Smolny Institute for Noble Maidens

Smolny Institute for Noble Maidens – the first female institution in Russia, which marked the beginning of women’s education in the country. The Institute was founded on the…

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Imperial Russia Doll figures by George Stuart

Imperial Russia Doll figures by George Stuart. American mixed media artist George Stuart has been engaged in sculpting outstanding historical figures more than fifty years. The impressive and…

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Inventor of color photography Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky

Inventor of color photography Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky. Russian chemist and photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky is best known for his pioneering work in color photography of early 20th-century Russia. He was…

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Prehistoric mammoths of Khanty-Mansiysk Archeopark

Where today you can see the mammoths? In the picture, the museum, on the TV. But it is better to go to the capital of Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk, where…

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50 major Russian celebrities

Forbes Russia has listed 50 major Russian celebrities of 2013 for the tenth time. Year-on-year in the ranking of celebrities flashes
 one and the same person. All counts…

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