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Jun/15

30

Evolution of the Russian beauty

Great video about the changes in the style of women living in Russia since the 1910s to the 2010s.

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May/15

11

Fireworks in Moscow on Victory Day

By tradition, the celebration of Victory Day on May 9 in many large cities of Russia ends with fireworks.

The biggest and most colorful fireworks are held in Moscow, the capital city of the country. Let’s look at some photos of one of them. Photos by: Konstantin Abrosimov.

Fireworks on Victory Day in Moscow, Russia, photo 1

colorful photos

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Mar/15

13

One year of life of Krasnoyarsk city

Krasnoyarsk is the largest cultural, economic, industrial and educational center of Central and Eastern Siberia, the administrative center of Krasnoyarsk Krai (the second largest region of Russia).

This city, founded in 1628, is the largest of the old cities of Siberia. Krasnoyarsk is the easternmost city in the country with a population of over 1 million people. Let’s look at the city in motion, at different times of the day and year.

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Brief background. Last November, one of the mines owned by “Uralkali” company was partially flooded. The mine is located near Solikamsk town (Perm region).

Later, about 3.5 km from the mine, on the territory occupied by garden plots of Solikamsk residents, a giant sinkhole (30×40 meters) was found (the first post about this event).

Giant sinkhole, Solikamsk, Perm region, Russia

the situation a few months later

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It is a pretty interesting video shot on a weekday in the Olympic Park in Sochi – about one year after the Games.

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It’s just a perfect illustration of the phrase that has become a cruise in today’s Russia – “We wanted the best, it turned out as always.” (turn on the subtitles)

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Jun/14

24

Volgograd speed underground tram

Volgograd speed tram (Metrotram) is a transport system with 22 stations carrying about 10 million passengers annually.

7.1 km long section is built under the city center. Volgograd city speed tram is one of the most interesting tram routes in the world. Photo by parovoz.com

Volgograd speed underground tram, Russia

unique tram in action

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This is absolutely insane video with a flight around the Kremlin and other objects in the center of Moscow.

Surprisingly, the quadcopter was not shot down and the pilot was not detained. Apparently, no one expected such courage and foolishness.

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If you like architecture, then the following video tour about monuments of Constructivism in Yekaterinburg will probably be interesting to you.

Nowadays, Constructivism (the Constructivist style in architecture) is a brand of Russia and Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk in the Soviet era) is one of the world’s largest exhibits of Constructivism. Sources: Ural Life & Culture and roomple.ru

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May/14

9

Victory Day parade on Red Square – dashcam view

Today, Russia celebrates Victory Day in the Second World War. In honor of this memorable date, military parades have been held in many cities across the country.

The main parade has been held on Red Square in Moscow. Interesing video – first-person view of the parade.

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