Russian Pharaoh Puts His Apartment to Sale

Russian Pharaoh Puts His Apartment to Sale

Just an apartment of an ordinary Moscow pharaoh living in Khamovniki district, who decided to get rid of his “pyramid” for 150 000 000 rubles ($1,937,250,00). Continue reading »

Priests in Russia Conducted a Divine Service in The Covid-Center and Bypassed All Patients by Sprinkling Holy Water and Giving Them Icons

Priests in Russia Conducted a Divine Service in The Covid-Center and Bypassed All Patients by Sprinkling Holy Water and Giving Them Icons
BSMP of Kaluga

The pandemic is still striking Russia in all regions. Medical centers are overcrowded, patients cannot call the ambulance or have to wait for medical help to come for days. And just like always, when hope is nearly gone, it’s them who suddenly appear. Priests in Kaluga, Russia, visited hospitals with Covid patients to sprinkle holy water on them and give them icons. Continue reading »

“Fear Must Abyss”: A Coronavirus Sculpture Was Burned in Russia

"Fear Must Abyss": A Coronavirus Sculpture Was Burned in Russia

The dark wooden sculpture of coronavirus was burned in Voronezh, Russia. It was made by the famous wood carver Alexander Ivchenko. He decided to cut the figure COVID-19 after his whole family had got over infection. Continue reading »

Urban Explorer Makes Fantastic Photos of The Abandoned Radio Station to Seek For Traces of Extra-Terrestrial Civilizations

Urban Explorer Makes Fantastic Photos of The Abandoned Radio Station to Seek For Traces of Extra-Terrestrial Civilizations
Artem Achkasov

Just another place reminding of the scientific past of the great country. The bank of the Volga river, Nizhegorodsk region, Russia and a radio astronomy observatory of the Scientific Research Radiophysical Institute built two years after the war, in 1947. Continue reading »

Leather Covered Toyota Crown XIV Sold in Moscow For $325,000

Leather Covered Toyota Crown XIV Sold in Moscow For 5,000

This was probably one of the wildest ads. The leather-fur car previously made at the order of a Russian oligarch to be presented to queen Elizabeth. Now it’s being sold in Moscow – perhaps, the gift was denied, and it’s not difficult to understand why… Continue reading »

Russian Artist Maria Safronova Paints Anxiety and Uncertainty within Ordered Lives

Russian Artist Maria Safronova Paints Anxiety and Uncertainty within Ordered Lives

How can classical painting techniques be used to construct a reality that reflects and critiques contemporary society? This is what Maria Safronova sets out to do in her recent series of paintings, accompanied by three-dimensional props. Continue reading »

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Disinfector ‘Robots’ Were Hired at a Children’s Hospital in Russia

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Disinfector 'Robots' Were Hired at a Children's Hospital in Russia
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Modern problems require advanced solutions. In a child health care of Rostov small patients are met by such robots. The dummies made by the clinic’s employees measure body temperature and sanitize hands. If the temperature is high, the machine will give an alarming signal. Continue reading »

Russian Guy Perfectly Reproduced Horror Scenes from Metro 2033 in Plasticine

Russian Guy Perfectly Reproduced Horror Scenes from Metro 2033 in Plasticine

He worked on this project for six months; created the Metro 2033 from plasticine. Have you ever seen anything better made from plasticine than this? Surprisingly, there are so many details! Continue reading »

The Incredible Photo-Realistic Portrait Tattoos of Oleg Shepelenko

The Incredible Photo-Realistic Portrait Tattoos of Oleg Shepelenko

Oleg Shepelenko, a talented tattoo artist from Rostov-on-Don, Russia, has been getting international recognition thanks to his insanely detailed portrait tattoos. Continue reading »

Russian Street Artist Shows Off His Amazing Calligraphy Artwork On The Local Tram

Russian Street Artist Shows Off His Amazing Calligraphy Artwork On The Local Tram
Dmitry Chabanov

Here’s a Russian tram after the Stenograffia, a festival of calligraphy in Yekaterinburg. The author of the painting was a calligrapher Vasya Bas. The main message, encrypted in the intricacy of the letters was the phrase: “Life is movement”. Continue reading »

This Woman Recreates One Famous Classic Painting a Day for a Year, Brings Progress to Another Level

Ilya Repin “Princess Sofia Alekseyevna” (1879)
This Woman Recreates One Famous Classic Painting a Day for a Year, Brings Progress to Another Level

Liza Yukhnyova from Saint Petersburg, Russia, perfectly gets into characters of famous masterpieces. Her mastery does not look like entertainment but claims to be called art. Continue reading »

Four Girls Have Been Taking Their Group Photos For 7 Years

Four Girls Have Been Taking Their Group Photos For 7 Years

Four Russian girls, beginning with 2012, have been making their group photos and got them framed. One of them published the photos recently and received a lot of comments from other users. They have been friends since childhood.
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Photographer Travels Across Russia and Captures Forgotten Artefacts Of The Post-Soviet Era

Photographer Travels Across Russia and Captures Forgotten Artefacts Of The Post-Soviet Era

Photographer Lana Sator travels across Russia in search of abandoned places. Her Instagram dedicated to industrial tourism and Soviet architecture have already attracted an impressive audience. Continue reading »

