That\'s How Houses Move 1
20 That’s How Houses Move

That’s How Houses Move

To make streets wider and for redevelopment  in pre-war Moscow about 100 houses and buildings were moved. They were shifted together with lodgers and during the moving process plumbing, sewage etc. were still working. Thus, for example, in January 1937, there was moved a laboratory house of a records factory in
Aprelevka weighing 690 tons. It was followed by five small buildings preventing breakthrough of the Moscow river near Serebryanny Bor. Here specialists mastered  complicated lines of the buildings shift - change of movement direction, turns.  Here hydraulic jacks were used for the first time.

19 “Best Photographer 2009″ – Winners’ Works

“Best Photographer 2009″ – Winners’ Works

In May, 14th in Moscow were awarded best photographers of 2009. Their works became the material for a great closing exhibition "Best Photographer 2009". 14500 works and 2000 photographers from 29 countries nominated for a prize. Winners have been defined in 12 professional and 10 amateur categories. Additionally
there were presented prizes in the following nominations: "Grand Prize", "Photo of the Year", "Photo Series of the Year", "Discovery of the Year", "Special Prize For Students". Winners of key nominations received not only considerable money prizes but unique silver statues "Argentum" as well.
Cool Illustrations By Waldemar Kazak 1
27 Cool Illustrations By Waldemar Kazak

Cool Illustrations By Waldemar Kazak

You'll surely like these creative
illustrations by Russian artist Waldemar Kazak.
BMW Shot Down 1
25 BMW Shot Down

BMW Shot Down

The 90s remember cars like this to be a gangster attribute. This BMW has been
shot to make it a museum exhibit as a reminiscent of those times.
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14 President of Ukraine Attacked By a Wreath

President of Ukraine Attacked By a Wreath

Recently when Russian president visited Ukraine, both presidents laid a wreath on a grave of an unknown soldier. The wind was so strong and the huge wreath fell
on the Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich. He didn't suffer though pictures of the incident are still entertaining dwellers of Ukraine ...
High-Rise Moscow 1
22 High-Rise Moscow

High-Rise Moscow

This picturesque and beautiful bridge is located in Serebryanny Bor near Krylatskoye in
Moscow. Those who live in Moscow easily recognize it. Real futuristic saucer!
Life Magazine of 1958 1
79 Life Magazine 1958

Life Magazine 1958

In March, 1958, an American magazine Life published a big article devoted to the crisis of the educational system in the USA. As an example there were chosen two schoolboys - Alexey Kutskov from Moscow and Stephen Lapekas
from Chikago. The magazine's correspondents were chasing the boys everywhere, watching how they were studying, what were interested in, what were reading, how they were spending their time after lessons...
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41 The USSR of the 1960s-1970s

The USSR of the 1960s-1970s

Jacques Dupâquier was traveling in the USSR in 1956, 1964, 1975. In the list of places he
visited were Moscow, Leningrad, Tula, Uzbekistan, Caucasus, Cuban, Ukraine...
Darvinovsky Museum 3
17 The Darwin Museum

The Darwin Museum

The Darwin museum is a great place in Moscow with wonderful exhibits. Here each
detail is important and it seems that animals will revive in your eyes.
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11 Armored Train To Chern’

Armored Train To Chern’

Unveiling a monument and theatricalized scene
at the station on the eve of Victory Day.

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