18 Kuskovo Manor: Entertainment House of Russian Elite

Kuskovo Manor: Entertainment House of Russian Elite

Welcome to Kuskovo Manor, the summer entertainment country-house of count Peter Sheremetiev which was intended for parties, celebrations and entertainments. For more than half a century beginning with 1739 and ending with 1792 count P.
B. Sheremetiev, son of Peter the Great’s associate Field-Marshal B. P. Sheremetiev, has built and decorated the manor. His summer residence was not inferior to the tsar’s palace in refinement and magnificence.
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16 New Life of the Soviet Monoplane

New Life of the Soviet Monoplane

On the 17th of July flight tests of the restored Soviet fight
monoplane Polikarpov I-16 were held at the Mochische airdrome.
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42 The Demonstrative Exercises of the 45th Engineer Regiment

The Demonstrative Exercises of the 45th Engineer Regiment

One day spent at the 45th Separate Engineer Camouflage Regiment included demonstrative exercises
at the stadium and the shooting range. We offer you now to see the pictures taken there.
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16 100 Year Old Hydro Power Plant

100 Year Old Hydro Power Plant

Year 1908... There isn't yet a hint of the First World War and the followed it revolution. The economy of the Russian Empire is rising. The metallurgical plant in neighboring Satka city has already been working for 150 years and the Uralian part
of the Trans-Siberian Railway has already been finished. In such favorable conditions, the aristocratic family of Mordvinovs decides to build a unique for those times enterprise - a power station and a plant in one bunch.
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14 The 90th Search Battalion and Its Excavations

The 90th Search Battalion and Its Excavations

Today we'll visit the 90th special separate search battalion and see
that conditions of every day life there are becoming better.
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37 Rocket Launch In the Plesetsk Cosmodrome

Rocket Launch In the Plesetsk Cosmodrome

These photos were taken in the Plesetsk cosmodrome during preparations of the rocket for a launch:
from the transportation to the assembly place to the installation on the launch platform.
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28 Moscow Of A Past Age

Moscow Of A Past Age

Today you'll get a chance to visit a wonderful exhibition of pictures called 'Moscow stories. 20th century. The years 1900-1960' which has
been widely advertised. It gives a unique opportunity to travel through Moscow that existed in the first half of the 20th century.
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11 The Special Underground Fortified Area

The Special Underground Fortified Area

Before the beginning of the WWII an edict to create a "zone of total defence" around Moscow was adopted. This area included different fortifications that could detain fascists for some time if they came up to Moscow. Huge buildings, bunkers, tank guns and trenches were constructed very
quickly. That is prisoners who must hold the defence. Fortunately there was no need to do this. The enemy army was stopped on the approaches to the fortified area. Here we'll speak about one of such places that is located in Nakhabino town of the Moscow region.
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7 The Construction of the New Underground Station In Kiev

The Construction of the New Underground Station In Kiev

The construction of the new underground station in Kiev, Ukraine is in full swing. Let's walk along this place one more time and
see what has changed since our last visit. This time, more attention will be paid to the work of tunnel complexes.
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9 Military Trainings in the Flight Center

Military Trainings in the Flight Center

We've already visited the flight training center in Torzhok. Nowadays the center uses the helicopters Mil Mi-24P, Mi-24PN, Mi-26 and Mi-8 of different modifications. Probably soon the Mi-35M will be added to the center armoury, but pilots consider this
profound modernisation of the Mi-24 as a transition version between the Mil Mi-24 and the Mi-28N/Ka-52. Moreover a group of Brazilian pilots studies in the center. Recently Brazil bought several Mi-35, the export modification of the Mi-24.
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