10 First Days of German Nazi Invasion into USSR

First Days of German Nazi Invasion into USSR

Here we have a selection of photos from World War 2 or to be precise - from the first days when the German Wermacht has attacked Soviet Union. For example the first photo was made 21st of June at night. Hermann Goering (or Herman Herring), the second most powerful man in Germany
and a founder of Gestapo reads aloud the order declaring the invasion should begin to other German generals. Next day the German minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels had his speech on the radio officially declaring the war with Russia. See more inside:
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13 Super Luxurious Russian Presidents New Airplane Interiors

Super Luxurious Russian Presidents New Airplane Interiors

As being reported the Russian president is going to get new flying fortress pretty soon, which is told to cost over 86 million dollars. Actually they don't build one jet, they construct two similar airplanes so that he could have a spare one all the time. They say the plane would be delivered
for him in the end of this year as it is not fully ready yet, however the interior photos have been surfaced already and its pretty much luxury inside - private bedrooms with king size beds, full size kitchens, hallways and it's even having its own training gym! See photos:
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10 American Troops in Riga Latvia

American Troops in Riga Latvia

Riga is a capital of Latvia and Latvia was a part of Soviet Union for a few decades. Still a lot of Russian people in the city and the mayor of Riga said to be Russian by birth and by soul. So people there sometimes have pretty much
pro-Russian moods going around the city. And a few days ago American troops were conducting a "Dragoon Ride" - demonstration of the army and equipment to the people of Riga. See inside how it were and what local said:
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1 Tubed Food of Soviet Cosmonauts

Tubed Food of Soviet Cosmonauts

A guy has visited a museum and made a photos of the tubed food Soviet cosmonauts used to eat while orbiting the Earth. Basically, this kind of "food out of tubes" was legendary especially among kids - everyone wanted to try those, but very few actually could get a grip on the tubes as they were strictly for the
cosmonauts. Here, a few photos of what actually they looked like - like the ones on top include "Borsch" "Meat with veggies" "Russian sour soup made from sauerkraut". What else did cosmonauts eat? A lot - including a tubed vodka and coffee. Yes, even the booze was legal for them. See more inside:
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10 Computer Mouse out of Late Soviet Empire

Computer Mouse out of Late Soviet Empire

Some guy has discovered a rare late Soviet era computer mouse and here are the images posted. This particular device was produced in year 1990, but the model year is 1989, as the papers say.  It looks pretty weird, unboxed
and is red in color. The price tag is also weird - it costs 285 roubles which at time was equally translated in dollars - so almost three hundred for a piece of plastic with a ball inside. See more inside:
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9 What a Bottle of Vodka Can Buy You

What a Bottle of Vodka Can Buy You

  A picture above shows a vintage Soviet agitation poster which shows what a bottle of vodka could buy you at time. It was a propaganda against drinking problem like - "Look! Instead of vodka you could
buy all this!". Also this might be called a Soviet variation for a "Hamburger" index. So really a bottle of vodka could buy you back then (in 1970s) and now in Russia? See more inside:
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1 The Kerch Strait

The Kerch Strait

  The Kerch strait is the narrowest sea surface between Crimea and continental Russia. It is only 1.9mi wide at this point where the photographer was standing. So he could easily see the Crimean shore with his camera and
bare eyes. Formerly this place was called a Crimean Bosporus. Since 1944 various projects of the bridge were proposed or attempted and none of them came to reality as of yet.  A few more photos inside:
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3 Two Photos of Pripyat – Then and Now

Two Photos of Pripyat – Then and Now

  Just couple of photos from Pripyat - then and now for comparison. This is the "Sportivnaia" street - one of the most busy city streets - the building is
the swimming pool. This photo was taken in Soviet times prior the power plant explosion. Inside there is one more photo, how does it look now:
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6 Girls Compete for the Best Hotel Worker Award in Tver

Girls Compete for the Best Hotel Worker Award in Tver

Jury from Tver city has visited an unusual competition held in one of the Tver city colleges - young girls for fighting for the "Best Hotel Worker" prize. They had there
all - fake 10,000 dollar bills, foreigners acting as they come from exotic Southern countries etc. If you into something like this there are photos inside:
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5 How to Steal Lada in Two Minutes

How to Steal Lada in Two Minutes

  A guy with camera in his hand shows LADA car security flaws in just under two minutes. Just in this short time he manages to a) open the car b) turn on the ignition c)
start it up. All is done non-obtrusively and without using any excess force or breaking anything. If you are into cars - might be a good watch for you.  

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