The 1st of May: The Holiday of All Soviet Working People

The 1st of May: The Holiday of All Soviet Working People

The 1st of May is celebrated in Russia under the slogan “Mir, Trud, May” (“Peace, Labor, May!”). It was the day of marches and military parades, the day of the international solidarity of all working people in all Soviet cities. Let’s feel the atmosphere of the holiday looking at these memorable photos.

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Epic Fail Poster For the Victory Day

Epic Fail Poster For the Victory Day

In Saratov, Russia, they decided to show patriotic feelings and hang such a poster on the facade of the dormitory of the Saratov State Agrarian University. The poster dedicated to the 9th of May, the Victory Day widely celebrated in Russia, portrays the moments of the military chronicle of the war time. The idea seems to be good, but stop for a moment and have a closer look at the poster…

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A Replica of the Soviet Mir Station Found In Japan

A Replica of the Soviet Mir Station Found In Japan

A Facebook user named Ragim Jafarov has been to Japan and visited a small city Tomakomai where he saw a cool replica of the “Mir” space station. But why do they need such a twin?

In fact this station is fully identical and functional, it can perform all operations that were done by cosmonauts in orbit! Technically it is not even a replica, but a real station, guys. Rather cool.

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Record Breaking Easter Cake

Record Breaking Easter Cake

In Yekaterinburg, Russia, they baked a record breaking Easter cake with the mass of 3,796 kg – almost a ton heavier than the previous record. They used 22 thousand eggs, 300 kilograms of butter and two tons of flour. The diameter of the cake was equal to five meters, height – 75 cm. The glaze on the top of the cake weighed 482 kg!

The royal Easter cake created a furor among the public. The confectioners cut the cake into fifteen thousand pieces for every guest of the event, but many people grabbed more than one.

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I Come to Saint Petersburg to Look Up At the Sky Thru Buildings

I Come to Saint Petersburg to Look Up At the Sky Thru Buildings

Such yards are usually locked from outside and one has to make a universal key or wait for someone to come out to get inside. But why would anyone need it? Because it’s cool to look up at the sky through buildings or so-called “wells”. Tourists usually skip this peculiar attraction of the city, but it’s one of the brightest urban features of St. Petersburg.

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Notre Dame Tragedy: Let Russian Specialists Help!

Notre Dame Tragedy: Let Russian Specialists Help!

The tragedy of Notre Dame Cathedral allowed nobody to stay indifferent. The Russian Ministry of Culture advanced a fundraising initiative for the damaged cathedral and the best Russian restorers. But you may already know how historic buildings are restored in Russia… And the problem is not in the lack of good restorers, Russia has a lot of specialists. Russia does not have good customers who would not interfere in the matters they are not knowledgeable in.

So what could happen with Notre Dame if Russian customers applied their own methods of restoration? Let’s check it out.

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