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Destination: Ekaterinburg

In the next series Mark Ames travels to Ekaterinburg, the historical and economical centre of the Urals. It was founded in 1723 by Tzar Peter the Great and named after his wife, Catherine. The last Russian czar 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 the 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.