2 Soviet Cuisine

Soviet Cuisine

Pickled stuffed peppers 1 kg sweet bell peppers 10 cloves of garlic 450 g parsley 300 g mint 450 g hot chili peppers 2 tbsp salt 1.2 l vinegar Wash peppers, cut off the stalk and clean the pepper from the seeds. Cook 1-2 min in a little salty water, drain the
water. Fill peppers with minced meat, adding a mixture of  the finely chopped garlic, fresh herbs and chilli hot peppers. Stack stuffed peppers in layers into a jar, each layer sprinkle with salt and vinegar. Close the jar and put it in a cool room.

2 Moscow of early 90’s in the photos of Dmitry Borko

Moscow of early 90’s in the photos of Dmitry Borko

Pedestrian subways in major cities have always been a kind of hallmark of the city, a sign of the times.
The famous pedestrian subway under the Pushkin Square in the 90s "Tube" under "Pushka"

4 Ways How to Protect Yourself from a Polar Bear

Ways How to Protect Yourself from a Polar Bear

Russian bloger Sergey went to this island, and here is his story: During 4 days on Wrangel Island, we have seen 169 polar bears. Sometimes they came very close to us, but no one was hurt. At the same time, neither we, nor our guides had any weapons, except a pepper spray and rockets that no one even used. We followed the rules designed by the most authoritative and experienced
Russian scientist studying polar bears - Nikita Ovsyanikov. Nikita has lived on Wrangel Island for several decades and has met lots of bears. He never carries weapons but has used a pepper spray 3 times. I don't know whether you'll meet a polar bear one on one someday, but these simple rules can save your life when you meet any large predator.

0 Crimean beaches in 20 – 50 years of the XX century

Crimean beaches in 20 – 50 years of the XX century

Here we present a set of old photographs of girls and women, who long ago visited the coast of the Crimea. The photos were taken during the first half, and the beginning of the second half of the last century, and the bather's
swimsuits are representative of this particular era. Further, in the author's words: Some of the most famous Crimean bathers: Empress Alexandra and her maid of honor, Anna Vyrubova, in the water. (Livadia, 1913)

2 Army 2016 Dynamic show in Alabino

Army 2016 Dynamic show in Alabino

Today the International Military-Technical Forum "Army 2016" opened. Now I want to offer you to look at
the open part of the dynamic show of military technique, which is shown to the mass media.

1 Journey to Wrangel Island

Journey to Wrangel Island

Russian bloger Sergey went to this island and here is his story below: People often ask me: "Are there places where you haven't been, but really want to get there?" of course, such places exist, and one of them is Wrangel Island in the Chukchi Sea. The remoteness and the lack of any logistics make it almost
impossible to visit. The most convenient and comfortable way is to sit on the expedition ship Professor Khromov that commits several expeditions to the island each year. This is exactly what I did for the implementation of my dream and today I'll tell you the story about this amazing journey.

2 Fishing in the North

Fishing in the North

Russian bloger Sergey went there and here is his story below: North fishing differs from the familiar one to us in the middle lane. Here people don't use floats or spinners. Fishermen go waist-deep into the icy water and push a network away from the shore with long wooden sticks, and then watch a seal do not catch a dog-salmon. First, a bit
of wildlife that surrounds the fishermen. These are primarily Horned puffins - birds which I had taken for Atlantic puffins, but they live in the Atlantic, and Horned puffins and Tufted puffins live in Chukotka and they look very similar. Later, I've  learned to distinguish them, and you will also be able to do it:

0 Gudym, Chukotka. Nuclear portal of the Kuzkina mother

Gudym, Chukotka. Nuclear portal of the Kuzkina mother

Even those who worked there did not even know what was inside this top-secret facility. The legacy of the times of "cold war", the storage of nuclear warheads, located in the immediate vicinity from the borders of a potential enemy. Kilometer tunnel carved into the
rocks of Chukotka still have many secrets. Russian blogger Zhzhitel went there and here is his story: I've heard a few names of this place: Magadan-11, Anadyr-1, Object C, Gudym. The locals call it a portal or hole. Let's look inside it.
2 Underwater Leaders. What Is Lenin, Stalin and Dzerzhinsky Doing at the Bottom of the Black Sea?

Underwater Leaders. What Is Lenin, Stalin and Dzerzhinsky Doing at the Bottom of the Black Sea?

At Cape Tarhankut in Crimea, a hundred meters from the shore, there is an unusual museum - an underwater analogue of Moscow "Muzeon". In 1992, a diver Vladimir Borumensky found at a depth of 12-15 meters the first sculptures of the Soviet leaders, that had already been dismantled in the Crimean cities and towns. Then busts of Lenin, Marx and Voroshilov settled here. Borumensky planed his venture in a big way and wanted to bring Mao, Mussolini, and Napoleon to the Soviet
pantheon. The Emperor has not appeared on the original Walk of Fame, but divers from all over Ukraine started to complement the collection of Soviet leaders. Today in the underwater Museum there are several dozens of exhibits, from Stalin and Dzerzhinsky to Gorky and Gagarin. There is a department of writers, there is Lenin leading the boy by the hand, and the other rare sculptures that do not fit in the traditional Soviet canon.

2 Eric Sabo and His Famous Car Projects

Eric Sabo and His Famous Car Projects

A Russian artist Eric Sabo deserves the title "classic of Soviet design" for the creation of the minibus "Youth". Actually, Mr.Sabo is the author of dozens of projects, many of which were translated into serial production. In 1957,
Eric Sabo, a graduate of the Moscow School of Industrial Art (the famous "Stroganov"), was sent to the Likhachev plant. To check the "professional suitability", the fellow had to update the appearance of the ZIS-110.

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