News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

Want to make very extraordinary birthday greetings? No problem, everything you need is a large number of stickers and a truck with a very patient owner.

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

Love, warmth and health!

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

An owner of this Volkswagen Golf discovered his car literally asphalted.

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

The road service of Saint-Petersburg managed to overturn a truck with sand. A driver didn’t see a big hole and the truck wholly fell in it.

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

The statue “Samson tearing the liar mouth” was created by Francesco Rastrelli in 1735 in honor of the 25th anniversary of the great victory near Poltava. In 1947 it was restored after the German occupation. For Samson’s constant beauty the statue was being regilded many times. In 2010 the “pensioner” went through a capital repairs.

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

The restoration sponsor SberBank spent 13 millions of rubles (465,000 dollars). The monument weighs 3 tones, its height is 3,5 metres.

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

Samson’s route back was practically the same as in 1947.

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

The statue was guarded by the police and the road and transport service. The motorcade drove with the 30 km speed and without traffic lights.

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

via live_report

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