In crumbling workers’ paradise, Russians live in squalor | AFP

An elegant complex of red-brick buildings, the “Proletarka” in the Russian city of Tver was designed as model housing for workers. But a century later, its impoverished residents are living in squalor.

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In crumbling workers’ paradise, Russians live in squalor | AFP

An elegant complex of red-brick buildings, the “Proletarka” in the Russian city of Tver was designed as model housing for workers. But a century later, its impoverished residents are living in squalor.

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Take off above Volga: Flyboarders perform astonishing manoeuvres

Daredevils gathered to take off on their flyboards in a simultaneous flyboard flight on Saturday, on the Volga River in Russia’s Tver region. This was an international event with participants coming from all over the globe including Thailand, Colombia, Latvia, Estonia and Finland.

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FSB detain 5 people suspected of financing ISIS in Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) released footage, Tuesday, showing the arrest of five alleged Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) supporters in the western Russian city of Tver. During the raid on the suspects’ flat, FSB officers seized several bank cards as well as cheques for cash transactions. The suspects are thought to have been responsible of collecting and sending money to IS militants.

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