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Retro cars owned by retired mechanic Krasinets are displayed at an open-air museum of Soviet-era vehicles in the village of Chernousovo

Rust in Peace: Soviet-Era Cars Fill Russian Mechanic’s Field

Chernousovo, Russia (Reuters) In the remote village of Chernousovo, retired mechanic Mikhail Krasinets tends to more than 300 ramshackle, Soviet-era cars, remnants of a once...
Mini-diorama, showing Iraqi Army vehicle, is seen at home of its creator Radwan Nasser Abdel Amir, a former Iraqi soldier in Kerbala

Iraqi Ex-Soldiers Make Miniature Models to Stay in Touch with Army...

KERBALA, Iraq (Reuters) A small group of Iraqis including a soldier who fought in the civil war have turned to model making to deal with...
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "The French Spiderman", gestures during an interview in Barcelona

At 55, ‘French Spiderman’ Keeps Climbing World’s Skyscrapers

PARIS (Reuters) Alain Robert, sometimes known as the "French Spiderman" for climbing skyscrapers world worldwide, is still defying gravity at the age of 55 He...
Lures are seen on an angler's hat on the opening day of the salmon fishing season on the River Tay at Kenmore in Scotland

Whisky and Waders as Fishermen Welcome Salmon Season in Scotland

KENMORE, Scotland (Reuters) On the banks of the River Tay in the Scottish highlands, a parade of pipers and a whisky-based blessing helped mark the...
The grave of Russian private military contractor Vladimir Kabunin, who was said to be killed in Syria, is pictured at a cemetery in the city of Orenburg, in the southern Urals,

Dying For a Paycheck – The Russian Civilians Fighting in Syria

By Maria Tsvetkova ORENBURG, Russia (Reuters) When Vladimir Kabunin signed up as a private military contractor, he saw a chance to make a wage much...