15 Heavy Armed Clashes in Grozny, Chechnya, Right Now [updated]

Heavy Armed Clashes in Grozny, Chechnya, Right Now [updated]

As being reported right now (it's night in Russia) there is a heavy gun fight with tanks and artillery in the middle of Chechen capital Grozny city. As being reported it all started in 1.30am as some people shot down three policemen who stopped their car. Then across all the city fights emerged. There have appeared the claims of
some people saying that they are an organized group of over 300 people who attacked Chechnya. As for officials they say there are no 300 attackers, but much less. However some of the buildings in the middle of the city are stormed with tanks and heavy grenade launchers. See more pics and videos inside.

5 Khabarovsk City Hit with Snow

Khabarovsk City Hit with Snow

Khabarovsk city is near the Chinese border, and yesterday it experienced one of the strongest snowfalls in its
history, with streets and roads and everything covered with up to two meters of snow! Just see the pics.

5 Tsunami Destroyed Russian Airbase

Tsunami Destroyed Russian Airbase

In 1979, a tsunami hit the Russian airbase "Thunderbird" on the Russian Pacific Coast. The aftermath was photographed by a pilot who had a camera handy. Tens
of planes and jets were destroyed and the runway was damaged. In some places, planes ended up UNDER the runway pavement. Just see the pics:

18 Russian Federal Highway LENA

Russian Federal Highway LENA

A few years ago, we had this Russian road called "Federal Highway LENA" which runs for 1163 km. Some parts of it are paved, and some parts are a swamp
all of the time. In 2012, they decided to upgrade the road but from the photos of the place, it looks like it still isn't fixed. Let's see.
109 Donetsk These Days

Donetsk These Days

Donetsk these days is like this... The girl behind the camera, the kid, says "This is beautiful". Her mom responds: "What's beautiful??". Then hushing her daughter like her loud voice can attract the fire on
themselves. It's GRAD systems firing, hosted in an apartment building front lane. This is how they live those days there. Also here is the google maps location of where the fire is coming from:

5 Moscow Police Hires Ten Dogs to Fight Parking Violators

Moscow Police Hires Ten Dogs to Fight Parking Violators

We told you some stories of how drivers put different stuff on their plates in order to cover them from the parking enforcement cameras and workers, and avoid paying for parking and parking fines. Recently, Moscow police has hired ten dogs to run
after the parking enforcement cars and clean up the plates, removing the pieces of junk car owners place there. Here, a few of them have already started working and we have a report on how the dogs help parking enforcement:

0 Production of KA Helicopters

Production of KA Helicopters

Just a few fresh photos of Ka-52 "Alligator" helicopters being manufactured in the "AKK Progress" factory on the Russian
Pacific coast. Just a few photos, if you are interested - take a look. Thanks to Yuri, who travelled there and took them.
10 Church in Space

Church in Space

  The Soviet State, the USSR, was declared to be "religion free" and atheistic. Churches were demolished, the priests were hunted down (especially in the
beginning), and all the results of the development of the country were attributed to materialistic scientific research. Now things have changed. Let's see how.

6 Soviet Arctic Exploration Pioneers

Soviet Arctic Exploration Pioneers

Looks like a few of our previous posts were devoted to the Arctic exploration of more recent times, however before that, in the early 20th century, there were other Soviet people who laid the foundation for the contemporary Arctic visits.
The people who first reached the Northern pole, the ones who were governing uninhabited Northern territories, pioneers establishing the first Northernmost outposts. Want to take a look into the photographic story of them?

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