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Masterpieces of the Soviet Neorealism 1953-1968

I love Soviet art, or what’s now called Soviet neo-realism. Graphic, mosaics, sculptures and paintings of the Soviet artists are superb. Paintings are so touching, thoughtful and soulful, full of light, deeply rooted in the best traditions of the classic Russian fine art. It’s a well known fact now that CIA used the modern art as one of the tools to destroy the Soviet Union (which is just another name

Armenia Azerbaijan war for Nagorno-Karabakh SITREP April 2nd, 2016 by Scott

On April 2nd, at the time of escalation of skirmishes in Donbas, with the Ukrainian military attacking and shelling Donetsk and nearby villages, Azerbaijan has attacked the Armenian-populated Karabakh. On March 30, 2016 Kerry met with the president of Azerbaijan Aliev and called for an ‘ultimate resolution‘ of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Per Reuters, “U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Wednesday for “an ultimate resolution” of the two-decade-old Nagorno-Karabakh

Russian Academy of Fine Arts in Saint Petersburg

Ilya Repin St. Petersburg State Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture Art of Gold: painting, sculpture and romance inside Russia’s most famous classical art academy in English Ilya Repin St. Petersburg State Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture master classes The Russian Academy of Arts Summer School Unusual models in the Russian Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg

Russian port Sevastopol in Crimea

Sevastopol was founded by an order of the Empress Catherine II of Russia who founded port Sevastopol in 1783 near the Greek settlement Hersoness, that was founded in 529 A.D. In time of Byzantine empire, the town’s name was Herson, or Korsun as Russians called it. The frigate “Ostorojniy” “Vigilant” was sent to find a place for a port. It’s commander the Captain of II rank Ivan Bersenev sailed around

Planet Russia: The most beautiful and Most Technologically Advanced Bridges

Opening of the Palace Bridge in St. Petersburg at night The Most Beautiful Bridges of Saint Petersburg The Lions Bridge The Bank Bridge Anichkov Bridge Lomonosov Bridge The Kerch Strait Bridge This bridge is being contacted by the Russian only companies using Russian only materials. Total 25.5 million tones of construction material will be used for this bridge. So far, 3.5 million tones are delivered to the construction site. This

Ukraine SITREP March 26th, 2016 by Scott

In 2014 Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of Chechnya, drove across Grozny at the speed of 241kh. The local Police department suspended his driver’s license. He said that he needed his driver’s license because he worked and practically lived in cars, and because he was always traveling. When they didn’t budge, he mounted a horse and said that he would have difficulties to perform his duties as a head of Chechnya,

Many Kremlins of Russia

The Kremlins of Russia The Izmailovo Kremlin in Moscow The Pskov Kremlin Pskov is one of the Oldest Cities in Russia Once the de facto Capital of Pskov Republic and acknowledged by The Great Novgorod Republic. It was the western outpost of Russia and had been subjected to many sieges and attacks for centuries by the Teutonic Knights and the Poles. Pskov has survived for more than 1,100 years and

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Nikolay Anisimov’s Ballade, By the very direct order, dedicated to our “Syrians.” Николай Анисимов – По самому прямому назначенью (NEW) We have a snow storm at home, But here the weather is simply perfect. We stay in an “all starts” hotel, in apartments – “extra class”! Facilities are outside. We’ve had worse. Around us it’s practically resort With palm trees of wonderful beauty And the picture perfect sea. But we

Car trips across Russia: from Irkutsk to Moscow

Car trips across Russia: from Irkutsk to Moscow Trip First: Irkutsk – Moscow via Highway M7 Fly to Irkutsk Landing in Irkutsk International Airport (UIII), Russia Irkutsk Aerial view Irkutsk in motion 2016 Car trip from Irkutsk to Moscow on highway M53 Part I out of 20 The Russian route M53 is a federal highway in Russia, part of the Baikal Highway: Novosibirsk-Kemerovo-Krasnoyarsk-Tayshet-Irkutsk, 1860 km. Car trip across Russia from

The City Of Ryazan was founded in 1095 in Russia [Updated]

The City Of Ryazan was founded in 1095 in Russia People and places of Ryazan – Visit Ryazan Bike ride across Ryazan A young woman, Yulia Lazareva, long haul truck driver en route from Crimea to Ryazan Old Russian Waltzes. 60 minutes of wonderful music 01 – On the Hills of Manchuria (I.Shatrov) 02 – Birch (E.Dreyzin) 03 – Forest Fairy Tale (B.Bekker) 04 – Remembrance (A.Dzhoys) 05 – Orchid

Rostov-On-Don Russian port near the Sea of Azov was founded in 1749

Rostov-on-Don is a port city and the administrative center of Rostov Oblast and the Southern Federal District of Russia. It lies to the southeast of the East European Plain, on the Don River, 32 kilometers from the Sea of Azov. City was founded by the Empress of Russia Elizaveta Petrovna in December 15th, 1749. Rostov-on-Don Areal View Winter and Christmas in Rostov-on-Don   Rostov-on-Don   Cool car trip from Rostov-on-Don

Germany SITREP March 19th, 2016 by C.

In the context of my previous SITREP, you can see that I am totally opposed to a lot of German policies in general and to the German policies regarding the refugees and the migration crisis in particular. When I say that the German people have an obligation to help, I mean that the German people as a community of individuals have an obligation to help those in need, because all

Your thoughts on Israel’s threat to vaporize the holiest sites of Christianity, by Scott

Before the end of his term the President Barak Obama is determined to undo what many see as the greatest injustice of our time. He wants to bring Israel back to its 1967 borders according to the UN resolution and to make Jerusalem a capital of two countries, Palestine and Israel. As the Israeli media puts it: “Obama to use UN to divide Jerusalem.” Michael Bulgakov, an author of “Master

Planet Russia: The most beautiful Orthodox Christian churches of Russia

The most beautiful churches of Russia St. Isaac’s Cathedral The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky Monastery Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is known to Petersburgers as the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood – or even just the Church on the Blood – as it marks the spot where Alexander II was fatally wounded in an assassination attempt on March 1, 1881 The interior of

Novorossiysk is home to major naval base of the Russian Navy Black Sea Fleet [Updated]

Novorossiysk was founded in 1838 on the west coast of Tsemess Bay of the Black Sea. It’s a city in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. It is the country’s main port on the Black Sea and the leading Russian port for exporting grain. It is one of the few cities honored with the title of the Hero City. Novorossiysk Aerial view Truly amazing video of road constructions in Krasnodar Krai Region Black

Kazan is the Third Capital of Russia

1000 years of Kazan Architecture of Kazan Republic Tatarstan Kazan Two brothers on a road trip from Yekaterinburg – Perm – Votkins – Izhevsk – Naberezhnye Chelny – Kazan – Nizhny Novgorod – Vladimir – Moscow Beautiful Kazan at night they are going to Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism (SCOLIPE) for athletic competition Sports in Kazan Ancient town Bulgar (also spelt Bolghar) and its White

Kiev egged the Russian Embassy, but Maria Zakharova is the one with egg on her face, by Scott

On Friday March 11th, after a week of violent attacks by Kiev junta mercenaries on the buildings of Russia’s diplomatic mission in Ukraine, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Maria Zakharova gave a Media briefing and made the following statement: “Will appeal to those who took and still have been taking part in these pogroms. Do you consider yourself cool when clutching in your fist a chicken egg and Zelenka