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  • The road from Omsk

    This recent video of the road from Omsk looks like it’s straight from Stalker film by Andrei Tarkovsky (1979). It does explain why the Russians can’t leave the city of Omsk. Read more: “Don’t Try To Leave the City of Omsk”. via youtube More

  • In the city of Omsk, everything is backwards

    Omsk city workers were spotted while distributing a snow in a snowy day. They were dumping truckload of snow on the streets sidewalk. Locals found it odd, that instead of cleaning the streets from the snow, workers were doing the opposite. As the press service of Omsk administration explained, that snow was collected from gardens […] More

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    Don’t Try To Leave the City of Omsk

    Located in the south-west of Western Siberia, the city of Omsk is the place to avoid, according to some of its residents. When comparing the wages and cost of living in Omsk and other major cities in Russia – the ratio is not in favor of Omsk. Salaries are clearly below the average in Russia, […] More

  • The Great Beer Heist: A resident of Omsk stole 20 tons of beer

    Omsk police detained an unidentified 22-year-old man, who is accused of stealing beer. The weight of the stolen beer was 20 tons (40,000 pounds) and valued over 1,068000 rubles ($20,700). While working in a transportation industry, the young man came up with a criminal plot. Allegedly, he found someone else’s passport on the street and […] More

  • Patriotism as Addiction Treatment at the Omsk Correctional Institution

    On February 19th, 20015, inmates of Omsk Correctional Institution for drug addicts and alcoholics spent their day making patriotic snow sculptures. As was requested by the facility administration, inmates had to take part in mandatory snow sculpture contest marking the Defender of the Fatherland Day, a holiday celebrated on February 23. First place went to […] More

  • Superman from Omsk

    An unidentified pedestrian from Omsk jumped on hood of car to avoid being hit. For his amazing leap, locals named him ‘Superman’. – via More

  • Dancing City of Omsk

    The Dancing City is an annual award ceremony for achievements in dance sport with demonstrations of the best dance schools of Omsk city. The main idea of the project is to promote dance sport in the city of Omsk and attract residents to this way of spending leisure time. Recently, this promotional video was recorded […] More