1 Amazing World of the Soviet Electronic Gadgets

Amazing World of the Soviet Electronic Gadgets

In Soviet Union they produced numerous gadgets but most of them were made in very limited quantities so most of Soviet people couldn't by those. Many of this interesting things were going
strictly for export to other countries in order to replenish Soviet gold and currency reserves.  Here we have a nice collection of Soviet gadgets please enjoy it inside:
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1 Unique Soviet Magnetic Levitation Train that Could Go 400 km/h [photos, video]

Unique Soviet Magnetic Levitation Train that Could Go 400 km/h [photos, video]

A lot of things were invented, built, tested but never used in USSR. For example this awesome magnetic levitation experimental train built by Soviet engineers. The history is as follows: Soviet State Planning commission estimated that there would be over 29 cities in the USSR with population over 1,000,000 people very soon. Soviet
engineering agencies started offering their solutions to fight commuting problems inside of this mega cities and between them. Besides improving existing transportation means, like subway or buses, the need for totally new way of transportation arisen. This project of maglev trains was the latest response to this task.
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4 Russian monastery in 1896

Russian monastery in 1896

Some photos from now ancient times - 18th century Russia, to be exact 1896, Russian monastery on
the island. You can feel the spirit of pre-20th century Russia coming from those photos:
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1 Man from Russian 3D Printed a Terminator T-800 Clone: It Can Talk, Answer Questions, Move and… Drink [video]

Man from Russian 3D Printed a Terminator T-800 Clone: It Can Talk, Answer Questions, Move and… Drink [video]

      Man from Russia 3D printed a Terminator clone. He made a full size T-800 replica skeleton with eyes and a head. He installed an artificial intellect system inside his robot. He uses voice syntheseiser to
respond to the questions and listens to the person speaks to him. Now it can answer the questions, perform commands and do a lot of talking. Here we have a video too showing all the cool things the robot can do:
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3 Russian airplanes taking flights TU-22, TU-95 and others

Russian airplanes taking flights TU-22, TU-95 and others

Russian blogger Alexander has visited Dyagilevo airbase which is 3km West off Ryazan city. He saw there some
cool jets like TU-22 bombers or TU-95 strategic bombers. Let's see all the nice photos he took there:
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4 BTS002 Russian airplane replica of Russian shuttle

BTS002 Russian airplane replica of Russian shuttle

This what looks as a Russian space shuttle Buran is actually not. This is BTS-002 - a full size replica of Buran space shuttle which is just an airplane. It could fly
manned and unmanned missions (as Soviet Buran shuttle who went to space and landed on its own without a crew involved). Let's see some more pics of this one:
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3 Stalkers visit Chernobyl illegally and Stay there for a Night

Stalkers visit Chernobyl illegally and Stay there for a Night

Maxim is a frequent guest in Chernobyl zone. Usually he went there officially with a specially trained license guides or groups. Later he learned that illegal Chernobyl tourism is becoming popular in Ukraine. So he got connected
with his Facebook friend who was already active into this illegal activity. His Facebook friend Roman agreed to give him an illegal tour into Pripyat. Let's see what is it - an illegal tour into Chernobyl zone.
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1 Russian Pacific Tank Biathlon Race 2017

Russian Pacific Tank Biathlon Race 2017

This year Russian Pacific gets  tank training. Formally they do this to get prepared for a "Tank Biathlon"  event later this year. Tank biathlon is a race and shoot thing, but instead of skis they use tanks. This is a fifth annual contest
between tank crews of Russia and nearby countries.  Only twenty crews from all Russia need to be selected so here the tankers compete to be marked as a best crew and represent Russia in Tank Biathlon 2017. Let's see some pics:
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4 American visiting Russia and taking photos in 1950s 1970s

American visiting Russia and taking photos in 1950s 1970s

American professor studied Russia and travelled to Russia multiple times in 1950s-1970s. He took numerous photos during his trips. He visited many Russian cities
like Moscow, Leningrad, Riga, Yaroslavl, Pyatigorsk etc. Some of his photos were published in National Geographic. And here are the rest of them, enjoy!
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3 New part of Only in Russia photos

New part of Only in Russia photos

Hello and welcome to the new part of the "Only in Russia" photos - a selection of
funny and often unexpected photographs that were made in Russia or nearby.
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