St Petersburg Guide
Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica.In Medieval Russia, the Boyars represented an aristocratic...
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Books and Art
Anna Pavlova and Michael Mordkin performing the Russian Dance (1909). Foulsham & Banfield. Published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd. National Portrait Gallery. Mordkin joined Diaghilev for the 1909...
1967 - Soviet Circus Robot - Oleg Sokol (Soviet) - cyberneticzoo.com
In 1953, the Soviet acrobat, athlete, illusionist Anatoly Sokol (his real surname was Sadokha) has prepared an original attraction “The Miracles without Miracles”. The stunts, built on the use of telemechanics, high frequency currents, ultrasound, radio engineering (radio engineers A. Tyushkevich and V. Sidyakin), were performed for the first time in this attraction. In 1966 …
Legendary gunmaker Kalashnikov flown to Moscow for treatment
93-year-old Mikhail Kalashnikov has been flown to Moscow for hospital treatment on an Emergencies Ministry plane after being taken ill in his home city of Izhevsk. The iconic gunsmith is said to be in a serious condition.