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... is the aim and there were slogans everywhere as a reminder. The factory has a high automation level of 85%. I found it extremely fascinating what those robots are able to do and what technology and engineers must stand behind them. It was entertaining to just stand there and watch the people and machines work together. During the tour we learnt that the smooth process is only possible because the tasks are all rather standardized.
Consequently, the tasks are ...
... with orders to fire at will. Although Nicholas II was not responsible for this seminal tragedy, it marked the beginning of the end for the power of the Imperial family, which was increasingly isolated at its suburban residence. The Winter Palace saw the official opening of the first Duma in 1906, and Nicholas II and his wife returned to the palace to accept the salute of troops departing for the front in ...
... that require electricity to get around), avtobus ( buses) and marshrutki ( cab like vans that you can flag down anywhere but that drive bus routes) are all wizzing by. Life is moving! And so are we.
The home phone rings, it's my older cousin Olga. She is here to see us and go for a walk. Walks are very common here, people spending hours outdoors talking and walking the city. It is as normal as you spending a few hours online in the evening catching up on life events. I ...
... museum. The Hermitage museum is so vast we only had time for a flying visit to the Art section. It includes the winter palace of Peter the Great as one if five buildings in the centre of the city. We saw masterpieces by Da Vinci, Rembrandt and others. The most impressive was the "Descent from the Cross" by Rembrandt. Sean spoke at some length about the significance of ...
... Amber. Once again this palace was very opulent with many, many rooms with lots and lots of gold. This palace underwent extreme damage during WWII, in particular during it's Nazi occupation. It came under heavy fire from ground battles as well as bombing. It has been reconstructed using black and white photographs taken prior to the WWII. There are numerous photographs showing the before and after. The palace is also famous for its many fine gardens, ...