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Kola Superdeep Borehole 2

image-4378 Real scientific results The main surprise was that the earth crust turned out to be not a two-layer, as previously was thought. The subsurface rock was the same, but because of the depth and the associated pressure and the temperature the properties of ordinary granite had changed. Basalt, which was to ...

Kola Superdeep Borehole

image-4376 Kola superdeep borehole reveals the secrets of the structure of the earth. Drilling of Kola borehole, or rather the discoveries that have been made in the process, became real breakthrough in the scientific world. The appearance of Kola borehole will disappoint the onlookers. There are no mines or deep runs into the ...

Russian Toy Terrier

image-4358 This little lapdog dog is a real dog capable of actively protecting itself and its owner under any circumstances. One of the most popular breeds of decorative dogs in Tsarist Russia was an English Toy Terrier. But hard times, the revolution of 1917, the following Civil War and then World War 2 ...

Russian borzoi

image-4327 This is an excellent dog for hunting animals. 'Borzoi' in a literal translation from the Old Russian means 'fast.' Indeed, this long faced, wiry, thin-legged dog is able to develop a speed on a short distance that is superior to the speed of almost any animal in Russia. This beautiful dog is ...

Traditional Russian clothing 3

image-4318Clothes count for first impressions At every agewomen had a traditional set of clothes. Usually, for girls before puberty (13-15 years) the only clothing was a long shirt of white (natural) color. Older girls already started to wear skirts ('podol' in the south of Russia). There were differences between the clothing of young ...

Traditional Russian clothing 2

image-4305Men's clothing Traditional Russian men's clothing has always been less diverse than female wear. Men wore ports (pants), a shirt, usually with an oblique collar, and cinched it with a belt. They wore hats made of felted wool –in an infinite variety of shapes. A man in casual clothes (felted hat, shirt, ports, ...

Traditional Russian clothing

image-4296 Original Russian clothing. Traditional Russian clothing is different from clothing of other countries of the world and even from the neighboring countries. Traditions have been preserved primarily within the peasantry. During the reign of Peter I, the Russian tsar issued a decree that prohibited wearingtraditional Russian clothing in favor of foreign clothes. ...

Most popular Russian names in Moscow

image-4290 Some of the names are just becoming popular, others are always popular. Let's see what we have. Most popular Russian boys names Artem For the last two years the most popular name in Moscowgiven to the boyswas the name Artem, which in Greek means 'unscathed.' Artem is a trendy name today; it literally broke into ...

Bomber aircrafts Tupolev: TU-95 and TU-160

image-4231 They are the most famous representatives of Tupolev military aircrafts. Strategic bomber aircraft Tu-95 'Atomic Bear' Strategic (intercontinental) bomber completed its first flight in 1952. In 1955 serial production of the aircraft began. Over the past decades, the aircraft was repeatedly modified and upgraded. The aircraft is still today is in service ...
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