Meeting of Russian Agents Smith?

Meeting of Russian Agents Smith?

What you see is neither a warehouse filled with finished cars nor an auto park belonging to the Emir of Bahrain. It is just a regular parking lot in front of the Sea Station in Saint-Petersburg. Russian agents Smith  have come together before a succeeding important meeting. The car bumper stickers state: “A special gift to an official who could withstand corruption from grateful tax payers of Russia, 2011”.

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The Way Mother Motherland Sees Kiev

The Way Mother Motherland Sees Kiev

The Mother Motherland Monument located in Kiev was opened 1981. Now it houses the Museum of WWII, and its overall height is 102 m. There are two viewing platforms – at a height of 36 and 92 m. We’ll show you the photos made from the higher one. There is also the third platform within the sword but, unfortunately, it’s closed to the public.

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The Unique Photo Exhibion of a Soviet War Reporter

The Unique Photo Exhibion of a Soviet War Reporter

Evgeny Khaldei is one of the most famous Soviet photographers, a reporter of the TASS news in pictures, he represented its editorial staff during the Great Patriotic War. All 1,418 days he and his “Leica” went from Murmansk to Berlin. One of his most popular photos is “The Raising of the victory flag over the Reichstag”. Photos of Evgeny Khaldei were among evidences at the Nuremberg trials, especially those made in Sevastopol. After the war photographer fell out of favour, and despite the fact that after Stalin’s death, he again gained access to the newspaper pages, until 1970 he could not organize his photo exhibition in the Soviet Union because of oppressions of the Soviet leaders. Today, the festival “War and Peace” is held in the Sevastopol museum of Sheremetev, here people can see unique images, printed from negatives of the author. Many of them are exhibited for the first time.

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