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architecture, photo, sports The remnants of Moscow Olympics

24.03.2015 19:25   

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The heritage of Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics was shot by Russian photographer Anastasia Tsayder for her project “Olympics”. Olympic buildings, mostly designed in 1975-1978, acted as a manifestation of prosperity and power of the Soviet State, Anastasia Tsayder writes on her portfolio. The remnants of Moscow Olympics serve as an example of what may happen to sport venues over time. Certain locations are still used as intended, some were adapted for new functions, some are left half abandoned. Many buildings did not blend into city structure, initially conceived to be messengers from the future they now look like aliens from the past, the photographer concludes.

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photo, transport Russian metro stations in black and white

05.02.2015 15:46   

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Photos by Andrey Kruglikov.

These photos of Saint Petersburg and Moscow Metro systems were taken by Russian photographer Andrey Kruglikov. They highlight the rich architecture that Russians see on their daily commutes.

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Climate, photo Coldest Town on Earth

15.01.2015 16:11    ,

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Photos by Amos Chapple.

Wired magazine published wonderful photos of Oymyakon, which is the coldest town on Earth. This village of 500 residents tucked away in a remote corner of Siberia, just a few hundred miles from the Arctic Circle. Even one look at this pictures is enough to make you freeze.

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photo, report, space How military satellites burn in the atmosphere

23.12.2011 22:19   

Sasha Alexeyenko from Novosibirsk photographed debris of the Meridian military satellite after launch failure.

The Meridian-series communication satellite was launched aboard a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket earlier Friday from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome. The Soyuz-2 suffered a malfunction during the third stage and the satellite came down in Novosibirsk region in Siberia.

novosibirsk, photo, politics, report Vampires and zombies occupied Novosibirsk

31.10.2011 20:09   

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Photos by Maya Shelkovnikova.

The traditional rally of ghosts, werewolves, witches and vampires called “DEMONstratsiya” (DEMONstration) took place on October 31 in Novosibirsk, Russia.

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