31 Heavy Belorussian Tractors For Missile Transportation

Heavy Belorussian Tractors For Missile Transportation

The Minsk factory making wheeled tractors used to be a secret subdivision of the MAZ company of Belarus. Its vehicles were carrying missiles, air
defence systems and heavy equipment on Red Square on parade days. Today it's an independent company and it makes "Volat" tractors.
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3 Stone Mushrooms of Altai

Stone Mushrooms of Altai

Akkurum is a mountain area in Altai, Russia, it has interesting stone formations that resemble mushrooms according to their shape. They are usually
called "kurums" and consist of rock debris. Created by the wind on the slopes and at the foothills they moving slowly down those slopes.
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3 New Sochi Attraction: Skypark AJ Hackett

New Sochi Attraction: Skypark AJ Hackett

A week ago a new attraction appeared in Sochi - the first adventure park in Russia - Skypark AJ Hackett. The construction is unique, you may see it on
the photos. Those who have a chance to come to Sochi may walk on the world longest suspension bridge and have an amazing ropejumping fun.
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1 Moscow Children In the Early 1960s

Moscow Children In the Early 1960s

American photographer and journalist, Carl Mydans made a series of wonderful color photographs for LIFE magazine
in the early 1960s. You are going to see winter Moscow of that time and kids enjoying a Russian frost.
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14 Tank Lifted From the Bottom of the Barents Sea

Tank Lifted From the Bottom of the Barents Sea

Another tank was lifted from the bottom of the Barents Sea - "Sherman" M4A2(76)W with a weapon, M1А2. The vehicle was lifted from the bulk carrier
"Thomas Donaldson" lying 55 meters deep near Kildin Island. Divers say it's not the only tank there, two more are waiting for their turn.
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3 Chernobyl Exclusion Zone From Above

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone From Above

This time we gonna have an unusual flight - the flight over the exclusion zone of Chernobyl
where time stopped thirty years ago. How does this place look like from the height?
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17 Good News! A New District Has Been Built!

Good News! A New District Has Been Built!

More and more Russian cities are getting comfortable pedestrianized streets, bicycle paths, parks and recreation zones.
It seems we are moving in the right direction and life's getting better. Until we see something like this...
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13 Armored UAZ Vehicles For Frontier Guards

Armored UAZ Vehicles For Frontier Guards

These "UAZ" vehicles were modified specially for Ukrainian border troops. They have
already left for the Lugansk region to participate in an anti-terrorist operation.
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15 Top Secret Underground Object

Top Secret Underground Object

Not so far from Anadyr, Russia, there is an abandoned military city, Anadyr-1 (Gudym). Nearby is a top secret military facility - an underground self-contained base for nuclear ammunition storage. Its galleries are kilometers long, they are fully protected from nuclear attacks. Cargo transportation was performed by electric cars going along the light railway. The facility had two main
entrances and several disguised ones. Facility "S" was built in full secrecy in 1958. In 1986 all nuclear weapons were taken away from the base, after that it was used as a storage base of an Anadyr military garrison. In 2002 it was abandoned by all the military. According to some sources the base kept captured archives of the nazi organization, Ahnenerbe.
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26 German Prisoners Walking Across Moscow

German Prisoners Walking Across Moscow

Seventy years ago, on the 17th of July, 1944, 57 thousand German prisoners, captured during Operation
Bagration, were made to walk along the streets of Moscow, which is shown in the picture above.
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