12 Dying Mining Town

Dying Mining Town

This former mining town may seem deserted at first sight. But it is a rather big workers'
settlement, not much alive, though. Well, the mines were closed, but people weren't.
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8 Ski Army Attacks!

Ski Army Attacks!

More than 20 000 of people have taken part in the annual Moscow ski marathon. The
participants, aged 5-90 years old, could feel themselves a part of something really huge!
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16 Travel To Everyday Soviet Life

Travel To Everyday Soviet Life

Vladimir Sokolaev has taken a lot of wonderful pictures of Soviet
everyday life. Looking at them we can touch the past now.
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26 Would You Change Florida To Kazakhstan?

Would You Change Florida To Kazakhstan?

About a year ago Jonathan, an ordinary guy from Florida, was sent as a volunteer to a small remote village
in Kazakhstan. He's 22 years old and teaches English to the kids coming from low-income groups.
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13 Wedding In The Company of Penguins

Wedding In The Company of Penguins

Polar doctor and his fiancée decided to get married in Bellingshausen
Station in the only functional church in Antarctica. Really exotic!
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14 Where ‘Valenki’ Are Made Today?

Where ‘Valenki’ Are Made Today?

These guys are keeping old traditions alive and still make popular
Russian felt boots - valenki. Don't you want to have a pair?
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14 Ceramic Aliens And Wooden Crafts

Ceramic Aliens And Wooden Crafts

Delicately made strange creatures of ceramics and imaginative
woodcarving designs - this is how Russian modern crafts look like.
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31 Move It Everybody!

Move It Everybody!

This is how Russian youngsters have fun in open air. Lately such
parties have become very popular in the country! Move it! Move it!
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17 Russian Bento – Why Not?

Russian Bento – Why Not?

In Japan they have bento boxes, in
Russia they have… you decide.
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20 Chernobyl – First Days After the Explosion

Chernobyl – First Days After the Explosion

This film shows the terrifying images captured by the Russian filmmaker Vladimir Shevchenko on scene at Chernobyl those dreadful days in April 1986.
Shevchenko later died suffering from the radiation he exposed himself to. Sadly, his name is not among the official casualties of the accident.
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