26 Gopnik, A Recently Appeared Class

Gopnik, A Recently Appeared Class

The term 'gopnik' is slang used in Russia to describe a stereotypical class of young males and since recently females up to 30 years old found in Russia and post-Soviet countries, characterized by aggressive behavior,
specifically towards the weak, predilection to the criminal subculture, abuse of alcohol beverages (specifically beer, vodka and "Jaguar" cocktail) and specific fashion preferences. Take a look at the photos.
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9 Zhanaozen Disturbance Aftermath

Zhanaozen Disturbance Aftermath

Kazakhstan’s president, Nur-sultan Nazar-bayev, has imposed a three-week state of emergency in Zhanaozen, a town
where 11 people were killed and 86 injured in a clash between police and demonstrators. Check out some photos.
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19 A Visit to the Museum of Strategic Missile Forces Academy

A Visit to the Museum of Strategic Missile Forces Academy

The Rocket Academy RVSN named after St. Peter
the Great was started as an artillery.
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Ballistic Missile Launching In Plesetsk

The Strategic Missile Troops or Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Federation or RVSN RF are a military branch of the Russian Military that controls Russia's land-based ICBMs. The Strategic Rocket Forces were created on December 17, 1959 as the main Soviet force used for attacking an enemy's
offensive nuclear weapons, military facilities, and industrial infrastructure, so today they celebtate their 52nd anniversary. Congratulations! Now we want to take you to the RVSN training center in Mirny and watch intercontinental ballistic missile launching in Plesetsk.
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14 Military Medical Exercise In The Saint Petersburg Region

Military Medical Exercise In The Saint Petersburg Region

Today, we're going to Krasnoe Selo, the Saint Petersburg Region, to watch
students of Military Medical Academy named after S. M. Kirov exercise.
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Women Of Ukraine By Vladimir Kozyuk

Check out pre-revolutionary photos of
Ukrainian women posted by Vladimir Kozyuk.
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12 Excursion to the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant

Excursion to the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant

Rostov Nuclear Power Plant is located near Volgodonsk, the Rostov Region. As a rule, they prohibit
visitors from photographing so we are pretty lucky to have these photos of the power plant.
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3 Somewhere In A Byelorussian Wood

Somewhere In A Byelorussian Wood

These are photos of another abandoned
defence facility found in a wood of Belarus.
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4 They Are People Too, Unusual 2012 Calendar

They Are People Too, Unusual 2012 Calendar

Check out this amazing 2012 'They're People Too'
calendar made by Aleksey Lyapunov and Elena Erlikh:
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8 How Much May This Miracle Of Art Cost?

How Much May This Miracle Of Art Cost?

Check out this wonderful 'Alice in Wonderland' inspired chessmen made by Ukrainian masters
which are now working on reproducing part of the 'Through the Looking Glass' world.
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