0 Launch of Soyuz TMA-17M Space Rocket July 23rd

Launch of Soyuz TMA-17M Space Rocket July 23rd

A few photos from the most recent space rocket Soyuz launch a few days ago - on July 23rd, 2015. The crew includes one Russian, one American and one Japanese
space explorers. The Russian cosmonaut goes to space for the third time, he has spent over 391 days in space already! Photos by NASA/Aubrey Gemignani.
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12 Three Russian Guys Travel Across Country in an Old Soviet Car

Three Russian Guys Travel Across Country in an Old Soviet Car

Three Russian guys decided to go on an unusual adventure - travel across Russia in an old Soviet car. Basically, this car was always treated as a parody of a normal car and was always ridiculed in funny stories, etc. It only has forty
horsepower and the car's basic appearance stayed the same from the 1960's until the 1990's when they stopped producing them in Ukraine. However it didn't stop them from taking one of the cars for a journey. So here are some pics.
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10 Gerard Depardieu pays a visit to Belarus President

Gerard Depardieu pays a visit to Belarus President

The famous French actor has paid a visit to the president of Belarus, but instead of going all official the president of all Belarussians has
taken the actor into the fields to do some farming. Take a look inside: The president has a scythe and is demonstrating how to use it.
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7 Hidden Russian Road Cams

Hidden Russian Road Cams

Russian road police used to use their patrol cars to catch drivers speeding on the highways. However as their equipment advanced in sophistication and ability, their masquerading skills became more advanced, too. Now they place the autonomous cameras capable of taking a photo of a speeding car in totally random places across the highway's shoulders, then they park a few miles down the road and get the
signals and photos from the cameras onto their laptop so they just stop the approaching cars that have been speeding and fine them. Each time they place the camera in random spot so that it can't be tracked or its position predicted. Here are a few examples. The first one shows how the roadside merchant helps the police to hide their cam amongst their stack of fruit and veggies.
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59 Meanwhile in Moscow..

Meanwhile in Moscow..

  Meanwhile in Moscow, people living in multi storey apartment complexes in the suburbs complain that this is what they
see from their windows. They are people praying. "15 years more and we get an Islamic state here", says Valera.
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18 Youtubers Pretend they are Gay Walk Thru Moscow

Youtubers Pretend they are Gay Walk Thru Moscow

Two Russian male youtubers decided to go thru Moscow streets while
holding hands, pretending being gay. Look what was the reaction around.
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30 One Day in the LIfe of a Doctor in a Russian Village

One Day in the LIfe of a Doctor in a Russian Village

In Russia doctors hardly earn millions. $10,000 a year is a dream for many. Normally they earn maybe half of this
per year. This doctor in a village probably gets even less. Here is her life and her environment reviewed.
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3 Firefighting Plane

Firefighting Plane

This is why you need an airplane that can carry 12 tons of water in its tanks: a firefighter pilot saw this burning house  when he was heading to the nearby forest fires, turned his
plane back and dropped all this water upon it with ground based firefighters filming him. They acknowledged that the fires were completely extinguished by this act.

7 Russian City Flooded with Oil

Russian City Flooded with Oil

In the Russian city Neft'yugansk (which is translated as something like "Southern Oil") during recent flooding a horrible thing happened. The water has damaged the oil storage and oil
pipelines - as a results thousands of tons of oil was mixed with the flooding waters and quickly spread, contaminating all local surroundings with black oil. See more photos inside:
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5 Russian Summer is a Snowy Summer

Russian Summer is a Snowy Summer

Some say "Summer is not bad in Russia, not too much snow". Well, this summer this joke became very real with a massive snowing in some Siberian cities yesterday. Just check these photos - it used to be the hottest time - the
month of July - but people of this city awoke to white snow covering their streets. Some were shocked, some started snapping photos and writing "5.7.2015" on the snow to commemorate this event in social networks.
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