Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Russian Video: Nutcracker – Russian Dance…

The world-renowned Mariinsky Theater, known during Soviet times as the Kirov Opera and Ballet Theater, reverted to its original name in 1992. The present building, which dates back to 1859, originally housed another theater but was remodeled and taken over by the Mariinsky company. During pre-revolutionary times the theater enjoyed royal patronage and has played host to some of Russia’s most celebrated classical performers; Fiodor Shaliapin sang there, and the dancers Vatslav Nizhinsky, Matilda Kshesinskaya, Anna Pavlova also graced its stage and as you can see the Nutcracker was performed there also…

Nutcracker: Nutcracker has enjoyed enormous popularity since the mid-20th century and is now performed by countless ballet companies, primarily during the Christmas season, especially in the U.S. Tchaikovsky’s score has become one of his most famous compositions, in particular the pieces featured in the suite…

So much fun to watch…

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Russian Video: Balalaika – Balalayka – Балалайка…

Balalaika virtuoso Alex Siniavski and Mikhail Smirnov (guitar)performing Russian folk song “The Moon Is Shining Brightly” (Svetit Mesyats) Светит месяц…

I love this little instrument and it has a powerful history for an instrument. It is not just small in size though and there are some versions that are plain huge…

Tidbit of information: It is said that the Balalaika embodies the Russian people’s character, with its ability to switch from happiness to sadness with ease. Originally it was a folk and peasant instrument. It was common for the peasant ballads, composed for the Balalaika, to irreverently poked fun at the authority of the times. For this reason there were times when the Balalaika was banned by both the Orthodox Church and the State. The instrument enjoyed its greatest folk popularity in the early 18th century…

Russians love their Balalaika…

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Russian Video: Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 – “Tramplin City”

Tramplin is an ideal world model for people of constant progress and evolution. For those who are always on the move, who never take their life for granted. Tramplin is a resort for the new generation with their ambitions and abilities. Tramplin is the unique environment of Krasnaya Polyana meeting state-of-the-art architecture and technology.

It’s Tramplin that will host the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi 2014. In Tramplin, there is no fuss, no big city routine, no activity limits. Tramplin offers a brand new lifestyle with a variety of carefully selected conceptual parties, film premieres, art galleries, and restaurants.

Tramplin is a wide range of all action sports activities one can imagine featuring a unique pool with an artificial wave for surfing.

In the Tramplin city one can live or spend his holidays all year round, alone or with his family and friends.

In the Tramplin City one can open his own concept-store or an art gallery, organize a concert or a film festival.

And, most importantly: The Tramplin city wants you to do it. The Tramplin project relies on creative and self-confident people who will set their own life laws in the city.

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Russian Video: The Russian Electric Locomotive…

The electric train in Russia is a revered item. It is the way that people transverse the largest country in the world…

In Russia the electric locomotive is a mainstay of life. It is extremely important to the flow of humanity. The wide variety of locomotives makes every train a new experience. You can be hundreds of kilometers from Moscow and still be traveling by an electric train…

I myself have seen many of these locomotives because I travel by train a lot in Russia…

Watch the movie and enjoy the music. I think that locomotives are beautiful and under that beauty is lots and lots of power… :)

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Russian Video: The Highway Fight: Ringside seats…

This is a great video and it is about road rage in Russia. The roads in Russia can become very testing to anyone’s patience. I myself have had many moments when I want to express myself as such over the stupidity that they do in Russia while driving…

These guys decide to go at it and just when you think they are best buddies again, they get mean one more time…

I laughed my head off at this video and yes this is Kyle not Sveta… :)

So enjoy a 9 round boxing match on the streets of Moscow…

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Russian Video: World War 2 Soviet Tank Found on the Bottom of a River…

A Klim Voroshilov KV-1 heavy tank has been raised from the bottom of the Neva River in St. Petersburg. The tank sank during World War II…

A Soviet KV-1 tank which sank in the Neva River near Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) during World War II has been successfully recovered from the bottom of the river in the Kirov district of northwestern Russia’s Leningrad Region.

­”Despite the stormy weather and the depth exceeding 15 meters at this place, the operation for the retrieval of the future museum exhibit was successful,” the press service chief for the Western Military District, Colonel Andrey Bobrun, was quoted by the Interfax-AVN agency on Thursday as saying.

The tank was recovered from the Neva by soldiers of the 90th Special Search Battalion of the Western Military District, in cooperation with staff of the Museum of the Battle for Leningrad. The operation was completed on Wednesday at 05:00 GMT.

Experts who examined the tank have concluded that, despite all these decades underwater, it is still in good condition and can now be restored to its original state. The remaining ammunition was taken by specialists of the Emergency Ministry for deactivation.

“There were no remains of the crew found inside the tank, and that suggests that they had escaped from the sinking battle machine,” Bobrun continued. “We can already conclude that the tank was likely to have sunk while crossing the river on a pontoon on the way to the combat area. After determining serial numbers of the units and the assemblies of KV-1, the museum staff will be able to track the fate of the crew and even find their relatives.”

Officials say that the tank, once restored, will be able to take part in historic parades and other activities.

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Russian Video: Lets Bungee Jump Russian Style…

Get ready for a ride. Yes these are Russian kids and they have invented their own Bungee style of fun? Fun? I am not sure if I would find it fun but it takes all kinds to make the world go around and these kids are definitely enjoying life. Lets just hope that they continue to keep their lives…

After you see what this young girl does you will realize that you don’t need a fancy amusement park and wild rides to have a thrill…

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Russian Video: The Kuban Cossack Сhoir…

The modern Kuban Cossack Chorus sets the date of its creation as 14 October 1811, when its predecessor, the Black Sea Host Singing Chorus (Черноморский Войсковый певческий хор), was formed. The founders of this choir were Kirill Rossinsky and regent Grigory Grechinsky. Over the next hundred years in addition to singing the Russian Orthodox Liturgy in Slavonic, the choir regularly gave public concerts throughout the Krasnodar Krai. These concerts would include classical works as well as folk songs in addition to sacred works…

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This is a great video. This choir dates back many years and they have a huge show that they perform. This is just one song out of many. The choir ranges from children to men and women. Great music…

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