4 In Moscow They Restored the Soviet Unique All-terrain Vehicle

In Moscow They Restored the Soviet Unique All-terrain Vehicle

One of the copies of the car "Blue Bird", developed for searching for landed astronauts, has been fully restored. The SUV in the photo is a legendary "Blue Bird", a unique tri-axle floating SUV, designed for search and evacuation of landed spacecraft
crews. To rescue space explorers, these cars have to swim, go through trees, to overcome the absolute off-road ... Besides "Blue Bird" is not just an all-terrain vehicle, but the whole complex, which includes screw-propelled vehicle.
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1 How Do They Create an Ice Crossing Between the Towns of Salekhard and Labytnangi (14 photos)

How Do They Create an Ice Crossing Between the Towns of Salekhard and Labytnangi (14 photos)

In winter, between the towns of Salekhard and Labytnangi situated on both sides of the Ob River, there is an ice road. The ice crossing is not just a path through the ice area, but an elaborated system with several lanes located at some distance from each other. The following discussion focuses about how this crossing is created. Crossing – it is three lanes, each having a width of 30 meters and a length of 1700, the total length - 5300 meters. From Salekhard
to Labytnangi – there is one lane, there are cars and lorries. Back - two lanes. City-neighbor - the city-hard worker, it receives loads by train and sends them to the district center. Therefore, there is a separate lane for "lorries". Today, a third lane is closed, it is frozen. With the permission of the ice crossing administration, we drove past the sign and went to the place where the most interesting things are
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1 Everyday life of the Soviet people

Everyday life of the Soviet people

Soviet. Past. Ours. Selection of everyday life of Soviet people and their moments.
Interesting to check out forty years after the most of the photos were made.
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0 Halloween in USSR

Halloween in USSR

Well, not actual Halloween, but a carnival that took place in Soviet
Russia. Some costumes are pretty much recognizable, some are just weird: 
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1 New Selection of Old Photos of the USSR

New Selection of Old Photos of the USSR

This selection of photos will be interesting primarily to those who lived in the Soviet Union. But it
would also be helpful for young people to see how our parents and grandparents lived like.
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0 Two months of visiting Kazakh shaman (26 photos)

Two months of visiting Kazakh shaman (26 photos)

Photographer Denis Vedzhas spent 2 months in the Kazakh village Ungurtas at local Sufi dervish Bifatima Dualetovoy. From January to March 2011, Denis lived in the guest house of Bafitimy, helping
her around. Together with the other pilgrims, he took part in the ceremonies, prayed and went on hikes, and then he made a report on how these two months passed. Bifatima Dualetova
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1 How Is the Traditional Chechen Wedding Celebrated in Grozny

How Is the Traditional Chechen Wedding Celebrated in Grozny

Traditional Chechen weddings are very special events and are celebrated for three days, but they have their own features that may seem rather strange to us. This post will tell us
about all the features of traditional weddings in Chechnya. The bride, with her friends in her bedroom, waits for the groom's relatives, who should pick her up.
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0 Russian traditional painting styles

Russian traditional painting styles

Human skulls showing
Russian painting styles.
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1 Photo-story of the USSR: Collection of Very Nice Historical Photos

Photo-story of the USSR: Collection of Very Nice Historical Photos

A collection of nice, and somehow very bright, Soviet photos. Like this
first one: "For you, workers and peasants!" Moscow city. 1990.
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3 Why Do They Say Russia is Similar With Nigeria?

Why Do They Say Russia is Similar With Nigeria?

What can two very different countries have in common, even if they are located on different continents? Why have many people already compared these two
different countries? If you look in more detail, it becomes clear that there are at least some similarities between Russia and Nigeria. Population
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