8 Turret Battery 981

Turret Battery 981

The coastal turret battery № 981, named after Klim Voroshilov, is located on Russkiy Island, in the Russian Far East. It is about to celebrate its 80th anniversary. Built in 1934, it used to represent the combat power of
Russia in the Pacific Ocean, today it's part of an historic museum. The calibre of the battery is 305 mm. In all of the entire post-Soviet territory, a similar battery is only to be found in Sevastopol, Russia.
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7 MILEX 2014: Exhibition of Arms And Military Machinery

MILEX 2014: Exhibition of Arms And Military Machinery

Milex-2014 is an exhibition of arms and military machinery that attracts many buyers from other countries, from Asia and Africa. They are not coming for seeing, but for making serious
contracts. We want to show you the pictures from the event held in Minsk, Belarus, that united 140 companies this year. Italy and China presented their exhibits for the first time.
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1 Nanosatellite Launch In Russia

Nanosatellite Launch In Russia

This time we're going to a place in the Orenburg region close to the Russian-Kazakh border to see how a remote
sensing satellite on a heavy Russian ballistic missile RS-20 "Dnieper" is launched into space from the silo.
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3 Russian City Gets Invaded by Transformers!

Russian City Gets Invaded by Transformers!

Citizens of Samara are quite surprised to see their city being invaded by transformers! In fact this six-meters sculpture was made by three Chinese guys for the
center of auto painting and body repair to attract clients. Inspired by the popular blockbuster they used waste parts remaining from old vehicles.
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5 On a Russian Tank Training Area

On a Russian Tank Training Area

Russian marines in Primorye (Far-Eastern region) started their training
on infantry combat vehicles. They keep practising even at night.
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5 MiG Interceptors Flying On a Hot Day

MiG Interceptors Flying On a Hot Day

We are in Perm, Russia, to fly over the Kama river in
gorgeous MiG aircrafts. Just join the pilots and enjoy!
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5 Once A Super Secret Russian City Fully Abandoned Today

Once A Super Secret Russian City Fully Abandoned Today

Post-Soviet countries are full of abandoned military places, but Gudym or secret base Anadyr-1, must be the coolest among them all. Geographically it's the closest to the USA and for obvious reasons it had enough missiles to fully destroy Alaska, Washington state,
California and part of South Dakota. Probably similar bases existed on the American side. Unfortunately, what was previously a super secret city surrounded by numerous military units does not have a future anymore. It is abandoned forever...
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6 They Knew How to Dine Tastefully

They Knew How to Dine Tastefully

Such pavilions, which are usually called "hermitages", were quite in fashion in the XVIII century. They were used for recreation and dining and located in the remotest parts of parks. In order that servants do not
prevent owners of mansions from free communication, the pavilions normally had special mechanisms making the tables move. The hermitage of Tsarskoye Selo, Saint-Petersburg, was especially posh.
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9 Soviet Time At Its Best On the Pictures of Semen Friedland

Soviet Time At Its Best On the Pictures of Semen Friedland

Images of a Soviet photographer and journalist Semen Friedland (1905-1964) taken back in the 1950s in
different places of the USSR. They hit the Russian blogosphere, now it's your turn to check them out.
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1 Do They Have Internet Connection on the Arctic Icebreaker?

Do They Have Internet Connection on the Arctic Icebreaker?

If you think that ice-breakers sailing in the cold Arctic have no Internet connection, you are
wrong. We are going to go aboard one of them to see what means of communication they use.
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