19 The First Man In Space

The First Man In Space

Today is the memorable day. The day of the first human flight to space. But
do we know this first pilot well? Here are some facts from his life.
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3 The Legendary City Baikonur

The Legendary City Baikonur

Baikonur is the city in Kazakhstan that is famous for its cosmodrome. The Baikonur cosmodrome is the first and largest operational space launch facility in the world. It is located in the
desert steppes of Kazakhstan, near the Aral Sea. It is exactly the place from which 50 years ago the first man flew to the space. Today all the world celebrates this great date.
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10 When Leningrad Still Existed

When Leningrad Still Existed

Here are some old pictures of
Leningrad in this post. Watch and
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10 Blood Feud in Chechnya

Blood Feud in Chechnya

All the Caucasian nations, no matter what religion they confess, follow traditions of a blood feud. But it has always been considered
that blood feud in Chechnya is practised more than in any other region of Russia. Here is a short photo report on this topic.
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7 Winter Fishing In Russia

Winter Fishing In Russia

Fishing in Russia has become mostly the paid pastime. But there are
still some places where fishers can go in for their hobby for free.
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15 Mmmm, Sprats In Tomato Sauce…

Mmmm, Sprats In Tomato Sauce…

Canned sprats in tomato sauce - popular food in Russia.
But are there only sprats and sauce to be found there?
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13 Tsunami – Japan And Now Russia?

Tsunami – Japan And Now Russia?

This photo was taken just recently, on
13th of March in St. Petersburg ...
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12 The Big Restoration Of The Big Theatre

The Big Restoration Of The Big Theatre

The Bolshoi (Big) Theatre is the historic Russian theatre designed by the architect Joseph Bove, which holds performances of ballet and opera. It is one of the biggest and the most famous theatres in the world. The construction of the Bolshoi Theatre consisted of
new elements and of details from the previous buildings. A lot of cracks, sags and other defects appeared in the walls after the last serious restoration. In fact the building is constantly being repaired from the beginning of its existence.
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15 Another Cool Park in Kiev

Another Cool Park in Kiev

A new children's landscape park has lately been built in Kiev. It was created by one sculptor on the money of an unknown
benefactor and residents of the nearby houses. It's quite a weird but at the same time cool park. Well, see yourselves.
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17 The Old Time Gallery In Moscow

The Old Time Gallery In Moscow

The old time gallery in Crocus Expo exhibited unique and rare displays: cars for the special purpose. There
were a lot of vehicles, not only cars, but also motorcycles, bicycles and even an armoured car.
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