23 Russian Elite Forces Show What They Are Capable Of

Russian Elite Forces Show What They Are Capable Of

These are the pictures from the 7th Championship of the Russian Federal Security Service that was held in
Saint Petersburg the other day. Twenty two teams of special task units participated in the event.

3 Chernobyl Exclusion Zone From Above

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone From Above

This time we gonna have an unusual flight - the flight over the exclusion zone of Chernobyl
where time stopped thirty years ago. How does this place look like from the height?
3 T-50 Jet Caught Fire

T-50 Jet Caught Fire

T-50 is a new jet being built in the Sukhoi factory. It made its first flight in 2010 and in 2013 they put it into production. This is one of the production jets, and it reportedly caught on fire today, June 10th, during a flight. An official reported that, quote: "while during the flight, first smoke appeared, and then fire broke
out above the right wing. This accident caused no casualties and the plane can be repaired. The aforementioned events should not affect the program and its completion". So here is one more photo of the fire aftermath and the new plane, which is still pretty rare. Photos are clickable for larger versions.
0 Stray Horses Raid Trash Bins in Kamchatka

Stray Horses Raid Trash Bins in Kamchatka

  Stray horses ravaging the trash bins became a real problem for the Kamchatka towns. At least this is what says Boris, manager of the local trash removal company. "If there are dogs or birds on
other trash sites, we have horses here. They wander uncontrollably around and climb into the trash bins, throw around the trash. They ruin our work!". We have more photos. See inside.
16 Chernobyl 2: Beyond the Horizon

Chernobyl 2: Beyond the Horizon

"Chernobyl-2" is one of the most unique and secret places of the Chernobyl exclusion zone. In the Soviet times it was not even shown on maps, civilians were forbidden to come closer than several
kilometers to this object. Only after the collapse of the USSR and the Chernobyl catastrophe some information about the small military unit involved in "space espionage" finally surfaced.
4 In the Belorussian Field Camp

In the Belorussian Field Camp

The place we are about to visit is a Belorussian military field camp of the missile artillery regiment that has already been functioning for a month. Check
out how the Belorussian army live in the field conditions, what the Belorussian soldiers eat and how dangerous the missile launcher "Uragan" is.
3 These Look Familiar

These Look Familiar

Do you want a Snickers bar? No thanks, I have "Parkour", it has nuts and everything. Mars? No, thanks, we have "Maneur". It even has a soccer ball on its wrapper, checkmate
marsophiles. Milky Way? Not at all. I've got "Musicle". It has some notes for stars. Nuts? No way!! I have "Fort"! It has nuts! Nuts! There are some more inside.
0 On the Edge of a Dark Pit

On the Edge of a Dark Pit

Olenegorsk, Russia is like this. A Northern town, with a population of around 20,000, it is much further north than the polar circle. This means that there are times in the year - called Polar winters - when the sun doesn't rise and doesn't lighten up peoples lives in the city. This is not the only thing, but now add to this a large, deep mine pit,
which looks pretty depressing even at daytime during this air flight around it, but then in winter when it's all dark and the whole small town is situated on the edge of the primordial dark pit which in size looks like not much smaller than the town itself. Might be a pretty romantic location for some of the Olenegorskians...
22 Nazis as Seen by Russians

Nazis as Seen by Russians

How did Russians see German Nazi invaders
during the World War 2? This is how.
5 Church: to the Space and Beyond

Church: to the Space and Beyond

As it has been reported by API news agency, there is a cosmonaut (astronaut) space suit that has been developed especially for the use by Orthodox church priests while their (possible) space trips. As the agency says: "priests can fly to space with accordance to all their religious protocols and implement their
function in space. It's not yet clear when the first launch is planned though". Also, recently there were reports of Russian Orthodox Church adopting special Olympic uniform to support the Sochi Winter Games. Here we can see some photos of the Church's head in the mentioned outfit: