" by Alexandr Kalion, submitted by
Hex. These are Russian people of early 80s, right before the collapse of USSR.
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34 Moscow Weather

Moscow Weather

This is how weather changes these days in Moscow city during just a few hours. The
photo above was made at 11.00am and the next photo is made same day at 15:00.
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9 Lenin Monument, Egypt Style

Lenin Monument, Egypt Style

Lenin's monument in Egypt style by some famous
Soviet-Russia sculptor. It's a pity it wasn't built.
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8 How To Save on Construction Crane

How To Save on Construction Crane

How to save while building on a big construction crane? The rent of such machine is usually expensive, so some Russian people
found a way how to save on its costs. What did they do? They put on the top of the roof a small car-crane. Look:
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44 Pink Ladies Set

Pink Ladies Set

A new sets now available for Russian ladies in stores. Every lady can find all the tools in one
delicious pink handbag for her everyday needs. Inscription on the set: "Tools for Ladies. 11 pcs."
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13 Fire in Moscow Today

Fire in Moscow Today

There is a fire in Moscow today. The funny thing that before the fire there were numerous "test" fire alarms in this
building during the last month, so when the real fire alarm emerged nobody seemed to care in the beginning.
17 SuperAlisa Pop Star

SuperAlisa Pop Star

Let's continue our journey into modern Russian pop music. This is song of Russia singer SuperAlisa. It's name is "EVM" which means "PC" or Electronic Calculating Machine. It's about a
love of a girl and a PC. SuperAlisa is from Tatarstan and Moslem herself, married on the Ahmed. She calls herself "Servant of Allah" and says doesn't need any producer.
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12 Underwear Car

Underwear Car

Underwear cars can
be met in Moscow...
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9 Mono Rails Trains 150 Years Ago

Mono Rails Trains 150 Years Ago

More than 150 years ago, before rails for trains appeared in Russia, people were considering the mono-rail system on the common rail. The first mono-rail routes were built in Russia 7 years before the first common rail routes and were popular among rich people as a mean of
transportation. The difference from the common rail system is that train and the car don't stand on two rails as they go but hang on one rail, thus hanging in the air. On these photos you can see mono rail station, car and route back from 1800s, 150 years ago in Russia.
25 AK-47 Building

AK-47 Building

A skyscraper in the form of AK-47 gun is going to be
built in Izhevsk, motherland of AK-47 Inventor.

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