It took them only six months to build a new Krasnoyarsk TV tower in 2013, its height is 199,4 meters (including the lightning-rod). Such altitude allows to observe awesome views but being in the tower during its
operation is rather dangerous, that is why they arrange scheduled preventive maintenance quarterly. One of them gave a chance to gelio, the blogger, to take these interesting pictures of the city.
A few days ago Russian government has posted a bill to ban import of different foods coming from Europe and US (also Australia and Canada). It was said that this ban would be active for one year long and its term can be changed at any time. What did they ban? Mostly all dairy and meat products out of these countries, also as I understood all fruit and vegetables are
forbidden to import too. People started already posting photos of empty shelves into their blogs and twitters and instagram accounts that are said to be meant display food connected photos in them. News reports says that the trucks full of foreign foods being turned away from the borders. Some photos here from the shops I stumbled upon today:
There was already a wall-sized map of Russia made of gems posted here, and here is something else - Russia made of amber. There is a factory in Kaliningrad - which was a former Nazi Germany Amber factory and later was converted to Soviet Amber Factory and now it is a privately owned
Amber Factory and they came out with this project to make something of Amber to stress the fact that Russia has 90% of known amber deposits in the world. So according to the story they hired twelve artists to make this project happen in size of 4.5 square meters.