6 Ten legendary food products from the USSR

Ten legendary food products from the USSR

These are ten legendary Soviet foods every Russian who lived in USSR remembers well and even misses sometimes, despite these days supermarkets offer much more variety than in USSR. Every foreigner who visited USSR probably remembers them too. Starting with "legendary" Soviet ice cream. Modern Russian ice cream producers always try to find that "forgotten" taste and the best trick to
attract attention to their product is to put a "that Soviet taste" on their ice cream packaging to exploit the nostalgic feeling of Russian older people. However they say the secret was pretty easy - just use natural non-dilluted products, no chemicals colorings or preservatives or taste enhancers - just milk, cream sugar and butter, nothing else added.
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2 Russian man builds Golden Hind English Galleon in his backyard

Russian man builds Golden Hind English Galleon in his backyard

Man from Russian village Kupino decided to
build a pirates galleon in his backyard.
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16 Wall on the Ukraine Russia Border

Wall on the Ukraine Russia Border

Ukraine started to build wall on the Russian-Ukrainian border. Before there was no actual border and
people wandered around if they knew their way. Now they call Russian "an agressor" and build a wall.
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1 Only in Russia Photos, Part 4

Only in Russia Photos, Part 4

Another collection of photos you an make only in
Russia (probably), meet part four of those photos
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2 Another World War 2 Stash Unearthen in Russia

Another World War 2 Stash Unearthen in Russia

Group of "archeologists" unearthed another WW2 stash from Russian woods. These are not all from one
place but their joint effort this year. Russian forests are still full of German surprises.
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5 Nine Most Expensive Russian Cars

Nine Most Expensive Russian Cars

Nine most expensive Russian cars you can buy now or were on sale recently starting with the "Marussia"  SUV. The SUV has a 3.5liter engine and 340 horse power. The
design is sort of weird and The price tag was around $120,000 in 2010. But looks like you can't buy them anymore - the company filed for bankrupcy recently.
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5 5 Terrible Accidents in the USSR, Which the Soviet Leadership Tried Their Best to Suppress

5 Terrible Accidents in the USSR, Which the Soviet Leadership Tried Their Best to Suppress

As they say in the Russian proverb: the less you know – the better you sleep. Apparently, the leadership of the Soviet Union acted in accordance with this popular wisdom, so it tried to not disturb the inhabitants of the country with bad
news. ... Those were the five large-scale catastrophes that Soviet citizens learned only many years after. All data about them was carefully hidden, so it is still difficult to establish the exact number of victims.
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1 Russian Man Makes a Lawnmower From a Baby Carriage  and an Angle Grinder

Russian Man Makes a Lawnmower From a Baby Carriage and an Angle Grinder

He had an old baby stroller and an angle grinder tool. Just a few
minutes and a self made lawnmower appears. Also a video inside.
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1 Soviet Vilnius in Pictures

Soviet Vilnius in Pictures

Lithuania was part of USSR since WW2 and became independent in 1991. Since 2004 it's part of European Union and has euro currency circulating since 2015. But
let's look how the country capital city Vilnius was looking during Soviet Era. Starting with this Lithuanian student of Vilnius State University in 1977.
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1 Echoes of History: Five Remains of the Most Horrid Stalins Gulag Camp System

Echoes of History: Five Remains of the Most Horrid Stalins Gulag Camp System

GULAG was a most massive Soviet system of imprisonment. In the period 1930-1956 over 10 million people (some say 30 million) were jailed and sent to GULAG. After the Stalin's death the
GULAG camps started to be closed down gradually. Not much left till this day. Just a few of them haunt us all as an echoes of old past. Some are in ruins some became museums.
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