11 A Plane Crash In Karelia

A Plane Crash In Karelia

The Tu-134 crash near Petrozavodsk in north-west Russia was reported on June 21, 2011 by an eyewitness from a village nearby. The
plane flew from Moscow to the northern city of Petrozavodsk. 44 people out of those 52 aboard couldn't survive in the crash.
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19 The Flight Training Center In Torzhok

The Flight Training Center In Torzhok

The Ka-50 (or Hokum' in NATO parlance) is one of two attack helicopters (the other being the Mi-28)
that were developed against a Russian army requirement for a new close air support helicopter.
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5 The Museum of Rocket Forces in Balabanovo

The Museum of Rocket Forces in Balabanovo

In 100 km from Moscow by the Kiev highway there is a wonderful museum of strategic rocket forces in the training center of SRF. In a huge hangar customers can admire almost the entire history of the Soviet rocket production from the P-2 to the
Topol. However, there is one drawback: the museum is located at the military unit and therefore ordinary people are not allowed to come here, and inordinary are allowed, but still many things are forbidden to be photographed.
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6 Beautiful Moscow From The Shukhov Tower

Beautiful Moscow From The Shukhov Tower

The Shukhov Tower is one of the world's most beautiful and remarkable achievements of engineering. Despite the fact that the tower is an architectural
monument, it doesn't have access to tourists. It is located in a closed area, so to get there you'll have to have great powers of persuasion.
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20 The Russian Atomic Weapon Museum

The Russian Atomic Weapon Museum

The dangerous weapon of the millennium is located in the museum of  Zarechny town.
The museum keeps exhibits that used to be modern and secret just some time ago.
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28 The Horrors of Afghanistan, Part 2

The Horrors of Afghanistan, Part 2

The second part of "the Horrors of Afghanistan" isn't so scary and
depressive as the previous one... Or are we just used to it?
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91 The Day of Memory And Mourning

The Day of Memory And Mourning

70 years ago, on the morning of June 22, 1941, the predawn silence was suddenly broken with missile roars. That's how the war started. Nobody knew yet that the war would be later considered as the most murderous one in the history of mankind. No
one could ever predict what inhuman hardships the Soviet people would have to come across. They were destined to gain the victory,  release the world from fascism and show that the martial spirit of a Red Army man couldn't be broken.
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5 Launch of a Handmade Aircraft

Launch of a Handmade Aircraft

The space attracts all people with its mystery. And Russians are not an exception. During weekends some of them
construct little aircrafts and launch them into the cosmos instead of ordinary walking or going to cinemas.
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80 The Horrors of Afghanistan

The Horrors of Afghanistan

This part of Afghanistan will definitely freak the hell out of any normal person. It's dirty, smelly and disgusting. There, no one will
care of you and your life will cost nothing. Chaos, disorder and impunity - these words have never been that descriptive...
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17 Behind a Monastery Door

Behind a Monastery Door

The Solovetsky Monastery is located on the Solovetsky islands in the White sea. It was founded in 1429 by the monks Herman and
Savvatiy. This place is very attractive for tourists because of its beautiful nature and great old architecture.
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