1 Final Destination of Supersonic Aircraft Tu 144

Final Destination of Supersonic Aircraft Tu 144

Tu-144 USSR-77110 you see on the image above landed thirty years ago at an airfield of Ulyanovsk-Barataevka. It was the final, 140th flight for the supersonic plane, its destination was the
museum in Ulyanovsk. The flight lasted 1 hour 30 minutes, since the beginning of its service it had logged 247 hours 1 minute (including 116 hours 27 minutes in a supersonic mode).
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1 One Day of the Royal Family

One Day of the Royal Family

These are photographed moments of one and the same day of the Russian royal family in
1905 at the dacha of Prince of Oldenburg in Peterhof.. All of them look so elegant!
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1 Expecting Future to be Bright: Super Cross Country Vehicle

Expecting Future to be Bright: Super Cross Country Vehicle

If this black and white photo gets colored, an apocalyptic landscape is added in the background, we would get a good poster for
a Hollywood sci-fi movie. However this vehicle is absolutely real, it was built in the USSR in 1962 and named ZIL167E.
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4 Space is Near

Space is Near

Ladies and gentlemen, please let me to remind you during these Easter weekend that space is really much closer to us
than we often realize. Especially in Russia. Inside there is a full set - click on the images to see full size.
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2 I See an Aircraft Out of My Window

I See an Aircraft Out of My Window

They have done their job in the sky and could simply be destroyed as were many others, but these aircraft were lucky enough to become
city decorations. They are used as monuments in residential areas and people like to know that each craft has its own story.
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7 Russian Scouts Practice Their Skills

Russian Scouts Practice Their Skills

Blogger smitsmitty, whose reports from the Russian Far East we are always happy to see, shares another military photo story from Sergeevka. This time you
will see how the Russian military intelligence learns combat skills and how to  survive. The winter drill was organized for 500 soldiers.
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7 Making Special Vehicles For the Russian Armed Forces

Making Special Vehicles For the Russian Armed Forces

"Project-Tekhnika" corporation makes multipurpose and special vehicles for the Russian armed forces. It has several plants and
this one, the Shumerlya Special Vehicles Plant, is one of them. We will see it courtesy of blogger i-korotchenko.
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0 Red Deer From Altai Have A Long 8 Day Trip

Red Deer From Altai Have A Long 8 Day Trip

Just yesterday the Novonikolsk stud farm received 170 head of red deer from Gorny Altai. The animals shipped to the farm in the cattle trucks for eight days. But each of them is
safe and sound. Experts expect the deer to aid in the production of antlers based medicines and extracts. The photo report is presented by blogger smitsmitty.
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0 The Factory Created For Making Kids Happy

The Factory Created For Making Kids Happy

These are the pictures of a huge Soviet toy factory with once a giant output. Today like many other great factories it is abandoned and forgotten. Seeing
the places that could make many children happy in such a miserable condition is really sad... The photos have been shared by blogger v1054047.
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1 Nicholas II at Horce Race For Officers, 1906

Nicholas II at Horce Race For Officers, 1906

These unique images dated 1906 show the horse race event for Russian officers visited by emperor Nicholas
II himself. Will you find him on the photos? The pictures are taken from the blog of humus.
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