Destination: Ekaterinburg

In the next series Mark Ames travels to Ekaterinburg, the historic and economic centre of the Urals. It was founded in 1723 by Tsar Peter the Great and named after his wife, Catherine. The last Russian Tsar Nicolas II and his family were assassinated there by the Bolsheviks on July 16, 1918. In Ekaterinburg, Mark visits strange monuments and sculpture exhibition. He also gets inside a film production company where he tries to apply for a job. Also, Mark attends a rock festival, as the city is considered to be the capital of Russian rock-music.