1 The Place Where Real Men Are Born

The Place Where Real Men Are Born

Those who have to come to army are mainly absolutely unprepared for what they come across there. They have just left their careful and loving mothers to plunge into army hardships and disappointments. Professional teachers and doctors, for example, are trained for a long time while conscript soldiers have only one month of practice before they are sent to any flash point where they simply turn into
cannon fodder. This is the main reason why the military patriotic union "Cascade" was created. Boys from Zhukovsky (city in the Moscow region), mainly troubled teens, learn to swim, shoot, box, drive - everything a real man has to able to do. The best of them have a right to go to the training camp in summer. The conditions of life there are almost the same as combat ones.

4 Seeing A Bit More At the Air Show

Seeing A Bit More At the Air Show

Right now we are going to visit the airfield called "Sokol" ("Falcon"). There are many people are about to arrive and
see the air show which will be held there, but we will better look around and see at what vehicles they use.

8 That Far 1943

That Far 1943

A selection of impressive black and white
photographs of that uneasy year 1943.
0 Unusual Road User

Unusual Road User

Meanwhile somewhere on
the Russian roads...

5 Moscow 1960-1990s

Moscow 1960-1990s

Here's a nice selection of pictures which
let us go back to Moscow of 1960-90s.

4 Su 25 Are Getting Ready For the Victory Parade

Su 25 Are Getting Ready For the Victory Parade

These Su-25 vehicles will be flying at the Victory Parade in Moscow today. They
have arrived from Lipetsk and are rehearsing now at the Kubinsky airfield.
2 And the Oscar Goes to

And the Oscar Goes to

Doesn't she know that she lives in Russia where almost every car has a dashcam today? She should also know that false testimony of a victim are punished by a 80000 rubles (2666 dollars) fine or compulsory works for a
term of 180 to 240 hours or correctional labor for up to two years or imprisonment for up to 3 months. She could be even imprisoned for five years for wrongful accusation of serious crime...  

5 Cat And Man: Always Cycling Together

Cat And Man: Always Cycling Together

A bearded cyclist Volodya rides his bike every day on Tatyshev island in
Krasnoyarsk. And he does it in a good company - his cat is always on his shoulder!

2 Victory Parade Dress Rehearsals

Victory Parade Dress Rehearsals

Almost all big Russian cities hold rehearsals of military parades devoted to the 68th
anniversary of the victory in WWII. Here are some shots from Moscow and Vladivostok.

3 The Model Is Like Real

The Model Is Like Real

It's a short photo story of how one model of a Soviet car ZAZ-968 "Zaporozhetsk" was being created. The model was made manually,
with elements of genuine leather, glass, metal. The size of the model is 195 mm x 80 mm, weight is about a kilogram.

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