4 Inside The Factory Producing Nuclear Fuel

Inside The Factory Producing Nuclear Fuel

What is hidden inside the factory producing nuclear fuel within the city bounradies? Last year, Chemical Concentrates Factory of Novosibirsk produced and sold 70% of the world consumption of lithium-7 isotope (1,300 kg) beating its own record. However, the factory specializes in nuclear fuel production which makes Novosibirsk citizens shiver while thinking about it. People say about an underground city belonging to the factory and some radioactive wind. So,
let's visit this mysterious place and find out which of that is true. Chemical Concentrates Factory of Novosibirsk is one of the world leading producers of nuclear fuel for nuclear power plants and reactors of Russia and other countries. It is the only factory producing lithium metal and its salts in Russia. Its earnings for 9 months are estimated at 86 million dollars; 10 million 607 thousand dollars for export.
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3 Reinforcement Rods Production

Reinforcement Rods Production

Now we want to take you to Yartsevo Foundry which produces
reinforcement rods to see how they harden steel there.
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6 Leningrad Of 1965 In Photos By German Tourist

Leningrad Of 1965 In Photos By German Tourist

These are photos of Leningrad taken by German photo
journalist Hans Rudolf Uthoff who visited the city in 1965.
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6 Kazan Metro And Its Stations

Kazan Metro And Its Stations

They opened a metro in Kazan in 2005 to celebrate the city's thousandth birthday. It became the 7th metro in Russia and the first metro to be built after the fall of the Soviet Union. Currently, the Kazan
Metro includes seven metro stations and one line of 11 km long. Trains arrive at the stations each 6 to 10 minutes. It is open from 6 a.m. till 11 p.m. Over 100,000 people use the metro daily.
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2 Where Russian Aviation Is Buried

Where Russian Aviation Is Buried

The first Russian airport opened in October, 1910. It was situated on Khodynka Field and was called Khodynsky. It takes its name from the small Khodynka River which used to cross the neighborhood. Major constructions on the field included the 19th century military barracks and the Botkin Hospital. The field is best
known as the site of a tragic accident that happened on May 18th, 1896. Too many people gathered on the field to receive a gift they distributed during the festivities of the crowning of Nicholas II. As a result, 1389 people were trampled to death and roughly 1300 were otherwise injured.
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8 Assorted Russia, Part 46

Assorted Russia, Part 46

Each girl is dreaming of catching the bouquet at a wedding party to
become the next to get married. That guy is in for trouble...
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1 Christian Monasteries Of Kakhetia

Christian Monasteries Of Kakhetia

Kakhetia is an eastern part of Georgia that is
famous with its wines and monasteries.
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4 Russian Leather Factory

Russian Leather Factory

Art of leather dressing is thousands years old. Perhaps, people learnt how to dress leather before they learnt how to make a fire. Russkaya Kozha (or Russian Leather) is the largest leather factory in Europe and it is situated in Ryazan. The factory is almost 100 years old and, strangely, it functioned both in the Soviet time
and in the 90s. In 1988, the factory was almost completely rebuilt by Italian specialists while modernization is a nonstop process here. Currently its total area is 480,000 m2 with over 2,000 people employed. In 2006, they opened a Chinese branch of the factory which specializes in shoe leather.
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15 The Bloody Summer Of 1941

The Bloody Summer Of 1941

On e-bay you will find a photo album by a Fla-MG-Bataillon (schw.) mot. Z 55 soldier with photographs he took in
summer 1941. Most of them were taken in Belarus and the Smolensk Region during the battle or right after it.
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0 Bird Eye View Of Almaty

Bird Eye View Of Almaty

Photographer Maxim Zolotukhin from Almaty is a big fan of his city. Check out his collection
of bird eye view photographs of Almaty taken in different seasons of the year.
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