0 Gas Mask Testing In the Field

Gas Mask Testing In the Field

These rare photographs were taken by one Moscow professor in winter
1914-spring 1915, they show how gas masks were tested in those times.
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21 Sasha from Russia Shows it All

Sasha from Russia Shows it All

Hello, this is Sasha from Russia. She is a TV Star and a cover girl. She is going to do a very special show here, exclusively for us. She is going to reveal a lot! And she needs your support in order to show more for us. Would you really like
to see more of Sasha? Then like, subscribe and watch! You have a rare chance to ask your personal questions or give the ideas of what do you like to see from the real Russian TV star and model. Leave your comments here!
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12 Repair of Air Defence Systems

Repair of Air Defence Systems

We are in Belarus, at the base where old and new air defence systems are repaired. The base appeared in the 1940s,  till 1950s it had
been used for storage and repair of unremarkable anti-aircraft guns. Today all Soviet air defence systems are repaired there.
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7 They Look Like They Live Today

They Look Like They Live Today

...But they died 200 years ago. So these photographs are really unique. Maxim P. Dmitriev was a Russian photographer of the XIX-XXth centuries, founder of the  photojournalismt genre, member of the Russian Photographic Society. He was
a talented person who travelled to all cities near the big Volga river, he took pictures of Volga landscapes, cities, everyday scenes and people. His works were awarded in Paris, Amsterdam, Chicago and New York.
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6 Old Mine Turns Into a Secret Plantation

Old Mine Turns Into a Secret Plantation

Sometimes we can find rather unexpected things underground, such as a plantation of unknown crops at the depth of
300 meters. Local "agronomists" have been growing their secret plants at the place that used to be a big mine.
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1 Last Refuge of Aircraft Engines

Last Refuge of Aircraft Engines

Yes, we still can see interesting models and installations of the Soviet science achivements, researches and inventions. But some of them are hidden from our eyes, they are stored at places we cannot easily enter when we want. Aircraft engines are fascinating and
impressive. They are so complicated and huge, their purpose is to lift not only themselves up in the air but also loaded aircrafts. So it is always interesting to examine and touch them, even if they are abandoned and are going to be scrapped soon.
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6 Life And Work of the Military Airfield

Life And Work of the Military Airfield

January 22nd is a day of air defence in Russia. On such an occasion some bloggers and journalists were invited to an
airfield called Central Uglovaya in the Russian Far East. We are going to join them and see how the airfield works.
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29 Russians On the Occupied Land

Russians On the Occupied Land

All these old photographs were taken by a German photographer Franz Grasser. They show how Russians existed on the
territories captured by German nazi invaders. Would they be different if taken by a Russian photographer?
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17 Soviet Union Back In 1930

Soviet Union Back In 1930

One American specialist was on a business trip in the USSR in 1930 and took these photos. Some of
them were taken in Moscow, some - in Kazan, Tatarstan, though we cannot be sure about the rest.
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2 In the Soulless Underground

In the Soulless Underground

The author of these pictures does not give any information where he took them and how he managed to do this. But is it really important? Just try to imagine what it was like to
work at such place, far from reality and sunlight, to listen to the neverending sounds of this equipment, see these dull and gloomy corridors every single day...
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