17 Alisa is a Russian mechanic who is fond of Youtube tutorials

Alisa is a Russian mechanic who is fond of Youtube tutorials

Alisa has an untypical hobby for a Russian girl: she is a self-taught car mechanic. She is fond of watching tons of YouTube tutorials on car repair topics. Then she goes
to her garage and tries it all on real life cars, taking photos and posts in her blog devoted to car repairs which has already become popular among.. men.
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7 Russian Village Oparino Lost Deep in the Woods

Russian Village Oparino Lost Deep in the Woods

This village in Russia is lost deep in the woods. There is no road leading here, except this old rail road. You can't get here by car. In case of emergency, a person has to walk 40 kms to get to the nearest place.
It is surrounded by swamps. Two times a month a small, old train with only one car comes here. Thanks to the Russian blogger Grifon, we have a chance to peek into the life of people here. Let's look!
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7 Russia: now and hundred years ago, same places juxtaposed

Russia: now and hundred years ago, same places juxtaposed

Some people took an effort to take shots of the same places famous Russian photographer Prokudin-Gorsky has caught on
camera over hundred years ago. They travelled there, framed everything exactly as it was. The result is pretty cool!
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4 Afghan Landing Was a Trick Invented by Soviet Pilots to Land 200 Ton Planes Very Quick to Avoid Being Hit by Missiles

Afghan Landing Was a Trick Invented by Soviet Pilots to Land 200 Ton Planes Very Quick to Avoid Being Hit by Missiles

While landing, planes are very vulnerable to missile attacks from the ground. Especially when they are landing in Afghanistan. Especially during war time. Especially if those planes are huge transport IL-76 planes. So over time, Soviet pilots have developed a unique method to land their 150 ton heavy planes. They call it "An
Afghan Landing". A huge IL-76 comes to the landing strip from the opposite side, then makes a very sharp turn and... lands! Just a crazy trick for such a huge plane. Take a look at an actual Afghan landing made in Kabul, Afghanistan airport in 1989. Also inside is one more video from outside:
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10 Flying Spaghetti Monster Church in Moscow

Flying Spaghetti Monster Church in Moscow

A few photos from the first in the world (?) or the first in Europe (??) or maybe just the first in Russia, flying spaghetti monster, or Pastafarianism, church.
The one whose adepts take a photo with mesh colanders on their heads for driving licenses, and the ones who say "Ramen!" instead of "Amen". Take a look.
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3 Posh gypsie village in Moldavia

Posh gypsie village in Moldavia

That's not some theme park of any sort. Not a museum. This is the so called "Gypsy Capital" - a village in Moldova where the majority of the population are gypsies
and they try their best to show off. And it looks like they have succeeded, just look at this St. Peter's cathedral in the middle of nowhere. More inside.
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7 Russian City Noyabrsk Today May 16 2016

Russian City Noyabrsk Today May 16 2016

Just if someone asks you "How is it to live in Russia?" you can show him these pics. Just another sunny day in Russia: any day in May you can get a snow
outside like this if you live in for example Noyabrsk city. You have to go and find your old shovel to dig out your car before going to work.
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1 Cars Protected from Hail Storm in Stavropol Russia

Cars Protected from Hail Storm in Stavropol Russia

People of Stavropol, Russia have got a hail storm recently. Many car owners got their cars damaged. Lesson was learned. Now, another storm is forecasted and in
anticipation of ice pieces falling from skies the motorists take the precaution measures in advance. Some of those are pretty hilarious, take a look:
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12 Day of Republic in Donetsk

Day of Republic in Donetsk

A few days ago on May 11, there was so called "Day of
Republic" in Donetsk. Please take a look at the photos.
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6 Russian Girl Makes Awesome “Mirror” Cakes

Russian Girl Makes Awesome “Mirror” Cakes

Olga, Russian girl from UFA, Russia makes those creative mirror shiny cakes. She already gained hundreds of fans in Russia
for her creations and looks like we are spreading the word further. Take a look, awesome creations she makes.
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