6 Hundreds of Tanks Made of Snow and Ice in Russian Backyards

Hundreds of Tanks Made of Snow and Ice in Russian Backyards

Probably due to the latest interest of many Russian men there have been spotted hundreds of tanks made from snow and ice in
the back yards across different Russian cities. We here have a collection of photos depicting this phenomena.
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14 New Ukrainian Army Helmet Reminds an Imperial Trooper Helmet

New Ukrainian Army Helmet Reminds an Imperial Trooper Helmet

The new Ukrainian army mask was presented to public. The model was named "Cyborg", and some bloggers around have been finding a similarity between this new mask and imperial troopers mask out of the movie Star Wars. However despite
the similarities the main purpose of the unit is to protect face and neck of a soldier from grenades fragments. It also can withstand a direct hand gun shot and a rifle shot of up to 20 caliber. More photos inside:
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6 Moscow in Color in 1931

Moscow in Color in 1931

They say that these photos were made in 1931 but then lost for a long time, until recently they have surfaced in an archive, already in color. It's obvious they were not originally been made in color but was
colorized, however the timing of this is not known - they might be colorized at the time of making. Anyways a pretty stunning collection of everyday Russian people life in the capital back in 1931!
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5 Russian Village Painted on a Dirty Car

Russian Village Painted on a Dirty Car

Some people probably have too much time on their hands! A guy has left his dirty car for a while and see what he got
when he returned. How pity it would be to go to the car wash next time -- all this beauty to be ruined.
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7 Rare Russian UAZ 469 with Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher Mounted

Rare Russian UAZ 469 with Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher Mounted

Just a few photos of this rare car. Well, the car itself - UAZ-469 is not rare and might be one of the most mass produced cars in USSR as they have been used (and are used still!) for
police patrol vehicles and in Russian Army. However this particular model with anti-tank grenade launchers (SPG-9 model) are not so often to be seen, so here are a few photos:
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1 Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Tolmachevo is an airport in Novosibirsk - ex Soviet "Academic City" - the city of young scientists. Even now its considered to be a center point for all Russia offshore programming services market with thousands of people working in companies serving all the Western world in long distance programming. However,
besides the science part of the city there is a strategic meaning - as the city is in the middle of the country and so there are plenty of warfare placed around. Alexei, the blogger, has went to the Tolmachevo - cities main air gate and have made shots of some not so civil part of the facility.
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2 Coins to Cover Bullet Holes

Coins to Cover Bullet Holes

      In Ukraine they came out with this method to cover the bullet shot cars. They now put coins on the points shot, probably with glue and then paint
again. This is how those cars look like after this procedure. One more photo inside:   You can see up close that those are really the coins.  

2 Himalayan Bear Cubs in Khabarovsk

Himalayan Bear Cubs in Khabarovsk

Illegal hunters have shot down the bear mom of those cubs so now they were left with those women in the Khabarovsk non-commercial veterinary activists center. "Those are
not our first bear cubs. Each spring traditionally we get the bear cubs left without their moms because of the illegal hunt". There are some more photos inside:
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18 New Guns from Zlatoust

New Guns from Zlatoust

Famous Russian defense enthusiast and authority Mr. Korotchenko is a frequent visitor to different national and international exhibitions of
armaments. This time again he was invited to an event in Arab Emirates where Russian guns from Zlatoust were exhibited. Here are some of his photos:
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8 Photos of Active Russian Destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov

Photos of Active Russian Destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov

An "Udaloy"-class Russian destroyer "Marshal Shaposhnikov" was laid down in 1985. It serves in Russian navy in the Pacific Fleet. This ship participated in a few operations in Arden bay - the home of Somali pirates. If you remember the
videos of Soviet sailors fighting pirates this is probably was shot from this ship. It's hard to get aboard as its in active Navy service however Russian blogger Alex S. has managed to do this and now we have the photos here:
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