Tag: russia

Mar 14, 2022

This Is How People Heat Their Houses in the Coldest Place on Earth

This Is How People Heat Their Houses in the Coldest Place on Earth

A whole new level of cold.

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Mar 10, 2022

A Multilingual News Reporter Covers Ukraine Story in Six Different Languages

A Multilingual News Reporter Covers Ukraine Story in Six Different Languages

 Phillip Crowther is a reporter for The Associated Press GMS and his coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine has been making a lot of waves for one very big reason: he’s covering the unfolding events in six different languages. Crowther is the son of a British father and a German mother and he…

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Nov 9, 2021

Growing Up in the Coldest Town on Earth (-71°C, -96°F) Yakutia, Siberia

Growing Up in the Coldest Town on Earth (-71°C, -96°F) Yakutia, Siberia

Would you rather live in the hottest town on Earth or the coldest?

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Dec 1, 2020

This is One of the Longest Walks You Can Find on Google Maps

This is One of the Longest Walks You Can Find on Google Maps

At 22,366 km (13,898 mi), your ETA is roughly 4,470 hours from now

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Dec 18, 2019

Raw Footage from 1990 of a USSR Grocery Store in Moscow

Raw Footage from 1990 of a USSR Grocery Store in Moscow

An uncut 18-minute clip taken in 1990-1991

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Nov 19, 2019

Surreal ‘Ice Tsunami’ Crashes Onto Shores of Dudinka, Russia

Surreal ‘Ice Tsunami’ Crashes Onto Shores of Dudinka, Russia

A surreal scene on the shores of Dudinka, Russia as an ‘ice tsunami’ comes crashing in on 4 June 2019

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May 17, 2018

Russian Fighter Pilot Shows Off for Crowd With Amazing Flying Demo

Russian Fighter Pilot Shows Off for Crowd With Amazing Flying Demo

A Russian fighter pilot in a Sukhoi Su-35S shows off the aircraft’s incredible maneuverability

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Dec 3, 2017

‘Berezka’, the Hypnotizing Russian Folk Dance Where the Women Seem to Float

‘Berezka’, the Hypnotizing Russian Folk Dance Where the Women Seem to Float

Combining small and very quick steps with a floor length gown, these talented dancers appear to float across the stage

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Aug 15, 2016

There’s a Statue in Russia Dedicated to the Most Loyal Dog a City Has Ever Known

There’s a Statue in Russia Dedicated to the Most Loyal Dog a City Has Ever Known

For 7 years he returned to the same spot every day where his owners’ car crashed

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May 6, 2016

In 1986 There Was a Breakdance Battle in the USSR. This Guy Found Them 30 Years Later

In 1986 There Was a Breakdance Battle in the USSR. This Guy Found Them 30 Years Later

Age ain’t nothing but a number. These guys are now in their 40s, 50s and 60s and they’re killing it!

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