If You Lived Like a Russian Tsar

If You Lived Like a Russian Tsar

What does it mean to live as a tsar? Can anyone feel cosy in such posh halls?The Great Kremlin Palace was built from 1837 to 1849 in Moscow, Russia. It was intended to emphasize the greatness of Russian autocracy.

The Palace was formerly the tsar’s Moscow residence. Its construction involved the demolition of the previous Baroque palace on the site, designed by Rastrelli

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Nature of the Wild Polar Land

Nature of the Wild Polar Land

The nature of Taimyr peninsular is rather severe. In summer after sunset temperature falls to 3C (37.4F). And even in such conditions the vegetation of Taimyr is rich enough. Plants have to survive in a cold polar summer and leave offspring in thawed soil over the permafrost.

The climate is closely connected with permafrost: when the sun doesn’t shine, the air is getting cold fast.

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Moscow Suicidal Club

Moscow Suicidal Club

We have shown a lot of their photos at English Russia. They call themselves climbers, but in fact they are potential suicides. Fear of heights does not exist for them, they do not even know any instincts of self-preservation. Joking with death is just their favorite game. For example, climbing old rusty stairs on a 300 meters top without a safety net or running on the edge of a roof of a 40 storey building. They do it not for any sporting interest or records, they simply like to have fun together in extreme conditions.

There are 200 of them in Moscow today. But their number is growing. Most of them are students.

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Defence of Moscow: Times Past and Present on One Photo [20 photos]

Defence of Moscow: Times Past and Present on One Photo [20 photos]

We cannot travel in time and see what was happenning many years ago, and we luckily do not see what was happening during WWII. But it will never stop to interest us. We still want to touch the history. On these photos two epochs were connected: war time and present days. In the centre of attention is the defence of Moscow. Look how it was and how it is today.

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Even Zombie Can Play Basketball

Even Zombie Can Play Basketball

We at English Russia never tolerated any racial prejudices. We don’t like when people of other races treated somehow differently than the ones of others. This way we couldn’t pass by a Russian music video being aired on an official MTV channel Russia some while ago. This video has a lot of strange¬† stuff.

How do you like when a bunch of white guys sing, quote: “Even dead negro can play basketball”?? People (the singers) have put a disclaimer in the beginning saying they are not racists. So judge by yourself if they really are after watching it with a subtitled translation (the following video was word by word translated from Russian).

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