10 Angelina Nikolau: a Russian girl making very risky shots all over the world

Angelina Nikolau: a Russian girl making very risky shots all over the world

Angelina Nikolau, known around the world as Angela Nikolau, is a self-taught photographer, adventurer and roofer from Moscow. Angelina was born in 1993, and her photos are mainly dedicated to urban landscapes and their extreme places. All riskiness in her pictures is that the girl is photographed
on the edge of skyscrapers and other tall buildings across the world. Looking at her photos, it seems that one awkward movement or a sudden gust of wind – and Angelina will never be able to update her Instagram with new photos. Well, why does it seem? It is the way it is.
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6 Flooded Moscow: Photos and videos of recent apocalypse in the capital

Flooded Moscow: Photos and videos of recent apocalypse in the capital

The precipitation record for nearly 130 years was beaten in Moscow. The capital went under the water because of heavy rains, and the
Yauza River burst its banks here and there. Here are photos of this crazy collapse that Muscovites share in social media.
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0 Where do Tajiks get expensive cars?

Where do Tajiks get expensive cars?

Despite the fact that Tajikistan is one of the poorest countries of the former Soviet Union, along with Kyrgyzstan and Moldova, there a lot of expensive cars on the streets of Dushanbe. New foreign cars that cost a hundred thousand dollars drive through the streets. It looks especially strange in
the courts. When there is an expensive BMW or "Mercedes" in a dusty courtyard. Where are all these luxury cars from? There are some explanations of it. Russian popular blogger Ilya Varlamov went to Tajikistan and explored this and other topics. Here is his text and photos:
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1 Aviadarts-2016 Air Force Contest

Aviadarts-2016 Air Force Contest

Our best pilots have again conquered the Ryazan sky, and pulverized the spectators. On August 6, at the Dubrovichi Range, guests could see the most
spectacular action of the International Army Games, Aviadarts — Aviamix, the 2 hours of which included all stages of the Aviadarts show.
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0 Life in Tajikistan

Life in Tajikistan

We continue to translate the stories about life in ex Soviet republic Tajikistan. Ilya went there and  walked along the Tajikistan capital Dushanbe. Below is his impressions: I have already told you how fast this city
changes, and in a few years you will not recognize it. Old Soviet Dushanbe dissapears. The authorities look at Asia, with its skyscrapers and bustle, and this concept has nothing common with the Soviet capital.
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0 USSR: Photos of Last Five-Year Plans

USSR: Photos of Last Five-Year Plans

We decided not to sort these pictures from the Soviet Union of the 80s by cities for purpose – after all, it was our communal. We understand that for
some, these memories will cause nostalgia, but for some they will be a pill against it. After all, it did take place, and we lived there.
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3 Central Air Force Museum in Monino bird’s-eye view

Central Air Force Museum in Monino bird’s-eye view

1. Air Force Museum in Monino needs no introduction, many of you were there, there are a lot of photos and videos from this museum, but there are not
so many photos from such height. Russian blogger went there and decided to take his drone to make the breathtaking birds eye photos.
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1 Abandoned tropospheric station under the Anadyr

Abandoned tropospheric station under the Anadyr

  Not far from the Anadyr city, about 10 km, at the top of the hill of St. Michael there is a nodal tropospheric station called "Yukon" (8/104 (21/103) M/u - 74239), which is a part of the "North" communication system and a local civil telecentre. As a mobile and satellite communications are developing, the need of having such
an expensive object has gone, and in 2003 the station was finally closed. Telecentre was luckier and stood in a good condition for ten years more. There is no former luxury, but the remnants are still there, far away, attracting both local people and tourists. We also could not resist and went there.
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6 Photos from the Don River in USSR Occupied by Nazi in 1942

Photos from the Don River in USSR Occupied by Nazi in 1942

Tamas Konok Sr. is a Hungarian military correspondent who accompanied the Hungarian army moving towards Stalingrad in 1942. Obviously, he repeatedly got it in the neck from the authorities for his shots, in view of their discrepancies with the spirit of
combat propaganda. Tamas was more interested in the pictures of life of inhabitants of the occupied territories and Hungarian soldiers. His series "We fight against them" was banned for display at the exhibition in Budapest in 1943.
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0 The S-200 in the Victory Park at the Khvorostyanka village, the Samara region

The S-200 in the Victory Park at the Khvorostyanka village, the Samara region

The S-200 air defense missile weapon system in the Victory
Park at the Khvorostyanka village, the Samara region.
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