links for 2011-02-13

  • A small quay in one of the Russian ports is full of various ships. Some of them are rather intact while others are in complete ruins. Let’s have a look at some of them.
    (tags: russia boats)
  • There are many places in Russia where old Soviet locomotoves rest after their long service. Let’s explore one of such spots.
    (tags: russia trains)
  • Ministers are expected to publish plans to enable same-sex couples to "marry" in church, the BBC has learned.

    Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone is to propose lifting the ban on civil partnerships taking place in religious settings in England and Wales.

    There are no plans to compel religious organisations to hold ceremonies and the Church of England has said it would not allow its churches to be used.

    (tags: GayMarriage)