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Saturday, 26 November 2016

26 November 2016. Echoes of the Past: Pre-New Year’s Shop Window Display, 1955

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Kids will be kids… Sov kids at a pre-New Year holiday shop window display. Kids haven’t changed, have they?

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26 November 2016. It Was Just Another Ordinary Day in the Rodina… It’s the “Winter” Before Winter

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You’ve heard of the famous Russian winter. Did you know that “Russian Winter” begins BEFORE “official winter?” Yup… it often starts to snow in late October! Here’s a view of the Russian countryside taken this week.

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26 November 2016. Only in Russia… When You HAVE to Get It from Point A to Point B

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Russians NEVER give up. If you need to get it from Point A to Point B, necessity becomes the mother of invention…

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Friday, 25 November 2016

25 November 2016. Our Great Russian Motherland… Sunset Over the Lena River in Yakutiya

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The Lena River is 4,472 kilometres (2,779 miles) long and navigable for about 90 percent of its length. The navigation season lasts 125 to 175 days (longer in the south, shorter in the north). The Lena’s course runs completely through land affected by permafrost. It’s not always winter in Yakutiya

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