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Russia’s Embassy in London is Having Fun

The Russian embassy in London is making fun of the fear of Russian hackers, other stereotypes.

Girl Power

Several battalions of impeccably dressed smiling ladies took part in the Victory Day military parade on Red Square.

Moscow Metro Presented Opera in Elvish Language

Опера на эльфийском языке в метро в память об авторе "Сильмариллиона" и "Властелина колец" Джоне Толкине.
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Think Hard

I think I always make the right choice ;)
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Photos by Misha Friedman

(C) Copyright 2015 Misha Friedman Photographer´s website Misha Friedman of New York City was born in Moldova in 1977. He graduated with degrees from Binghamton University...

Victory Day in Moscow, 2017

Military parade in Moscow on Victory Day.  
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The Last Documents on Censorship in the USSR

For students/scholars who need official Soviet documents on censorship. They clearly show what the Soviet people were allowed to know about their own country.

Istanbul, Turkey

It is unbelievable but I did visit Istanbul virtually by mistake, en route to a region that was about to explode in civil war,...

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is one of the best countries with the best people I have ever visited. No kidding. My pictures do not necessarily prove that, but just take my word for it.
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Political Matryoshka Dolls – Nothing Personal, Business Only

Matryoshka nested dolls have always been popular with Russian kids, who love opening up one shell after another to find the smallest doll hidden...

Hitler Youth Hairstyle is Popular in Russia

Russian hairdressers - both men’s and women’s - offer their clients the trendiest style of the time: Hitlerjugend. The name sounds kind of inappropriate in...
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Loneliness

You don’t see many disabled folks in Moscow because the city is not really fit for them, and not because there aren’t many.
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Chocolate Putin

A few years ago I saw Russian president Vladimir Putin immortalized in chocolate, and I'm still wondering who bought him and how they ate him.

Ukrainians Move to Facebook After Government Ban on Russian Social Nets

According to the BBC video story from Kiev, Ukrainians, while being somewhat unhappy with the recent government ban on popular Russian social networks, are...

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