33 The New Religion Created by the Living God

The New Religion Created by the Living God

20 years have passed since the moment when a former traffic policeman, Sergei Torop, decided to live in the taiga and create a new religion. Today, his Church of the Last Testament has several thousand followers who live in the villages of the
Kuragino Region, and everyone in the Krasnoyarsk Territory heard of Vissarion (this is how the latter-day prophet calls himself). Let's visit one of those villages and see how people live in anticipation of the Judgement Day.
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39 One Day of an Airborne Forces Soldier

One Day of an Airborne Forces Soldier

Today we'll visit a military base of special mission airborne units. The program includes an obstacle course, parachute
packing, shooting range, preparation and training of paratroopers for parachute jumpings and, of course, a dinner.
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41 All the Soviet and Russian Aviation History In One Museum

All the Soviet and Russian Aviation History In One Museum

The Museum of civil aviation is located in Ulyanovsk near an airport. It
is a unique place that you just shouldn't miss if you like planes.
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6 The Fire Challenge Of the Komi Republic

The Fire Challenge Of the Komi Republic

What does it feel like to see how huge forested area is quickly devoured by fire? Firemen participate
in the process of fire extinguishing risking their lives and trying to prevent another tragedy.
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40 The Green Curse of the Shu Valley

The Green Curse of the Shu Valley

Hemp is a versatile plant. It's used for making fiber ropes, fabrics, paper and oil. However, it's mostly known as a raw material for drug production. And
though it grows in all Central Asian states, Kazakhstan (or rather its Shu valley) seems to be the most notorious place in this respect.
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5 Peep Into The Bolshoi Theatre

Peep Into The Bolshoi Theatre

In three months, the first performances at the Bolshoi Theatre will begin. The
Theatre currently looks like a big anthill, but a look inside won't cause any harm.
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26 Assorted Russia, Part 20

Assorted Russia, Part 20

Inhabitants of Rostov-on-Don spend hot summer days in one old abandoned storehouse, among its ruins on the
bank of the river Don. Once a spring spouted here and transformed the building into an unusual pool.
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12 Abandoned Battery In The Crimea

Abandoned Battery In The Crimea

Last time we visited an abandoned military object in The Crimea. Today we'll have a chance to look at an abandoned storage battery close to
Balaclava, a town in the Crimea, Ukraine. During the Second World War, Balaklava was the southernmost point in the Soviet-German lines.
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14 Military Trainings on the River Onon

Military Trainings on the River Onon

Here are pictures from the first stage of the tactical trainings on the firing
ground Sugol in the Zabaykalsk Region: the forced crossing of the river Onon.
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28 The Tragedy On The Volga River

The Tragedy On The Volga River

The Bulgaria cruise ship sank on the Volga river on July, 10. The ship carried 188 passengers including the personnel. It took the ship some
minutes to sink. The tragedy occurred in Tatarstan. July 12 is announced the day of mourning. Rescue operations continue till now.
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