29 Soviet Means of Transportation

Soviet Means of Transportation

Posted on February 9, 2009 by

Soviet Means of Transportation

Soviet means of transportation. Just self-descriptive.

Soviet Means of Transportation 2

Soviet Means of Transportation 3


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29 Responses to “Soviet Means of Transportation”

  1. Hugo Chavez says:


    • Miss India says:

      OMG revisiting Soviet era transportation is going back to some 50 years ago. So much poverty, outdated technology and backward means of transportation. Why oh why everything had to be substandard and inferior in poor old Soviet Union? I feel sorry for all the people who lived through that time :(

  2. -md-tt- says:

    i like the offroad volga :D

  3. bilosh says:

    As a small boy I often ride the Metro and VI Lenin would conduct metro cars himself. He would stare at me with wee beady eye and pointy beard. I dont know how he drove train while looking only at me, but here he is in foto #79.

    Nice collection fotos!

  4. Bert says:

    We saw most of these in previous posts. Such as the 4×4 Moskvich, the “hedgehog” machine gun system and the picture of the wartime deer. The rest is all photoshopped. I can see pixels.


  5. Caprea says:

    Is that Gagarin on picture #39?

    BTW, what’s that sports car? I like it!

  6. CZenda says:

    Picture 11 shows Fiat 1800.

  7. shuddub says:

    Mercedes S-Class … very Soviet indeed. :P

  8. scot says:

    Tantalising as usual – great pics with no info! A lot of them are not self descriptive at all

    Questions knowledgeable Russian folk..

    1) Those jets (about pic 34 what are they?
    2) What is the Sports car with the guy in uniform?
    3) THe one with the large canal – is that the big one that links Moscow with somewhere that Stalin built?



  9. w says:

    I dont understand why police used BMW as per last pic… they were hella expensive back in the day.

    • maxD says:

      Go to the post from a few days ago – http://englishrussia.com/?p=2273

      Detailed account of how militia acquires BMWs.

      Even though they cannot really be labeled as ‘consumer electronics’, they are still quite expensive in Russia. More expensive than abroad, I might add.

    • maxD says:


      detailed account of militia acquiring a BMW.

      Although not really ‘consumer electronics’ they are still quite expensive in Russia. More expensive than abroad, even.

  10. Jake03446 says:

    Thank car in Picture 13 would have looked even better than the Gaz 13 they made. To bad the government didn’t approve. :(

  11. Bilosh says:

    Foto #26 is famous Soviet “Krazy Komrade” He believe he may achieve orbit on special motor-bike. If that not bad enough, he convince sexy lady that she could orbit also. Notice sexy lady riding outside of spacecraft!

  12. i always wait and look on the internet about the latest consumer electronics items that i can buy.,`;

  13. so what would be the hottest consumer elecdtronic items for the year 2010?.~.

  14. consumer electronics like camera phones are getting more and more popular these days`”.

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