68 Moscow vendors

Moscow vendors

The Moscow streets used to be decorated by syrup carts, kvass barrels, flower stalls, balloons vendors… Where is it all now? Soon there won’t be stalls,
everything has moved to supermarkets. Fine that ice-cream is still can be bought in the street. Here is the selection of Moscow vendors old pictures.

28 Kiev: Moscow Bridge

Kiev: Moscow Bridge

There is one thing that every big city cannot be borne and live without. Water is the only vital source that exists on the Earth and we cannot hold out even a day without it. Therefore every capital city has a river flowing through the very center
of it. And so Dnepr the Great streams through the center of Ukraine’s capital, the city of Kiev. There are lots of bridges that are built in Kiev but today we will tell you about the longest and busiest one. Moscow Bridge.
Russian display brand

41 In Belarus We’ve Got Integral

In Belarus We’ve Got Integral

Now, in the days of economic crisis there is one trend being popular among many. If to be brief people agitate to buy local production in order to support national corporations and not to allow the money going abroad. In modern day Belarus this trend is
widely recognized too. "We gotta buy local products at any occasion possible", says national leader. And people do buy. This is an example of Belarus made "Integral" flat lcd displays. What's so special about them you can see inside.

24 Happy Fake Year!

Happy Fake Year!

Indeed, the NY has an absolute right to be considered as one of the greatest and happiest holidays of all. But except for tons of joy, sea of presents, New Year’s tree and feeling of excitement which
cannot leave you some ten days before the moment of truth, it has something else. And in Russia the NY brings not only these typical for the holiday things but several symbolic ones as well.

13 Hootch Stills Extermination

Hootch Stills Extermination

There are still a lot of people in Russia who are no enemy to free-load. Mostly they are elderly living in suburbs and country. Recently in Jitomir region, Ukraine, local police exterminated 110 hootch stills which they seized from locals just for
10 days. On the whole there were confiscated more than 6 liters of home-brew samogon, more than 140 liters of samogon yeast and more than 1400 samogon stills as well and breakers paid more than 185,000 hryvna ($25,000) for them.

26 Russia’s Reindeer-herdsmen

Russia’s Reindeer-herdsmen

272 miles long peninsula Yamal in Siberia is considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is also mother soil for vagrant tribes, the Nenets people. Their main occupation is reindeer breeding and all they have are reindeer, because they build
houses of reindeer skin and make their clothes of it. There are a few thousand of herdsmen on the peninsula who have more than 500,000 reindeer. But presently their traditional occupation is at stake owing to global warming and climate change.
16 The Soviet New Year’s menu with a smell of nostalgia

The Soviet New Year’s menu with a smell of nostalgia

Many Soviet people used to have one-type New Year’s menu and it was explained by a poor variety of products at stores. That is why they still
remember that special “New Year’s smell” – “Olivye” and “Vinegret” salads and tangarines. Eh, what was the time – the 80s…
27 The Ukrainian pattern of astrology

The Ukrainian pattern of astrology

The Ukrainian Zodiac - probably the most exotic horoscope
you have ever seen. Can you find your zodiacal sign?
12 Chief of the Reds with a Ukrainian accent

Chief of the Reds with a Ukrainian accent

A popular Russian TV program “Wait for me”, helping people to find their lost friends and relatives, was requested by a citizen of
Poltava, Ukraine - Olga Ruban. She was asking to find her uncle, a military pilot Ivan Datsenko, who had disappeared during the war.
19 Embossing technique

Embossing technique

Embossing technique is applied in Iran to make ware, ornamental panels, various jewelry – the things that are so popular among the
tourists. Like most of the merchandise embossed goods are made right next to souvenir shops, so we can watch a master working.

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