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1 Making Missile Systems In Russia

Making Missile Systems In Russia

Engineering design bureau from Kolomna, Russia, designs and makes important Russian weapons: portable anti-aircraft missile systems "Igla" ("Needle"), AT missile systems
"Ataka" ("Attack"), multipurpose missile systems "Chrysanthemum-S", and tactical ballistic missile systems "Iscander". Some pictures from the bureau are inside the post.
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9 Russian Communal Services Arrived to Crimea

Russian Communal Services Arrived to Crimea

A formation of Russian civil trucks representing different community services has arrived in Crimea today. It consisted of trucks and buses, such as: firefighter trucks, garbage collection trucks, street cleaning vehicles,
city buses and ambulances - more than sixty vehicles in total. All having Russian registration plates and moving towards Sevastopol, the largest Crimean city. These are actual photos and a video of them:
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2 Proper Vehicles For Russian North

Proper Vehicles For Russian North

An aerosani is a Russian propeller-driven snowmobile, running on skis, used for communications, mail deliveries, medical aid, emergency recovery and border patrolling in northern Russia,
as well as for recreation. Where snow was too deep and no roads were passable, such vehicles, that may seem weird to you, were very helpful. The first one was built in 1909.
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6 Sudden Operability Test For Russian Forces

Sudden Operability Test For Russian Forces

Here are some photographs of a sudden operational readiness test of the Russian
Eastern Command. Are they ready to fight? Yes, they are! Crash! Boom! Bang!
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7 Special Combat Operation Of Marines

Special Combat Operation Of Marines

Photos of an amphibious landing as part of the joint Russian-Belorussian training exercise "West-2013". The
troopers took the battle up against armed opposition groups who were finally completely defeated. 
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2 Neptune Submarine

Neptune Submarine

This submarine called "Neptune" was designed in 1989 in Severodvinsk, the Russian city where one of the main ports in the times of WWII had been located. "Neptune" was being
tested in the White Sea and later operated in Antigua - carried 42 crew members at a depth of forty meters.  It will hardly ever be used again in future...
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5 Norilsk: the City of Strong Winds and Polar Nights

Norilsk: the City of Strong Winds and Polar Nights

Photo by Elena Chernyshova Interest in the city of Norilsk began when geologists discovered rich deposits of nickel, copper and cobalt in the area in the beginning of the 20th century. In 1936, Russia built a mining and metallurgical complex in the area
using Gulag prisoners. The forced labor workers constructed the city, mines, and factories over a period of 20 years. Norilsk is now home to over 170,000 people, making it one of the largest arctic cities. Photos are clickable.
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4 Viral Ad of Pasta Company Uses White Powder and Mob Imagery

Viral Ad of Pasta Company Uses White Powder and Mob Imagery

Just some curious pictures of a presumably viral advertising campaign from a famous Russian brand "Makfa" of pasta and flour.
Here is what happens when two incompatible things are combined: man and kitchen. What has he been trying to cook?
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0 Sukhoi Planes Modernization

Sukhoi Planes Modernization

We are in a place where such Russian aircraft as MiG-29's, Su-27's, and Su-25's are repaired. This company in Kubinka (Moscow region)
is the only one in the entire country that not only repairs Su-planes but also upgrades them to the latest specification.
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7 Tula, Russia: Army on the Move

Tula, Russia: Army on the Move

In Tula, a half-million people city which is close to Moscow, people today have seen the army on the move, going right thru their city. People took photographs and basically
didn't have any explanation for why there was an army on the march in the middle of the day. It was reported that around sixty army vehicles have crossed the city.
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