Tatiana Kozhevnikova with her balls. Photos: intimfitness.com.
A Russian woman has set a new world record, lifting a 14-kg glass ball with her vagina muscles. Tatiana Kozhevnikova of Novosibirsk, aged 42, has been exercising her intimate muscles for fifteen years. Read More
A Russian woman from Novosibirsk region [has decided to name](http://en.rian.ru/russia/20090701/155402377.html) her newborn son after Michael Jackson.
Jackson fan Yevgenia Shalenko, 29, gave birth to a boy on the day of the pop legend’s death.
“My sons birthday is both the happiest and the saddest day of my life, as the first thing I learned after recovering from labor was that Jackson had died”, Shalenko told.
The woman has already filed a request to register her son as Michael Shalenko-Jackson.
“We live in Novosibirsk”. Every day that phrase can deliver almost 1.5 million. Among them are foreigners, who lives in the city becomes a real challenge. They come here to work, learn and observe the solar eclipse. If they want to stay here forever? Hardly. But each of them, we believe, is trying to get some pleasure from being here.
metkere.com discussed with the three foreigners their lives in the city. Read More
Photos by [Maya Shelkovnikova](http://lubitel.su/) & [Ilia Kabanov](http://metkere.com/en).
Last night a subway train decorated in IKEA style was introduced in Novosibirsk (Russia). Four cars were turned into a mobile showroom of the Swedish design.
The redesigned train, which features a colorful seats and fancy curtains, will carry passengers until June 6, 2009.
[More photos here](http://flickr.com/photos/nokato/sets/72157608711068244/).
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Photo: [Valery Titievsky](http://dotfoto.blogspot.com/).
[Civil defence exercises](http://dotfoto.blogspot.com/2008/11/blog-post_2277.html) in one of the local schools. Novosibirsk, USSR, 1989.