Soviet Student Party 1967

Soviet Student Party 1967

If you have ever wondered how Soviet students partied, what they looked like, if they really had fun, and other things like that fifty years ago, then here is a rare chance. Thanks to these once private photos of Soviet students of a prestigious Moscow university, we can now see what these Soviet students were up to back then!

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Russian Photographer Goes inside Chernobyl Reactor in 1990

Russian Photographer Goes inside Chernobyl Reactor in 1990

These days some in the media are commemorating the Chernobyl incident, or as they call it in Russia, “The Chernobyl Catastrophe”. The reason is because it happened exactly thirty years ago, in April 1986. So we decided to post something too. We posted the best spooky shots we could get our hands on. The story is as follows. Just four years after the incident, in the year 1990, a Russian photographer went right inside the destroyed reactor building, the most dangerous place in Chernobyl, and took those photos. Scary.

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Taigan Lion Park in Crimea Releases Lions into the Wild

Taigan Lion Park in Crimea Releases Lions into the Wild

Well, not totally into the wild. Let’s first tell a few facts about this place. Taigan is a lion park in Crimea. Over fifty lions live there, making it the biggest lion park in Europe.  In winter lions stay in warm houses because its cold outside and snow is not a rare thing in Crimea. But in spring all those fifty African lions are being released into a “wilderness” – fifty hectares (123 acres) of Crimean land. Let’s see inside, thanks to Crimean photographer YUry Ugans:

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