23 The hell of Russian hospitals

The hell of Russian hospitals

Despite the fact that the Government constantly reports about allocations of considerable amounts for the reforms in health care, the situation with our hospitals remains the same. In the regions, most hospitals are in a terrible condition,
the conditions of patients care may be called critical, and the quality of the provided services is far from perfect. Next, we propose to have a look at the photos that show more clearly what is happening in our hospitals.
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1 Ultimate vacation: the Soviet Instagram

Ultimate vacation: the Soviet Instagram

The "Instagram Generation" may not be aware that the format of square photos was not born with the advent of social networks. Cameras taking 6x6 and
6x7 pictures, such as "Lubitel", "Kiev 88", "Salut", "Moskva", were very popular in the Soviet times, and owners took them for holidays.
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2 How a Tu-104 was moved across Moscow

How a Tu-104 was moved across Moscow

Let me re-post an interesting article about how a Tu-104 was moved across Moscow from the Chkalovsky
airfield. It was interesting for me, since the same people moved another Tu-104 last year in Tomsk.
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0 Abandoned station of deionized water production

Abandoned station of deionized water production

BEAUTY IS IN EVERYTHING BUT NOT EVERYONE CAN SEE IT. Blogger Armahema went
to another place and brought his photos back for our viewing pleasure.
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0 Postcards of Leningrad of the 80s

Postcards of Leningrad of the 80s

Views of Leningrad in the 1980s on the Soviet photo greeting cards. Luckily, all of them have
captions in English on their backward side. Also can be clicked to see it full size.
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1 Winter Russia. Karelia

Winter Russia. Karelia

The advantage of tourists over local residents is that one sees everything in a new way, watching open-mouthed, another one indifferently passes by, they had seen
it a hundred times. Here is a village in Karelia, the Russian Finnish region, typical for the whole phenomena of the country, but still different.
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0 Omsk Plant of Civil Aviation

Omsk Plant of Civil Aviation

*The second Life of helicopters: Blog Tour at Omsk Plant of Civil Aviation* 1. On February 5, 1945, based on production of aircraft repair base no. 406 capacity in Aktyubinsk town (Kazakhstan) there was
created "Omsk aircraft repair workshops no. 41 West Siberian management of civil aviation". From 1945 to 1956 years in the workshops there was overhauled 1235 aircrafts Po-2  and 2008 engines M-11.
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2 Best Russian Videos Daily Part 4

Best Russian Videos Daily Part 4

Russian best videos daily compilation part 4,
collected by us yesterday for you to see today!

0 Therapeutic Mud of the Caucasian Dead Sea

Therapeutic Mud of the Caucasian Dead Sea

This is a unique source of health — Lake Tambukan. During the WWII, wounded soldiers liberated Pyatigorsk from the Nazis, applied  on a bandage a layer of mud from this lake. Today, manufacturers of cosmetics are looking at the lake at their point of view: in Tambukan mud, they say, one can find youth and forget about the shortcomings of the skin. Healing — if not invaluable — mud they compare to the famous Dead Sea mud.
When a couple of years ago, the lake overflowed its banks and washed away the track "Caucasus" - the main road on the Russian south, no alarm sounded about a strip of asphalt, even federal one. Environmentalists were worried about the unique properties of the pond and mud at the bottom. As a result, the unusual lake saved itself: the best defense against poison of asphalt became supersalt water.
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21 Residents of Samara City Undressed for a Full Tank of Gas

Residents of Samara City Undressed for a Full Tank of Gas

Yesterday, an unusual event took place at a gas station in Samara for everyone who wanted to fill a full tank of the car. The terms were as simple as possible and exactly the same for everyone! Both girls and guys could refuel, the conditions were equal for all! * Enter the forecourt of the
filling station in a bikini and in shoes with heels * Without the aid of helpers, boyfriends/husbands/wives, etc. (i.e. independently), insert the refueling nozzle into the tank; * Go to the cashier and state the bowser number, the brand of fuel and add a smile - TO FULL !!!
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