- Belyanas: Forgotten River Giants
- Nizhnekamsk: Russian Oil Refining Capital
- This Girl Has an Unusual Hobby
- Exclusive: Birth of Russian Matryoshka Dolls
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 08:19 PM PST
Today few people know what the word “Belyana” means but just a hundred years ago giant ships called “Belyanas” were sailing along the Volga and Vetluga rivers and probably were the most unique river crafts in the world. Even today … Read more...
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 01:06 PM PST
Nizhnekamsk is an industrial city in Russia, the hole of the Europe’s largest oil refinery and chemical plant. The city is in Tatarstan region of Russia which has the huge oil reserves – they say it will be enough to … Read more...
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 08:46 AM PST
Maria, a mathematician, from Novosibirsk “scientists city” as it was called in Soviet times, has a pretty much unusual hobby. Can you guess what is she up to just by looking on this photo above? Probably the first thought comes … Read more...
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 09:35 PM PST
Matryoshka is one of the most recognizable symbols of Russia. It is brought from the country as a souvenir usually bought only by foreigners. Blogger Yaroslav visited a place in a little town called Semenov where these wooden dolls are made … Read more...
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