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18 Tricks of Road Police

Tricks of Road Police

Moving in the direction from Orenburg to Orsk, soon after "Orsk" sign the road starts descending. Further is a sign "overtaking prohibited". Drivers usually didn't notice it and did overpassed in this place, thus, many of them had their driving licence
suspended. About a month ago there was made a continuous line in that place and income of the local road police drastically decreased. Poor but clever guys from the road police painted over the continuous line turning it into dash.
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16 Inside the State District Power Plant in Sredneuralsk

Inside the State District Power Plant in Sredneuralsk

The State District Power Plant in Sredneuralsk has been working since 1936,  much equipment is of
the same period. It is "too much" even for Russia where such old equipment is now rare too.
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19 Homemade Leather Bags

Homemade Leather Bags

Maxim Sharov is a Russian craftsman who makes bags of
leather. Here we show how he usually does it.
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12 Accident in Yekaterinburg: A Car Collided With a KamAZ

Accident in Yekaterinburg: A Car Collided With a KamAZ

This accident happened in
Yekaterinburg yesterday.
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12 “Humble” CPUs Collection of a Russian Geek

“Humble” CPUs Collection of a Russian Geek

Largest private collection of CPUs has been discovered upon one Russian guy has posted a message on a forum. His message says "here is my humble collection for you" and then listed something more than one thousand of different types of computer processors
he collected. There are ones from the old times and as well as modern ones, the lost and seemed never coming back relics of Soviet Russian genuine processors that preceded Intel world dominance and many other interesting findings he had.
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24 Wise Postcards That Used to Be Made in Russia

Wise Postcards That Used to Be Made in Russia

Unfortunately such cool and wise
postcards are not made in Russia anymore.
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4 How Subway Cars Are Made; Part Two

How Subway Cars Are Made; Part Two

The second and the last part of story about how Russian subway cars are being made. This post is going to
tell you how baldy and ugly metal bodies of cars are take their natural, ready to use, form.
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4 How Subway Cars Are Made

How Subway Cars Are Made

Another post from category of “how things are made.” This time we’re
going to tell you about how Russian subway cars are developed and made.
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9 Weather Apocalypse in Moscow

Weather Apocalypse in Moscow

Lately the weather in Moscow city, Russia was showing some real signs of apocalypse. Firstly, it was extremely hot. All the previous weather records were totally beaten when it got almost 113F high  - temperature that's normal for some Saudi Arabia but for sure not for Moscow. And by the way, as they say, it was much cooler these days in Egypt. Then, partially due
to that extreme heat lots of forest fires started, and the soils around Moscow are made of peat - which is cunningly burning deep down the surface producing some unpleasant intense smoke. So all that smoke went to the molten Moscow streets making them looking even more unreal. And then, the small tornadoes were formed and hit the downtown.
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8 Do Bears Scorch Paws in the Valley of Geysers?

Do Bears Scorch Paws in the Valley of Geysers?

The Valley of Geysers and volcano Uzon caldera located in Kronotsky nature reserve in Kamchatka is a "favourite" place of many Russians to sacrifice their extremities touching the thermal springs with their fingers and wearing sandals despite all the instructions they get. They tread upon the green grass under which is the hot and chemically
aggressive mud. After such experiments burns of the feet heal tortuously slow. It is worthy of note that ONLY Russians show such curiosity, other travellers prefer to follow precautionary measures. But what about bears? They don't get instructions and the wood covering is not made for them. And they are always bare paws. 
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