0 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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2 This Plane Spent Sixty-Eight Years on the Bottom of the Lake Now Goes Back to the Skies

This Plane Spent Sixty-Eight Years on the Bottom of the Lake Now Goes Back to the Skies

This year Moscow air show had one cool exhibit flying. This was an IL-2 World War 2 plane that is over seventy years old now already! Sixty-eight years it spent
on the bottom of the lake, approximately twenty meter deep. And it seems unbelievable after that many years it could make it again to the skies.
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1 Life of Tsar Nicholas II While in Exile in Siberia

Life of Tsar Nicholas II While in Exile in Siberia

This is a story of how last Russian Tsar Nicholas II spent
his time while in exile, shortly before he was murdered.
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1 Soviet Most Beautiful Car Chaika in 21st Century

Soviet Most Beautiful Car Chaika in 21st Century

This car was built for Soviet bosses. Nowadays it looks like it came straight out of 1960s records covers, photoalbums of our babushkas or propaganda Soviet books. However this "bird" - Chaika is translated as seagull to
English - you can still meet it in Russia. Sometimes at very unexpected locations like this one going by rails on a railroad.  Actually this photo was made in Hungary, in Budapest railroad museum in 2015.
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0 Only in Russia part 9

Only in Russia part 9

Just another collection of photos that
"could be only Made in Russia".
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1 Post-apocalyptic Lada

Post-apocalyptic Lada

If you like post-apocalytpic movies with zombies, or you are a fan of Mad
Max franchise then you should appreciate this modified Lada 2102.
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3 Russian Legislator’s Hard Life

Russian Legislator’s Hard Life

Here are scenes of life of Russian busy people - legislators from Russian
parliament, Duma. Just take look how busy and serious those respectable people are.
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0 Some Photos of Russia in 1990s

Some Photos of Russia in 1990s

Just to remember (or discover) how Russia lived
in 1990s. No comments just a few photos.
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