6 Launch of the New Black Sea Fleet Submarine

Launch of the New Black Sea Fleet Submarine

On March 18th 2016, in anticipation of the 110th anniversary of the Russian Submarine Forces formation, they launched big submarine B-268 "Great Novgorod" of project 636.3, intended for the Black Sea Fleet. It is the
fifth submarine in the series of the project that began to be realized in October 2014 to make the Black Sea Fleet stronger. All six submarines of the series are named after the "Cities of Military Glory".
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3 Back to the Times When Moscow Looked More Like a Village

Back to the Times When Moscow Looked More Like a Village

These images prove that in the period of its expansion in the 50-60s of the XX century Moscow looked pretty much like a village. It is exactly when
the city expanded to the MKAD (Moscow ring highway) and "swallowed" many villages and settlements that had previously been on the outskirts.
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1 Inside of Russian Newest Spaceport: Cosmodrome Vostochny

Inside of Russian Newest Spaceport: Cosmodrome Vostochny

There are over 500 buildings and structures on the 700 km2 territory of cosmodrome "Vostochny". Space objects are mainly located in two areas - technical and lauch
complexes. The area of the technical complex is comparable with ten football fields! Today we are going to visit an assembly and testing facility of the cosmodrome.
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14 War and Peace in Grozny Chechnya

War and Peace in Grozny Chechnya

This publication will show you the capital of the Chechen Republic, the city of Grozny, before, after, at the time of the war and in our days. Grozny has had a long way to its prosperity.. On the image above:
"Russian Federation. Chechen Republic" - as you can see the sign is seriously destroyed and it's actually why the war was inflamed - what did they wish to achieve? Check it out on the next image...
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1 School of Russian Military Divers

School of Russian Military Divers

This time we invite you to the naval school in Saint Petersburg and see how Russian military divers polish up their skills, what equipment they use and what tasks they
solve. On the picture above you can see a diver wearing helmet SuperLite 27 designed in 1992. It has a unique collar and an extremely small inside.
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3 Cool Bday Present: SU 100 Tank Destroyer Cat House

Cool Bday Present: SU 100 Tank Destroyer Cat House

When your hands are growing from the right place and you can boast of creativity, your friends and relatives may expect really cool presents. Thus, one guy on his
birthday has received a great SU100 "Tank Destroyer" cathouse from his brother. Trace the process of its creation with these photos. Only in Russia.
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4 Whats New in the Museum of the Northern Fleet Aviation?

Whats New in the Museum of the Northern Fleet Aviation?

This bay in Safonovo village under a northern Russian city of Murmansk is a place of the first aircraft seadrome that appeared in 1936. Today it's a location of the Museum of Northern Fleet
Aviation. It was reopened last year after reconstruction, now it has a new hangar for aircrafts which is a good historical exposition. On the image above is a Be-6 monument in the bay.
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0 Moscow In the Days of the Revolution 1917

Moscow In the Days of the Revolution 1917

In different times the revolution of 1917 was positioned as "The triumph of the world proletariat", and later as "the bloody activity of those who support the "Red Terror". This way or another there are almost no witnesses of the
revolution today (those who remain were 10-12 years then), and we can treat those events in different ways. What's really objective are photographs made when those events were taking place. So let's go back to Moscow 1917...
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25 Carnations to Stalin

Carnations to Stalin

Yesterday was a special day for many Russians. 63 years ago passed away "one of the greatest men who had ever lived in this world - Joseph Stalin", at least some of the people gathered pretty sure in this statement.. Early in the morning,
despite adverse weather, people formed the line at his monument to put carnations on his grave. Elderly people, young people, even children... They looked rather sad, some even cried. They would really wish to have Stalin back...
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5 Tank Biathlon 2016 Featuring T-72

Tank Biathlon 2016 Featuring T-72

Ten best tank crews compete for the right to represent the Eastern Military Region in the tank biathlon championship of Russia. Blogger smit-smitty shares the images of the tank relay that was held on March 3rd. Participants of the competition are twenty tanks
T-72B3, crews from Primorsky, Zabaikalsky regions, Buryatia, Amur and Sakhalin regions. The participants overcame one of the most difficult tracks in Russia - 7 km full of barriers, fired from behind flanks to hit three targets while moving.
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