4 Life of the Worker in USSR, 1950s

Life of the Worker in USSR, 1950s

In 1950s American LIFE magazine has spent a couple of days with a simple
Russian worker capturing his daily routines. Here are some photos they made.
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1 Russian Newest Next Generation Jet SU-57 or PAK-FA T50 Freshest Photos

Russian Newest Next Generation Jet SU-57 or PAK-FA T50 Freshest Photos

During month of July Russian blogger and photographer Antonio50 was able to make photos of the newest Russian next generation jet SU-57. It
was previously known as PAK-FA project or T-50 but a few days ago a Russian army commander confirmed that the plane gets SU-57 name.
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1 Soviet Crimea in 1960s-1980s

Soviet Crimea in 1960s-1980s

A traveller visited this place somewhere
between these dates and here are the photos.
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1 Fifteen Great Russian Artworks You Won’t Find in Any Schoolbooks

Fifteen Great Russian Artworks You Won’t Find in Any Schoolbooks

Soviet and then Russian schoolbooks are pretty much avoiding these artworks. All of them are connected by one topic - heavy drunkenness, bullying, family violence, but mostly of
course, drunkenness. Despite how famous the artist was, how good the artworks themselves are, they are generally not included in the textbooks or art books in Russia.
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8 Russian Pilot Escaped to USA on Super Secret Air Force MiG-25 Jet

Russian Pilot Escaped to USA on Super Secret Air Force MiG-25 Jet

At the beginning of 1976, an international scandal broke out: A Soviet Air Force pilot, Viktor Belenko, escaped the USSR together with the newest MiG-25
jet. He landed in Japan first and then asked for asylum in the USA. In the Soviet country he left a wife and four kids. He never saw them again.
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2 Most Crazy Things Russian People Do with Their Balconies

Most Crazy Things Russian People Do with Their Balconies

Horses, old cars, Spiderman and many more - this is what you can expect from
Russian people storing at their apartment balconies. This collection has it all.
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0 Only in Russia photos part 9

Only in Russia photos part 9

A new "Only in Russia" collection. Unfortunate ad placements, arrested kittens, why
you shouldn't suck on air force pilot hose, and much more in this edition.
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4 American Navy Sailors Visiting Sevastopol, Crimea in 1989

American Navy Sailors Visiting Sevastopol, Crimea in 1989

So when Gorbachev announced "perestroyka" (change) such visits became possible. Two American Navy ships USS Thomas S. Gates (CG-51) and USS Kauffman (FFG-59) arrived to previously "closed" city of Sevastopol - main base of Soviet and then Russian Navy at the Black
Sea. Sevastopol before was impossible to visit by American or any NATO ship. It was so important for Russian Navy that even after USSR collapse when Crimea became Ukrainian the Sevastopol continued to most of all Russian Black Sea fleet.
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0 Awesome Video: MiG-29 Edge of Space Flight

Awesome Video: MiG-29 Edge of Space Flight

  A full video of MiG-29 going to the edge of space -
climbing higher than 16 km. Nice relaxing watch.
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0 Russian Zhigulevsky Beer Warehouses Across All Russian Empire

Russian Zhigulevsky Beer Warehouses Across All Russian Empire

Russian Zhigulevsky Beer started its history in Russian empire and was probably most famous and popular Soviet beer. However even before USSR this was already a beverage giant - had its warehouses in almost every larger Russian Empire city or
town. And thanks to the beer we now can see how Russia looked at that time as they were photographing their property together with their personnel in different Russian cities. And not only Russia - Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan etc.
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