2 Saving Equipment from Shattered Ice

Saving Equipment from Shattered Ice

When traveling on an atomic ice-breaker, the crew often make stops and drop different equipment onto the ice, because the mission is not purely entertainment but rather scientific research. So people disembark onto the ice and spend time doing some scientific stuff, staying for days on the ice near the ship. However, there is a risk of the ice shattering,
sometimes it can happen very fast and these things are hard to predict. Now, this time when Sergey travelled with an icebreaker team, they had three containers of scientific equipment, life supplies and a few people out there on ice, when suddenly the ice broke and people were cut off from the ship. See how it went further on:
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7 Selected Shots of the Soviet Past

Selected Shots of the Soviet Past

Twenty four (probably) bright photos from the Soviet years from 1921 to 1990. Selected to remind us of how it was and just to enjoy. Let's start without further ado. By teh
way, the first photo is not just semi-naked dudes but famous Russian athletes from different types of sports engaging in arm-wrestling in 1980. Let's move on: 
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9 Russian People Drinking Vodkas

Russian People Drinking Vodkas

There is a legend that when Christian missionaries arrived in Russia in the 10th or 9th century AD, the King of Russia had to choose which faith his people would be baptized into. He carefully studied all the aspects of each branch of Christianity (and also some other religions) and then, it is said, he said
something like "The joy of living in Russia is in drinking (alcohol)." and then he chose Orthodox Christianity as they drink in their rituals. I am not sure if this a true story or a legend, but it's a pretty well known story. So here is a set of photos of Russian people and vodka.
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0 Luxury Bulletproof Vests

Luxury Bulletproof Vests

  Do you know what these are? I mean, do you think this is some sort of stylish suite and some crazy colored vest? Oh yes, you might have read the title: they are bullet
proof vests that the Moscow Institute of Steel manufactures for people who wanna party but want to stay protected from somebody with a gun. One more shot inside:
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2 Moscow Police Special Forces Host Open House

Moscow Police Special Forces Host Open House

It seems that it has been a while since we had something about the army or police training and you have probably started missing this stuff already. So here, Evgeny, the "Russian Blogger" has visited an event which Moscow
Police Special Forces were staging to display their actual forces and enforcements in action. Pretty picturesque and also you might already noticed there is already snow. So let's see what they have there:
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11 Someone Stole and Wrecked a TRAIN near Moscow

Someone Stole and Wrecked a TRAIN near Moscow

Ok, now for some weird news. It was reported last night that someone sneaked into a train station in Lobnya, a town near Moscow, and... stole a train. Then he (or a group of
people) rode this train on the railroad for some time and then... crashed it and wrecked it. Then they escaped. Just imagine. There are some more photos and info inside.
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6 Kurill Lake is a Village of Wild Bears

Kurill Lake is a Village of Wild Bears

So this is Lake Kurill - or Kurill Lake, it is considered to have the most dense bear population in the whole of Russia! Denis, the blogger, has visited this place and seen lots of bears at once. Let's see bears, bears and more bears he met
in the "bear village" - that's what they call it. You'll be able to learn what the three main groups of bear fishers are, will learn that bears enjoy caviar, will learn how the bear moms protect their cubs and a lot more.
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14 Soviet Family Camping

Soviet Family Camping

Just some random Soviet family going camping. Nothing special, nothing more than this. If
you are not into this, just ignore this atmospheric post of times that are long gone.
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6 Russian Airforce of 1915

Russian Airforce of 1915

We've seen here a lot of the contemporary Russian air force, but what about 90 years ago, what did it look like? This is how. Horses, horses, some planes, horses again, no pavement on the runways, wooden sleds and more. Let's see it in some more detail
inside. At that time, Poland was a part of the Russian empire and the Russian air force had a base there. Here people are cleaning the air field and... tramp down the ground with their legs in order to get more hard surface for the planes.
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13 Kamaz Truck Reimagined as a Home

Kamaz Truck Reimagined as a Home

I bet you've seen houses on wheels before, nothing new here. However, this one is made by some Russian actor and is not something made in a factory but
by himself. It has a living space for the actor and his friends and a garage for storing his bike and other stuff. Let's see how it looks.
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