2 Bear Found its Home on Russian Airfield

Bear Found its Home on Russian Airfield

Over one year this bear lives on a Russian airfield. Russian blogger Andrey visited this place and made some photos and told this story. The bear mom was killed by poachers. Little newborn bear appeared on the
airfield. It was laying on the airfield and was trembling from the sound of flying planes. Pilots couldn't pass by this creature and picked him up. So the bear started to live on the airfield:
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0 30 Different and Unusual Lenin Monuments

30 Different and Unusual Lenin Monuments

There are plenty of Lenin monuments in Russia and some of them are pretty unusual in terms the angle of photography can be used or the place where they are located. Let's see thirty most unusual
views of Lenin monuments in Russia, Ukraine, some more ex-Soviet countries and even from Germany and USA in this posting. First one above is a Lenin as a Jedi in Sevastopol, Crimea.
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2 Old and New Buildings: Contrasts in Russia

Old and New Buildings: Contrasts in Russia

Over a period of twenty something years, a lot of new buildings were built in Russia, often contrasting
with existing Soviet and pre-Soviet architecture. Let's see some of those contrasts in those photos.
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5 Little Known Facts about Life of a First Man in Space Yuri Gagarin

Little Known Facts about Life of a First Man in Space Yuri Gagarin

Forty nine years ago on this day Yuri Gagarin died as a result of a plane crash. For each Soviet person he was a cult figure. And you couldn't know much facts about a cult person. Only dry official facts on his life was known to Soviet people. However life of this person had a lot more bright
moments to learn about. This we going to explore here today. So, to begin with Yuri Gagarin was born in a peasant family. His father was a carpenter, his mother was working on a dairy farm. There were three boys and a girl in a family. Yuri was the third youngest kid.
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1 Only in Russia Photos, Part 4

Only in Russia Photos, Part 4

Another part of Only in Russia photos. Some with captions, some without -
funny, cool, interesting etc things that happened in Russia and nearby.
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8 Spy photos of Moscow in 1950s

Spy photos of Moscow in 1950s

Martin Manhoff was serving in USA embassy in Moscow in the beginning of 1950s. He was later deported from USSR under spy accusations. He was
a photographer and was constantly photographing Moscow. We already had first part of his photographs and here is another one:
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1 Early Spring Caused Hundreds of Garages with Cars Being Flooded in Moscow

Early Spring Caused Hundreds of Garages with Cars Being Flooded in Moscow

Due to early spring and some construction fails a whole district of parking garages, often with cars being flooded.
Over 150 garages being flooded. At some places water level exceeds 150 cm (5 feet). See some pics here:
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21 How Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapse: Tremendous Photos

How Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapse: Tremendous Photos

A nice photo story on how Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapsed. All Russia experienced in 1990s you can see on those photos and read those
captions. Rich and poor. New and Old. Yeltsin and Putin. War in Chechnya and poor elders on Moscow streets - all of this in this photo story.
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1 Building Baikal-Amur Mainline in USSR

Building Baikal-Amur Mainline in USSR

BAM or Baikal Amur Mainline is a Soviet (now Russian) railway of over 4,000 km length. It runs north and in parallel to Trans-Siberian Railway in Siberia. The BAM cost estimated was $14 Billion but a lot of volunteers came
there to help participate in "construction site of the century". The special much more durable tracks were used due to the permafrost. Let's see a photo report from Soviet photographers on how it was constructed.
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2 Only in Russia Photos, part 4

Only in Russia Photos, part 4

Another part of photos made in Russia. Funny, stupid,
crazy, awkward - you name it. Just enjoy browsing thru:
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