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  • Saint Petersburg train station platform renovation in one picture

    Saint Petersburg is getting ready for the World Cup 2018. On one of the platforms of a Moscow train station, major renovation is going on. The tile, which was laid down less than a year ago, is being replaced, by a new one with totally different pattern. via fontanka.ru More

  • World Cup 2018: Welcome to Yekaterinburg

    In Yekateringburg, unidentified guys put up the symbol of the World Cup 2018 on a wasteland by the railroad. Assuming that construction was installed by some soccer fan, the city authorities soon removed it. More

  • Fifa World Cup: Russia 2018

    According to some Russians, this promotional poster reflects the real conditions of soccer fields. Related: Soccer Fields In The Middle Of Nowhere. More

  • Disfigured ears are the weird trend in Dagestan

    Disfigured ears is common among professional fighters. Cauliflower ear (also known as boxer’s ear or wrestler’s ear) is an acquired deformity of the outer ear, in which the ear thickens, wrinkles and folds on itself, coming to resemble a cauliflower. That is usually the result of blunt trauma, such as in boxing, wrestling, martial arts, […] More

  • Meme: Zabivaka – Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Official Mascot

    Internet users made fun of Russian soccer using Zabivaka mascot. The results of voting for the mascot of the World Cup, which will take place in 2018 in Russia, have been just announced. It is worth noting, that the mascot: the wolf Zabivaka is liked by most people. However, internet users didn’t delay and already […] More

  • UEFA Euro 2016: How Social Media Reacted to Russia’s Soccer Team Loss

    Last night, the Russian soccer team lost the game, so they wont be competing in UEFA Euro Championship 2016. After their poor performance, players were criticized by the head of Russia’s soccer federation. Many soccer fans were simply outraged as well. Now, the Russian soccer team players are dubbed as “wooden people” (деревянные человечки) on […] More

  • Muhammad Ali in the Soviet Union, 1978

    In May 1978, Moscow was preparing for 1980 Summer Olympics. The Soviet Ambassador to the United States, Dobrynin proposed to invite the famous athlete and world boxing champion Muhammad Ali, to the Soviet Union. Dobrynin’s proposal was supported and in June, 1978, Muhammad Ali arrived in Moscow, along with his wife, coach-manager and his lawyer. […] More

  • Wakeboarding in Chelyabinsk

    Chelyabinsk wakeboarder Artem Nesytyh decided to take advantage of city’s muddy puddles. He rode his board through waves of partially flooded road, while being towed behind a vehicle. The video was uploaded on YouTube. It shows very bad road conditions and cars that are half buried in a mud. However, Artem definitely sees glass half […] More

  • The Great Siberian Traverse – The Ski Documentary

    The Great Siberian Ski Traverse follows Callum Pettit, Ingrid Backstrom and Nick Martini on a 6,000-mile journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. The documentary is a blend of fun adventure and great ski footage. The movie is a great watch for lazy days. Narrator’s heavy Russian accent adds a little flavor, and carelessly eases […] More

  • Soccer Fields In The Middle Of Nowhere

    In 2018, 21st FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia. 11  cities were selected for the tournament by the Russian Football Union and FIFA: Moscow, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi and Yekaterinburg. In anticipation of the event, cities authorities will construct and renovate soccer fields and accompanying infrastructure. […] More

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