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  • Creepy Outdoor Decorations

    People all over the world are involved in enhancement of the looks of their yards. Russians are not an exception. However, lack of funds to hire professionals results in depressing scenery. More

  • How Soviet Space Dreams Became a Photographer’s Inspiration

    The rocket and space program of the USSR, along with the exploration of the universe left its mark on the country. Obviously, it reflected on the people’s minds as well. Every other little boy wanted to be an astronaut. One of them was the photographer Ivan Mikhailov. As a child, he often stared at the […] More

  • The Playground in Saratov City

    Captured by the prominent Russian blogger Ilya Varlamov, the photos of a playground in Saratov recently went viral. To see more disturbing playgrounds visit this and this posts. More

  • Russian Housing Authorities Create Weirdness

    Since the late fifties, Housing Authorities (ЖЭК) are responsible for maintenance and landscaping of Russia’s neighborhoods. Each block used to have a housing office with its own maintenance crew and office workers. During the Soviet times, Housing authorities or Upravdom also were responsible for public and social work. They used to put up street billboards […] More