5 A Lifting Project In The Olympic Stadium

A Lifting Project In The Olympic Stadium

The Olympic stadium is one of the Ukraine indoor sport complex located in Kiev.
Recently a large guy system was lifted here. It is a unique and very difficult process.

11 Colorful St. Petersburg of 1931

Colorful St. Petersburg of 1931

You have already seen the photos of the Moscow of 1931. And now it's time to show you the pictures of St. Petersburg that were shot by
the same traveller in the same year. Later they were colored with acrylic paints. Check out, the result is really beautiful!
26 Like To Be a Bachelor…!

Like To Be a Bachelor…!

According to the following pictures Russian single men change their family happiness for careless
and lazy life and mess at home. Hey, men, do you really like living in such filthy rooms?
72 The Breath of Death

The Breath of Death

These drawings depict the life of the Soviet
Gulag prisoners. Very cruel and gloomy...
29 Soviet Postcards From The Soviet-Finnish War

Soviet Postcards From The Soviet-Finnish War

The war between the USSR and Finland in 1939-1940 lasted only for 105 days. But both sides had great losses: several divisions disappeared for ever, thousands of people were taken prisoners or just became mad from such unbearable lives. The difficulty consisted in
the fact that it was the stern winter and many Russian soldiers had to wear only blouses. But they continued to fight because Stalin said: " There are no such fortresses that communists could not capture!" Here are postcards from those times. 
17 Graffiti In The Dead Town

Graffiti In The Dead Town

25 years ago the Ukrainian city Pripyat was abandoned after probably the biggest accident in nuclear
power stations history of all times. But the city continues its existence in other forms...
21 Coming Back to Chernobyl

Coming Back to Chernobyl

As you probably know, the Chernobyl NPP is surrounded by a 30-kilometer exclusion zone. To enter it you must have
a special permission. But do you actually want it? If you do, see how to enter there after the jump.
10 Industrial Kazakhstan And Its Power Stations

Industrial Kazakhstan And Its Power Stations

The Ekibastuz GRES-1 is the 4,000 MW coal-fired thermal power station (GRES) located near Ekibastusz, Kazakhstan. Its construction began in 1974. This station is the biggest in Kazakhstan: according to the project it consists of 8 power units and 330-meters
chimneys. But in fact the first chimney is only 300 metres because of its curvature. Formerly small pieces of ashes escaped from chimneys and fell on workers. When is was raining these pieces might burn clothes and leave burns on the skin.
13 Evolutional Production of Locomotives

Evolutional Production of Locomotives

General Electric Transportation (GETS) is one of the world's leading manufacturers of railway equipment. In 2009 it opened a locomotive factory in
Astana, Kazakhstan. It specializes on production of haul freight locomotives of an "Evolution" series and makes 100 of them a year...
24 25 Years of Radiation

25 Years of Radiation

This post is unique without any exaggeration. The story is told by a man who participated in liquidation of the
consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. His name is Alexander and he arrived in Chernobyl in the middle of August in 1986...

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