0 Moscow airport Sheremetyevo 1970-1980s

Moscow airport Sheremetyevo 1970-1980s

Sheremetjevo is a Moscow airport, probably most famous one out of a few it has. Here is how it looked in
1970s-1980s when the glorious TU-144s still were a frequent guest there. See those nice pics inside:
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0 Psychodelic USSR Cartoons: FRU-89

Psychodelic USSR Cartoons: FRU-89

This cartoon was produced in year 1989 by Soviet "SoyuzMultFilm" studio. This one is total nuts, I promise you. Probably one of the most
pyschodelic Soviet cartoons. They call it FRU-89, probably because it causes the feel of frustration in every kid who watched this.
0 Psychodelic USSR part 1: Contact 1978

Psychodelic USSR part 1: Contact 1978

We are starting posting a series of really weird Soviet Russian cartoons that appeared during "Golden Era" of Russian animation
1950s-1980s. This one particular is called "Contact", was made by Soviet "SoyuzMultFilm" studio in 1978. Subscribe for more coming.

1 Amazing World of the Soviet Electronic Gadgets

Amazing World of the Soviet Electronic Gadgets

In Soviet Union they produced numerous gadgets but most of them were made in very limited quantities so most of Soviet people couldn't by those. Many of this interesting things were going
strictly for export to other countries in order to replenish Soviet gold and currency reserves.  Here we have a nice collection of Soviet gadgets please enjoy it inside:
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1 Unique Soviet Magnetic Levitation Train that Could Go 400 km/h [photos, video]

Unique Soviet Magnetic Levitation Train that Could Go 400 km/h [photos, video]

A lot of things were invented, built, tested but never used in USSR. For example this awesome magnetic levitation experimental train built by Soviet engineers. The history is as follows: Soviet State Planning commission estimated that there would be over 29 cities in the USSR with population over 1,000,000 people very soon. Soviet
engineering agencies started offering their solutions to fight commuting problems inside of this mega cities and between them. Besides improving existing transportation means, like subway or buses, the need for totally new way of transportation arisen. This project of maglev trains was the latest response to this task.
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4 Russian monastery in 1896

Russian monastery in 1896

Some photos from now ancient times - 18th century Russia, to be exact 1896, Russian monastery on
the island. You can feel the spirit of pre-20th century Russia coming from those photos:
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4 BTS002 Russian airplane replica of Russian shuttle

BTS002 Russian airplane replica of Russian shuttle

This what looks as a Russian space shuttle Buran is actually not. This is BTS-002 - a full size replica of Buran space shuttle which is just an airplane. It could fly
manned and unmanned missions (as Soviet Buran shuttle who went to space and landed on its own without a crew involved). Let's see some more pics of this one:
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2 American visiting Russia and taking photos in 1950s 1970s

American visiting Russia and taking photos in 1950s 1970s

American professor studied Russia and travelled to Russia multiple times in 1950s-1970s. He took numerous photos during his trips. He visited many Russian cities
like Moscow, Leningrad, Riga, Yaroslavl, Pyatigorsk etc. Some of his photos were published in National Geographic. And here are the rest of them, enjoy!
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2 Russian TU-144 supersonic passenger jet in Monino museum Moscow

Russian TU-144 supersonic passenger jet in Monino museum Moscow

Here is a trip to Moscow Monino air museum where is the one of a few
fully surviving TU-144s ultra sonic jets. Let's see it upclose.
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5 Kindergartens in USSR

Kindergartens in USSR

Soviet families were usually having at least a few kids. Kids were attending special kind of pre-school - kindergartens, that consisted of three "grades" - junior, middle and
pre-school. Let's see some historical photos of Soviet Russian pre-schools as well as some propaganda posters used to advertise the good of Soviet preschool system:
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