Galyonki village in the Russian Far East is the location of a unique object - a self-contained command-and-measurement complex of the Russian aerospace defence forces provided with a system "Kvant-D" - its antenna P-2500 is one of the largest in Russia, and system
"Kvant-P" equipped with antenna P-30S. The system cooperates with the ISS. It was Galyonok that sent the signal for flooding the international space station "Mir". And in 1961 this very center was providing the flight of the first man to space.
During the Bright Week everyone may go up to the belfry of St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow to listen to the melodies of the best Russian ringers, enjoy the panoramas opening from the height. Bell ringing is an old Easter tradition
just like a sacred procession, eggs painting, making Easter cakes and Easter greeting. Those who have mastered the art of bell ringing are allowed to try their skills on such a day at belfries of the country.
Do you know where amber is taken from? Do you know that people have been extracting amber for fifty million years? It all began in the paleogene period with the extreme rise of temperature. Heat and high humidity turned the planet into a botanical garden full of amazing plants emitting resin through bark. Oxidizing bark
got hardened and became the part of the "amber forest". Today the "fruits" of "amber forests" are gathered in eleven places of the world. The biggest source of sunstone is located in Russia, in the Kaliningrad region. According to experts 90% of all global amber reserve is concentrated here.