18 Another Tactical Drill of Russian Marines

Another Tactical Drill of Russian Marines

Marines of the Pacific Fleet had a tactical landing operation drill at the Klerk ground field in the South Primorye (Far East of Russia).  Over a thousand soldiers participated. They used over 80 units of military and special equipment, about ten combat and service ships, aircraft and
helicopters (Su-24, Mi-28)... The tasks of the drill were breaking through the enemy anti-airborne defence, simultaneous striking of forces on the sea, in the air and on the shore, also creating coastal bridge-heads. Gunners participated in the drill as well.
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7 Secrets of Polar Weather Forecasting

Secrets of Polar Weather Forecasting

This is a polar meteorological observatory in Valkarkay. Quite recently its interiors were filmed for a Russian movie. People, occupied here, do an important job, because the Far Eastern weather is not about
decisions whether one need to take an unmbrella or not. Sometimes the data of the observatory may save someone's life in the severe region.  Let's check out how they work and forecast weather at Valkarkay.
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5 Shelter Hidden Deep Deep Under the Ground

Shelter Hidden Deep Deep Under the Ground

Sometimes one can come across structures that strike imagination with their sizes and designation. This is exactly one such structure: the shelter hidden surprisingly deep under the ground - about 600 meters under the surface. The shelter is built in the hard rock, being remoted
from the mother bore for several kilometers. There used to be an explosive storage in the place, but later it was requipped into a shelter. It had its own ventilation system, telephones, beds and benches, it had everything for the people who worked there.
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2 Russian Beer Warehouses In Days Of Old

Russian Beer Warehouses In Days Of Old

Zhigulyovsky brewery is one of the oldest in Russia. It was founded by an Austrian Alfred Josef Marie Ritter von Vacano in 1881. Today we are going to show you old
pictures of the Zhigulyovsky brewery warehouses in various cities of Russia and neighbouring countries. The images are provided by Vladimir Samartsev.
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3 Trip to Wild Places of South Kamchatka

Trip to Wild Places of South Kamchatka

Blogger lusika33 travelled to the south of Kamchatka to have a great time, enjoy the local natural beauty of volcanos, wild flowers, snowy peaks, and low clouds. Be sure you have
sunglasses and sunscreen.  You can be burned here even worse than in Egypt. Do enjoy the photos of the trip thinking how cool it could be to have such an experience!
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0 Many Crazy Ways to Modify the Russian Niva

Many Crazy Ways to Modify the Russian Niva

"Niva" is a Russian offroad car that is respected not only in its native land but also abroad. However, car owners often want more than they have, and they start to
modify their vehicles to make them unique (or ugly?). Some results seem to be almost good, but others look ridiculous, here are 25 examples of Niva jobs...
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25 The Newest And Probably the Best Aircraft Plant of Russia

The Newest And Probably the Best Aircraft Plant of Russia

"Aviastar-SP" is the largest aircraft maker in Russia. Based in Ulyanovsk, it produces a heavy transport craft, Il-76MD-90A, and the passenger plane, Tu-204. It used to make the biggest cargo planes An-124 "Ruslan" as well. Today it only provides
their maintenance. Currently "Aviastar-SP" participates in production of a new long-haul aircraft, the MS-21 - Sukhoi Superjet 100. We are going to join blogger gelio and have a closer look at the working process of the company.
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10 A Visit to the Forensic science center of Saint Petersburg

A Visit to the Forensic science center of Saint Petersburg

This material is 100% exclusive! Something like this does not normally show up on the Internet. A group of bloggers paid a visit to the forensic science center of a police
department in Saint Petersburg. This institution never cooperates with civilians and mass media, that is why such an invitation is unique both for the center and bloggers.
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11 900 km Over the Russian North

900 km Over the Russian North

Blogger Sergey Dolya had a flight from Arkhangelsk-Varandey at the height of 900 km over the Russian north, along the shore
of the Arctic Ocean. He shares his photos of wonderful intricate patterns he saw from the window of An-24 airplane.
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7 Soviet Scientists Knew How Humans Could Live in Space

Soviet Scientists Knew How Humans Could Live in Space

In a sci-fi movie "Martian" an astranaut left on the Mars all alone tries to survive in any possible ways. It is especially curious how he produces water and grows potatoes - but actually something like this had already been done by Soviet scientists fifty years ago. Working on prototypes of future bases on the Moon and other planets, they managed to create  closed systems
that independently produced air, water and even food for participants of the experiment. In the 60-70s at the order of a world-known scientist Sergey Korolev they made a prototype of a space station where people could live for months without obtaining water, air and food from outside. That result has never been repeated by anyone since then.
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