A Businessman Built a Real ‘Hogwarts’ School in The Russian City of Yekaterinburg

A Businessman Built a Real 'Hogwarts' School in The Russian City of Yekaterinburg

Russian businessman Andrey Simanovsky presented the facade design of School No. 106 in Yekaterinburg, which he has been repairing for six years. Simanovsky is a graduate of this school, and his father, as E1.ru writes, participated in the construction of the building, which was completed in 1958. Continue reading »

Russians Compete In the Photo Contest of HUAWEI

“Student”, author — Golosovker Tanya, winner in category “Goodnight”, made with HUAWEI P30 Pro
Russians Compete In the Photo Contest of HUAWEI

Some cool images from the international contest Next-Image Awards held in Russia recently. It’s the biggest contest of mobile photos and video clips made by mobile devices HUAWEI. Last year 520 000 the contest had 520 thousand participants. This year the contest was held in Russia where HUAWEI received more than 20 000 photographs taken with smartphones of the brand. Continue reading »

This Bakery Artists Make Works of Art that Just So Happen to be Cakes

This Bakery Artists Make Works of Art that Just So Happen to be Cakes

Tortik Annushka (Annie’s Cake) is a Moscow-based, cake design studio founded in 2009 by brother and sister pastry chefs. In addition to their sumptuous creations, the studio also offers in-class and online training modules for aspiring bakers of all skill levels. Continue reading »

For Some Strange Reason Russians Love To Turn Their Cars Into Tanks

For Some Strange Reason Russians Love To Turn Their Cars Into Tanks

Russia is a strange place. Their playgrounds are pure nightmare fuel, wedding photos are bizarre, and dirty Russian language is insane in learning. But did you know that they are also weirdly obsessed with turning their cars into tanks? Continue reading »

Russian Utility Company Has Installed Spikes Over The Head Of Lenin Monument To Protect From Birds Poo

Russian Utility Company Has Installed Spikes Over The Head Of Lenin Monument To Protect From Birds Poo

Birds are believed the worst enemies of monuments. Humans have achieved many heights – created iPhones, reached the Mars, solved the Poincare theorem – but they didn’t invent anything better than this to protect monuments from flying saboteurs. The idea belongs to utility company of Magadan. Continue reading »

Russian Couple Build Pyramid Of Giza Replica In Their Rural Backyard

Russian Couple Build Pyramid Of Giza Replica In Their Rural Backyard
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A couple from Istinka, a small village located 12 kilometres outside St Petersburg, Russia, have built a concrete replica of the Great Pyramid of Giza right in their own backyard. Continue reading »

Russian Soul In A Nutshell: Honest Photography By Dmitry Markov

Russian Soul In A Nutshell: Honest Photography By Dmitry Markov

Some photos by Dmitry Markov that evoke both joy and sadness. Most of them are just random moments of life caught by Dmirtry’s iPhone 7. Since 2007 to 2012 Dmitry was working in a public organization “Rostok” supporting orphan children and now his photography is also aimed to draw attention to the hardships of boarding school graduates. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Gained More Than 4M Followers By Taking Bizarre And Thought-Provoking Photos

Russian Artist Gained More Than 4M Followers By Taking Bizarre And Thought-Provoking Photos

25-year-old Russian artist Ellen Sheidlin (previuosly), known as Sheidlina, invites us to her creative, weird, and whimsical fantasy world that is her Instagram feed. Her photos are not your regular perfect shots we are used to seeing; she takes her craft to another level by combining photography, digital art, fashion, and makeup. Continue reading »

This Russian Photoshop Master’s Photo Editing Skills May Blow You Away

This Russian Photoshop Master’s Photo Editing Skills May Blow You Away

Let’s admit it—everyone wants a cool profile picture of themselves on their social media. But it’s hard to make a picture perfect. And even if the picture turns out great, it may lack a certain magic in it that makes it truly outstanding. There’s a saying that begins with “when life gives you lemons…” Well, sometimes life doesn’t give you even that. What to do then? Digital artist Max Asabin’s answer is—Photoshop them in! Continue reading »

Race Driver Ralf Schumacher Buys Classic Russian Offroad “Niva” Car

Race Driver Ralf Schumacher Buys Classic Russian Offroad "Niva" Car

German race driver Ralf Schumacher purchased a Russian “Niva” car and proudly showed in on his Instagram page. Lada 4×4 has been produced since 1977, its design was made by Valery Semushkin 43 years ago. Meantime, Russian drivers prefer foreign cars and treat domestic brands with distrust. Continue reading »

Backstage Reality Of Russia: Atmospheric Photography Through A Skater’s Eyes

Backstage Reality Of Russia: Atmospheric Photography Through A Skater’s Eyes

Petr Barabaka found his first camera in a Moscow dump. He described the battered Kiev-19 that he hauled out of the trash as a “Soviet Nikon, of sorts.” Continue reading »

Seal Pup From Russia Becomes A Popular Meme

Seal Pup From Russia Becomes A Popular Meme

Seal pup from St. Petersburg who tried to escape the Marine Mammals rescue Center became a popular meme. The animal didn’t manage to go far away, he was found in the corridor between water houses. But its cute image has been photoshopped thousands of times. Continue reading »