5 Chernobyl 30 Years Later

Chernobyl 30 Years Later

Since this April it will be exactly thirty years since the Chernobyl accident
happened, please take a look how this "zone" looks now, thirty years later.
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19 Ghost Town Under Moscow

Ghost Town Under Moscow

There are many abandoned cities in the world, one of the most notorious is Pripyat near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Empty houses might be seen under Moscow as
well. Russian "Pripyat" is situated fifteen minutes away from the Moscow Ring Road. Look at these pictures, this place is empty, no people live here.
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0 Why a Garage is a Must Have in Kamchatka

Why a Garage is a Must Have in Kamchatka

A lot of snow, isn't it? It appeared only one night, people of Kamchatka didn't expect it at all. They left their cars outside and they
could hardly be found the next morning. The main problem is not even to set a vehicle free from the snow, but get it started...
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7 Missile Carrying Tu 22 M3

Missile Carrying Tu 22 M3

This March blogger Ivan Stalich was lucky to see flights of missile the carrying Tu-22M3. They landed in
Tolmachevo on their way to the Russian-Tajik training and back. Ivan took the chance and made these photos.
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7 Competition of Gunfire Masters 2016

Competition of Gunfire Masters 2016

Another military report from blogger smit-smitty. In Primorye he has visited an elimination round of the all-Russian competition "Gunfire masters-2016". Twelve teams
from all the Eastern military district gathered on the ground field in Sergeevka to demonstrate their skills of shooting from mortars and launchers.
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2 Tiksi, Severe Northern Oasis

Tiksi, Severe Northern Oasis

Blogger Ivan Dementievsky has had a long trip this March, Tiksi (Yakutia, Russia) was the final destination. He came there at night
and could not see much, but high snow. At dawn he found out how vast, devastated and lonely the snowy place looked like.
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30 Russian And German Soldiers Taken Prisoner

Russian And German Soldiers Taken Prisoner

  The moment of capture and first days after. Rather dramatic like the war itself. What a mix of different qualities might emerge - cowardice, heroism, despair and joy. We are not going to show the scenes of propaganda, violance and humiliation. On these images opponents show interest for
each other and do not express cruelty. But we surely know and never forget that millions of Soviet soldiers were finally killed in Nazi camps. However, let this publication be more about curiosity. Someone is getting medical aid, another one is treated to a cigarette...
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9 Open Architectural and Ethnographic Museum of Kostroma

Open Architectural and Ethnographic Museum of Kostroma

There is an interesting museum of Russian wooden architecture in Kostroma. It is called "Kostroma Sloboda" and lies on the rivers Volga and Kostroma, at the
walls of Ipatievsky monastery. Blogger deni-spiri has been there and photographed old wooden houses, however the weather could be much better.
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0 Soviet Union As Seen by Haitian Photographer Gerald Bloncourt

Soviet Union As Seen by Haitian Photographer Gerald Bloncourt

Haitian photographer, artist and engraver Gerald Bloncourt was forced to leave his native land and move to France in 1946, where he won international acclaim in all spheres mentioned above. Paris gave him education and development. Gerald was working as a press photographer for popular magazines, his pictures were expressive and precise. He knew
how to show life from all sides, being a true master of photo-portraits. Even outstanding people looked different on his photos, the way nobody's seen them before. Here is a collection of photos made by Bloncourt in the Soviet Union in the 50-60s. On the image above - the world first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in 1961.
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2 Chernobyl Accident Reaction: What Vehicles Were Used

Chernobyl Accident Reaction: What Vehicles Were Used

"Prohibited area" of the Chernobyl NPP. For accident management they used different kinds of vehicles, including home made ordinary cars and
innovative foreign equipment. Let us show you the first photos taken after the catastrophe. The author is Igor Kostin, a popular photographer.
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