Ekaterina, 24, from Yekaterinburg (1,775 km east of Moscow) creates personifications of Russian cities. She depicts each one in the form of an anime protagonist, supplying it with a character, habit, and description. “I have been fascinated with this – presenting … [Read more...] about ‘Vladivostok always gets drunk’: This is what Russian cities would be like if they were people
Russian amber room
SQUATTERS have taken over a Russian billionaire’s £15million mansion in one of Britain’s most exclusive streets.The group are believed to have broken into the Grade II listed home in London’s Eaton Square earlier this week.Incredible images from inside the … [Read more...] about Inside the £15million Belgravia mansion owned by a Russian billionaire that squatters have taken over – and they seem pretty settled already!
WANNABE Indiana Joneses and Lara Crofts, listen up!While you might think that buried treasure only exists in a big screen blockbuster, in reality there’s a trove of treasure out there waiting to be discovered.You just need to know where to look.From forgotten 17th century … [Read more...] about The hidden treasure worth up to £8million that could be found in shipwrecks just off the coast of Cornwall
The Amber Room, the most famous and valuable piece of art looted by Nazi Germany, has eluded treasure hunters ever since it went missing in the final months of the Second World War. Even the mighty Soviet KGB and the ruthlessly meticulous East German Stasi secret service … [Read more...] about Treasure hunters resume hunt for Amber Room
Culture ministers from Russia and Germany on Tuesday will be among the first people to see the completely reconstructed Amber Room, an 18th century masterpiece that originally belonged to the Prussian King Frederick I. For more than 20 years, dozens of Russian craftsmen have … [Read more...] about Russia’s Long-lost “Amber Room” Reopens