Breaking news. Upper House of Russian Parliament voted to approve sending Russian armed forces on the territory of Ukraine.
It was done by Putin’s request because of the “extraordinary” situation in Ukraine and threats to life of Russian citizens, the personnel of the military contingent of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation located in accordance with the international agreement on the territory of Ukraine (Autonomous Republic of Crimea).
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The White Sea is an inland sea located in the north of the European part of Russia. The Solovetsky Islands (also known as Solovki) is the largest archipelago of the White Sea, part of Arkhangelsk region.
The Solovetsky Islands, as well as the five-kilometer area of the White Sea, are included in the protected area – Solovki State Historical and Nature Museum-Reserve. Photos by borh_84
Olympic Games in Sochi have been very successful for the Russian team – the total number of medals won (33) is a national team record. The same number of gold medals (13), the Russian national team (at that time the Soviet Union team) won only one time in 1976.
February 12, 2014, the only surviving tank T-35A drove under its own power for the restoration from the pavilion of Heavy armored vehicles of the Central Museum of Armored Vehicles.
T-35 is a Soviet heavy five-turret tank developed in 1931-1932 – the first Soviet heavy tank launched into mass production before the beginning of the Second World War.
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There are a lot of jokes about holding Winter Olympic Games 2014 in subtropical city but sports disciplines that require snowy slopes are carried out in the mountains where there is snow in abundance. Photos: © RIA NOVOSTI/Anton Denisov published in drugoi
Hotel complex “Grand Hotel Polyana”
It is a very cool series of photos. Look at the picture on the TV screen and how it is changing while Vladimir Putin is turning to it.
Even if the photos are photoshopped, there is some symbolism in them. Also, it should be noted that viewers at least in Russia saw this part of the ceremony this way.