7 Russian latest ice-breaker Novorossiysk

Russian latest ice-breaker Novorossiysk

This is the Russian latest Arctic ice breaker "Novorossiysk". It was exhibited during last Arctic Forum Expo in Russia and
Oleg, the photographer, got chance to visit it and made some photos inside and outside. Let's take a look.
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2 Another Foreigner Visits Russian in 1956 and This Is What He Saw

Another Foreigner Visits Russian in 1956 and This Is What He Saw

More photos of Soviet people and Soviet life as seen by a foreigner who was on tour by Soviet country in 1956.
Different photos, unstaged, can't be said it's propaganda. Interesting to look at, sixty years later.
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6 Abandoned Russian Town that Stored Nuclear Weapons 200 Km from USA Coast in Winter

Abandoned Russian Town that Stored Nuclear Weapons 200 Km from USA Coast in Winter

This town Gudym is just 200 km away from USA. Probably this is why it was used as a top secret warehouse for the nuclear weapons. The heart of the town is a huge concrete hole in the ground that used to store nuclear weapons. The surrounding houses were used for the families
working on this underground object. Now everything stays abandoned. Houses sometimes burn in fires, and underground maze is used by strangers. We had some photos from here before, but Sergei, Russian blogger, went there in winter and saw how it looks like:
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5 Abandoned LADA dealership in France

Abandoned LADA dealership in France

  One Russian man living now in France have found an abandoned LADA dealership there, full of old
Russian and Soviet LADAs. More than a dozen of cars stay there untouched.  Pretty interesting find.
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2 Thousands of Tulips Got Under Snow

Thousands of Tulips Got Under Snow

Thousands of tulips got under snow on the biggest tulip farm in Moldova. In the middle of April tens thousands tulips started blooming and next day an
anomalous April snow fell out. So tulips turned into snowdrops. Weird landscapes appeared of bright flowers and snow. Let's take a look:
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2 Victory Day Air Show Rehearsal 2017

Victory Day Air Show Rehearsal 2017

On May 9th, 2017 there would be an annual "Victory Day" parade in Moscow and the air show is big part of it. Here
Russian blogger Marina went to see how they rehearse for the event. A chance to see nice show up close:
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5 Bikini Snowboarding Festival 2017 in Russia

Bikini Snowboarding Festival 2017 in Russia

This is a this year's Russian traditional downhill bikini snowboarding. This time it got
a record crowd of 1498 people, lot of ladies, lot of men too. Let's take a look!
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1 Lenin in Color

Lenin in Color

Two days ago it was Lenin's birthday, so we devote this posting to commemorate him. Those are previously not compiled in one posting color (mostly colorized) photos of Lenin during
different periods of his life. Starting with this Lenin's family photo. Can you spot a Lenin here? The correct answer is at the end of this posting. Let's see some more.
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2 A Few Photos from Inside of Hermitage

A Few Photos from Inside of Hermitage

A few photos from inside of Hermitage - most well known Russian museum in St.Petersburg. It's full of pictures, statues, Asian tourists with
cameras and of course its interiors won't leave anyone untouched. Russian blogger Dmitri went there and made some photos and here they are:
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0 Stalin’s Parade of Atheletes in 1933

Stalin’s Parade of Atheletes in 1933

Stalin and all Soviet power of that time was obsessed with healthy youth and culture of a developed body. Probably for a same reason as a Nazi Germany - they wanted to build a
perfect future state, for the first time on the Earth. And the Parades of Athletes were pretty much often at that time. Those are a few photos from one of those in 1933
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