1 Guy Builds a Tank from a Bicycle

Guy Builds a Tank from a Bicycle

Do you see a tank? It looks like the real thing, huh? But in reality it is not! It is made out of paper and two
bicycles! Let's see what it looks like up close, see how it has been built and find out if it can move or not!
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5 Russian Armata Tank Firing Rounds

Russian Armata Tank Firing Rounds

This is a short one minute video of the newest Russian ARMATA tank shooting. As they say in the video - previously it was top-secret info and even the shooting process couldn't be openly shown or posted on the Internet, but now as you can see they have
declassified this and we can see what it looks like to be inside the tank during the shooting and outside of the tank. There are a lot of computer screens inside. Also, the footage was taken with American GoPro cameras.. So cooperation is here!

12 Businessman Builds Forty Feet Tall Fence Around His Villa

Businessman Builds Forty Feet Tall Fence Around His Villa

You can see how tall this structure is! Do you wonder what it is? It's a fence! A Ukrainian businessman, an owner of the
company producing mineral fertilizer, has built a forty foot high fence (13 meters) around his villa! Just imagine!
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1 Vintage Russian Memories Brought out of Photo Salons

Vintage Russian Memories Brought out of Photo Salons

Previously, when there was no Photoshop and travel was unrealistically expensive and slow, the only fun way to get a cool shot for a family album was to visit special photo salons which provided fake scenes of a richer life. They were either painted scenes with holes in
them where you could poke your head out and wait for a shot, or sometimes more sophisticated photo manipulation techniques were used. Someone recently published a book with some of these of photos and we offer them here for your viewing pleasure:
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2 Russia’s Famous Cave Hettei or Hole in the Steppes

Russia’s Famous Cave Hettei or Hole in the Steppes

Russian blogger Alexander has been to Zabajkalje - a vast land lying east of the lake Baikal - the deepest lake in the world - in the unknown woods of Siberia, to visit a famous Hettei
cave. They have been known to contemporary Russians since 1735 and since 1983 they are officially protected by the state as one of nature's wonders. So let's see the place too!
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2 Russian Capital Moscow in 1950s

Russian Capital Moscow in 1950s

Some photos of an old, still green Moscow. Taken approximately in the 1950s you can see how things were going
then on this virtual tour of Moscow's past. Let's see! The first photo shows a Taxi company's parking lot.
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1 Elite Soviet Workers Went for an Area Clean Up

Elite Soviet Workers Went for an Area Clean Up

A series of photos of people cleaning up their work area during 1970. They are the workers of Inturist. If you have never heard about this organization let me tell you a bit about it. In the Soviet Union there existed thousands of goods and food items that were not available to normal Soviet people. However, there existed special companies who had access to these things. Those companies were either serving the Soviet elite OR were catering to
foreigners visiting the USSR so that the latter could spend their precious currency on the items. These workers worked for one such organization - Inturist - the state operated company (like all other companies at time) which was dealing with all tourists who visited the USSR. So these people were some kind of elite at times and here they were forced to do the labor of normal men - cleaning up the area. Let's see how it went!
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0 Russian Governor Felt Asleep During the Parliament Session

Russian Governor Felt Asleep During the Parliament Session

From time to time they conduct parliament sessions in regions outside of Moscow. This time they were in Nizhny Novgorod - a large Russian city and region. The
governor - the ex-deputy mayor of Moscow - was caught sleeping and snoring a bit in the middle of this session. Here is a short vid to see what happened.

1 Criminal Police of St Petersburg in the Early Soviet Era and Beyond

Criminal Police of St Petersburg in the Early Soviet Era and Beyond

This photoset explores in detail the work and hard days of the criminal police during the early era of St. Petersburg - the second biggest Russian city. The city, which was a base
for the famous Dostoevski novel, Crime and Punishment, for sure was in need of a good investigative service to protect the citizens. So here is how it all started...
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4 A Very Detailed and Huge Atomic Submarine Model

A Very Detailed and Huge Atomic Submarine Model

One Russian guy, actually a group of them, were building this huge atomic submarine model for over two years. It is a 1:50 scale model of the actual thing! So the size of the model
is over two meters, 2700 mm to be exact (or nine feet!). It has very detailed interiors with figures of sailors and officers. It is illuminated and a pleasure to look at!
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