Dullest santa parade

29 The Dullest Santa Parade

The Dullest Santa Parade

They had the dullest of the dullest Santa parades this
year in Minsk, Belarus. And no snow too.
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Russian Bucket Rover

17 The Bucket Rover

The Bucket Rover

In England they have Land Rover, in USA there was a moon rover now, in Russia has appeared a
bucket rover. For now, just as a concept it still has good chances to become... or wait.
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21 A chocolate copy of HTC Hero

A chocolate copy of HTC Hero

HTC is advertised in Russia by chocolate copies of their cellphones. It is not quite clear
where they could be taken, but some lucky ones receive them as messenger delivery at home.
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16 St. Petersburg governor shoveling snow

St. Petersburg governor shoveling snow

A funny picture could be recently seen in the streets of St. Petersburg. Some guys put on masks of the city
governor Matviyenko and came out to shovel snow. At least the action amused the city citizens.
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Russian submarine Ukraine

32 Submarine Goes Dock

Submarine Goes Dock

When this leading pearl of Ukrainian fleet was taken to dock many experienced aged mechanics wondered how come it
reached the dock at all. "It's just great that Ukraine has refused to have nuclear weapons.", note some.
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39 Fountains show in Dubai

Fountains show in Dubai

One Russian traveler shared his impressions regarding a helicopter excursion over Dubai. He was lucky to come to the world highest building Burdzh Dubai, the biggest trading complex – Mall
of Dubai to have supper with friends and to see the fabulous fountains show. The fountains were blowing 50 meters high and the show was accompanied by music. Affecting spectacle!
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20 Story of One Photo 5

Story of One Photo 5

Here we have one more photo for the "story of one photo" post. As you might already recognized one lady here is the ex-first lady of America, the wife of the assassinated president Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, later married to Greek shipping tycoon Onassis. But who is the lady on the right? It can be clear seen that it is some Russia woman, in some dress many Russian older women still are wearing nowadays when doing their household chores etc. So maybe that's a meeting of the US First Lady with some working class Russian women delegation? The answer is wrong. This is not a worker lady, but a First Lady too, the Soviet First Lady of that times, Mrs. Kruschev the wife of the Soviet leader Kruschev remarkable for his
speech in the UN when he took of one of his shoes and smashed it in the tribune in order to make his speech sound more expressive, if it was not enough yet. He was at power during the Caribbean crisis also. Then looking on those two it can be seen what was the real difference between two lifestyles of the two countries at that times. It's hard to say how much has been changed during the times of the Communism fall and then twenty years of current Russia as we know it. It's clear that nowadays the Russian First Lady would never wear something like this, at least when going public, but it's totally not clear if that's good sign or bad sign.
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15 Amid reflections

Amid reflections

Just a bit of fantasy and
photos acquire some magical
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13 Frost and boiling water effect

Frost and boiling water effect

Powerful burst main has recently happened in St. Petersburg near the metro station Bolsheviks’ prospect. Some cars were flooded over bumpers, people had to wait for an hour till they were saved. The visibility was so insignificant that it was almost impossible to see
even your hands. Some passers-by suffered burns, about fifteen people suffered injuries and about four were hospitalized on the gate. People simply couldn’t see where they went. Besides, clothes got wet through and people were in freezing temperatures.
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21 Miniature hobby

Miniature hobby

In Staraya Poltavka someone Igor Boldenkov lives and creates
miniature copies of weapons. Have a look at the fruits of his hobby.
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