These images were taken in the remote region of Russia, on the road Yakutsk-Magadan which is also called the Kolyma road (Kolyma used to be the place of Gulag location). The road is said to be built on human
bones, it was made by hands of Gulag prisoners. Time has changed but the road still requires sacrifice. Blogger karpukhins has made a winter trip along the road and showed us how the it looks today.
Baikonur is the first and the largest cosmodrome created in the 1950s as a scientific-research ground for testing ballistic missiles in Kazakhstan. Russia is paying the rent to the country amounting to annual 115 million dollars, 23 million dollars
more is spent to maintain cosmodrome objects in a functional condition. Blogger TJ has collected cool Instagram images from Baikonur - from the priest taking a selfie on top of the rocket to the rocket-shaped garbage can.
On April 12 an emergency situation was announced in the Republic of Khakassia. Dry grass burning resulted in multiple fires in approximately thirty settlements of the republic. Extinguishing was hindered by strong wind and continuous temperature differential. More than 600 people were
injured in the fires, fifteen died. The residential sector has been seriously damaged. The population lost about 1300 houses, 4000 head of cattle. The fire was being extinguished by 1300 people, 230 vehicles including aircraft. Five criminal cases have been opened.
Pavlischev Bor is a village located fifty kilometers from Kaluga, Russia. It's the home for an interesting mansion built in the end of the eighteenth century. Bloggerser-rubtsov has visited the place and taken these pictures. The ensemble had existed until 1917
when the main structure was damaged by the fire. It was replaced by a brick house that gave the mansion a new look. The complex belonged to an engineer Vasiliy Yaroshenko who designed it himself being inspired by an Italian house of his brother.
We have already published the post about the new interesting exhibition devoted to the war in Ukraine, but this one is more detailed so deserved to be shown as well. Blogger zyalt has also visited the exhibition of material evidence and took his own pictures. They have really
brought many things from hot zones in Ukraine even including the real full-size stele that used to stand at the entrance to Debaltsevo city. A curious fact: according to blogger Ilya Varlamov (zyalt) today it's the only exhibition in Moscow guarded by police.