2 Moscow in Early 1920s

Moscow in Early 1920s

Let's see photos of old Moscow in early 1920s. At this time Moscow was almost like it was before the 1917 Revolution because serious new construction and reconstruction has
begun only in 1930s. Despite some old buildings were removed and some new were already built the city still looked like during the Russian Empire. Let's see.
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2 New Part: People of Moscow Subway

New Part: People of Moscow Subway

A new photo series devoted to funny and
weird people riding Moscow subway. Enjoy.
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1 Foxes of the Russkiy Island Like to Make Photos and Don’t Afraid of People

Foxes of the Russkiy Island Like to Make Photos and Don’t Afraid of People

Foxes of "Russky" island are the local landmark. You can meet them here everywhere and it doesn't surprise locals. Red hair creatures approach men in
any part of the island and show total absence of fear of humans. Russian photographer Smitty went there and made some photos too. Let's see.
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2 Russian Air Defence Forces are 75 Years Old Now

Russian Air Defence Forces are 75 Years Old Now

Soviet and now Russian air defence forces celebrate 75 since their inception. Now it is not only missiles like S-300 or S-400 but also a lot of fighter jets whose
primary duty is to protect skies from intrusion. They call it air border guards. Mostly consists of MiG-31, Su-27 and MiG-29s. Let's see them in action.
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2 Russian Firemen Saved Over 100 Little Piglets from Fire

Russian Firemen Saved Over 100 Little Piglets from Fire

During a recent fire in Tomsk region firemen saved over one hundred small
piglets from fire.  That was one  of the cutest fire escapes they faced.
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0 Russian People Having Good Times

Russian People Having Good Times

A little selection of photos showing Russian
people having good times in their spare time.
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7 Story of a Unique First and Only Soviet Touristic Submarine

Story of a Unique First and Only Soviet Touristic Submarine

This is the unique Soviet submarine that was built not for the Navy, but for civil use and for the entertainment of tourists. It was painted bright yellow ("yellow submarine"), had numerous windows, and was completely free of any sort of weapons on board. Spies from the West were tracking the progress of the project, assuming that if a huge
Navy contractor "Sevmash" which builds giant "Typhoon" class subs is building something small, then it is probably something very dangerous. But no, it was its first civil project - the first submarine to give tourists a taste of the seas from below. It was 1991 - the last year of the USSR. Let's see how it was:
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3 Centrifuge that Costed Eleven Tons of Gold and Preparation for a Journey to the Stars in a Star City

Centrifuge that Costed Eleven Tons of Gold and Preparation for a Journey to the Stars in a Star City

This posting is devoted to the review of the routines Russian space travellers undergo before they reach for the stars. All the activities are happening in the "Star City" - 25 km
away from Moscow. This place trains space heroes since 1960. They strive to prepare them for all the dangers and possibilities of the space travel. Let's see how it goes.
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1 Soviet Anti-submarine Helicopter KA-25

Soviet Anti-submarine Helicopter KA-25

First test model of this helicopter  was released back in 1965. It was planned as a naval helicopter. It carries
crew of two, one gun operator and/or twelve passengers. Let's see some historical photos of this machine:
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1 Story of Two Good Samaritans Who Saved a Fellow Driver

Story of Two Good Samaritans Who Saved a Fellow Driver

So this story makes you believe in humanity again. Like, two Russian men were getting home thru a very low traffic remote road at
-35 C outside. Then, when it was almost getting dark, they saw a Toyota SUV standing on a road side with one wheel missing.
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