A Russian All-Righty

Лад is a nice little word. No one seems to know its origins, but it contains notions of order, harmony, and accord – all those good emotions and behaviors that make life not only livable, but peaceful.
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Ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev puts his villa in Bavarian Alps up for sale

Ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev puts his villa in Bavarian Alps up for sale – media

The three-storey mansion with 17 rooms, built in 1908, was bought by Gorbachev’s only daughter Irina Virganskaya in 2006, according to Tegernseerstimme newspaper Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has offered for sale his land plot and a mansion near Lake Tegernsee in the Bavarian Alps, German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung has reported. The Gorbachevs bought the…

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Sevastopol may become world center of military history tourism, lawmaker says

Sevastopol may become world center of military history tourism, lawmaker says

The Crimean port city is home to ancient historical landmarks and military history monuments Sevastopol has the potential to turn into the world center of military history tourism, considering that the Crimean port city is home to ancient historical landmarks and military history monuments, Sevastopol legislature deputy Alexei Chaly told TASS on Monday. “I believe…

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Three police officers

Police – the succession of generations and sculpture “The opening of this sculptural composition will be dedicated to May 9. Soon over bronze sculptures will be work masters. The sculpture depicts the policeman, Soviet policeman and modern police. It symbolizes the continuity of generations,” – said the press service of the Nizhny Novgorod police. “The…

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MODIFICATION OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS ON THE BASIS OF BINDER MATERIALS

The paper presents the analysis of the patent information about modification of composite materials by introducing functional complex additives and/-or nanoadditives. Inventions can be applied in building technologies in order to produce nanomodified composite materials on the basis of air and hydraulic binder substances, that will allow us to intensify considerably industrial production of nanomodified…

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«THERE’S PLENTY OF ROOM AT THE BOTTOM», OR HOW NANOTECHNOLOGIES CAN CHANGE THE WORLD OF CONCRETE

It’s quite impossible to imagine modern construction without concrete. Today the world volume of concrete being produced is more than 4 milliard of m3 per year. Concrete is used under different operational conditions, it is ecologically friendly material and it has unlimited source of raw materials and comparatively low cost. One should also mention its…

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