Soviet girl draws her Soviet Childhood

Soviet girl draws her Soviet Childhood

From her birth until her fifteenth birthday Zoya lived in Kiev, USSR, and while living there she was taking art classes, so she developed artistic skills. Then she left for Israel and continued taking art classes there. Then, some years after, she decided to put her memories onto paper. She used her art skills to draw all her childhood memories – all as she remembered them before she left the USSR. Her works are a true time machine for all people who remember USSR and grew up there during that time.

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Great Ukrainian Wall

Great Ukrainian Wall

After a few years ago Ukraine decided to build a wall on Russian border. Previously there was no border and people could snoop here and there between two states. They wanted to build a full-time wall, like the Israel is having with Palestine but it turned out most of the funds were stolen in process so they got a fence.

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Russian Gaz-21 Volga Time Capsule

Russian Gaz-21 Volga Time Capsule

Gaz-21 Volga car was a symbol of luxury in 1950-1960s in USSR. Very expensive, hard to get, the car that was used by part officials and rich farmers of Georgia alike was attracting sights on the streets. Pity but not many of those survived till now. However this time guy got lucky – guy discovered a fully untouched car with just around 20,000 km on it. The paint is still shiny and bright as it was sheltered in a garage. No corrosive spots, clean interior, let’s take a look!

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Soviet Ukraine: Photos of City of Kherson in Different Years

Soviet Ukraine: Photos of City of Kherson in Different Years

Russian Queen Ekaterina has founded Kherson as a fortress and shipbuilding dock in 1778. It was first ever Russian Black Sea Navy base. Soviet power over Kherson was established in 1920 after a short Russian Civil War.  Biggest population of Kherson ever  – 365,000 people – was in 1989, right before the USSR collapse. Then it became a part of a independent Ukraine. Let’s see some photos of the place during the Soviet reign:

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Two Ukrainian ladies tried to smuggle huge antiaircraft gun into Poland

Two Ukrainian ladies tried to smuggle huge antiaircraft gun into Poland

Yesteday it was announced that European Parliament approved visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizen. Same day a report of two Ukrainian ladies trying to smuggle anti-aircraft gun from Ukraine to Poland appeared in social networks. Two unconnected facts but were looking nice in the news feed. Let’s see what they tried to smuggle and how:

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