0 Leningrad Siege Model Apartment [12 photos]

Leningrad Siege Model Apartment [12 photos]

In a Leningrad museum they have made an installation that is called "900 hundred days of a courage of
the people". It displays a life condition during Leningrad on siege in the World War 2 back then.
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3 The Last Surviving MI-4 Helicopter is on Repair at Moscow Plant [18 photos]

The Last Surviving MI-4 Helicopter is on Repair at Moscow Plant [18 photos]

This is last of Soviet copters - last of MI-4s ever made. For some reason it's the only MI-4
copter left in Russia. So they treat it as a precious - want restore it for museum.
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0 Photos of Nizhny Novgorod in Russia back in Year 1912 [25 photos]

Photos of Nizhny Novgorod in Russia back in Year 1912 [25 photos]

Russian photographer Maxim Dmitriev has live and worked 100 years ago. And since then he left us photos of the Russia at that time. Here is another posting that's made
entirely of his photos, now devoted to the Nizhny - Russian city East to Moscow. And on first photo "poor people" that's how he has called this photo.
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2 The Hearbreaking Story of Laika: Dog in Space Who Never Got Back

The Hearbreaking Story of Laika: Dog in Space Who Never Got Back

On November 3rd, 1957 a space rocket was launched from Baikonur which brought a Sputnik-2 satellite to the Earth orbit. This was
the second man made space ship on the Earth orbit. And differently from its predecessor it was a much complex ship.
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4 Regarding Tanks that Come from Laos..

Regarding Tanks that Come from Laos..

  If you remember couple days ago we had posting here about old Soviet T-34 tanks coming back from Laos country. A
whole train load of tanks over 30 to be exact. Now they stop in every town and conduct a patriotic meeting:
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0 How People Entertained Themselves in Soviet Times [14 photos]

How People Entertained Themselves in Soviet Times [14 photos]

Now, in times of Internet, Youtube, Netflix and etc we don't have a question how to entertain yourself. But in Soviet times we had only two TV channels (both state owned) which were airing
mostly boring stuff (no decent movies, no cartoons, no TV shows). So people had to entertain themselves by themselves.  Here are some examples what people were up to in Soviet times:
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3 Soviet Vintage Racing Car Pioneer 2M

Soviet Vintage Racing Car Pioneer 2M

When you are speaking about super speedy Formula cars you usually don't really mention Soviet Union. However
we also had a car that set a few speed records in the world. This car was called a "Pioneer".
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4 Russian photos from the 1990s

Russian photos from the 1990s

Luxury and poor people in the same time at that time. Very contrast, very cool. Over thirty fresh
found photos from the Russia in 90s. A period of transition from a Soviet state to now.
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3 Soviet Diesel Train Destroyed

Soviet Diesel Train Destroyed

Couple days ago near Tallinn (in Estonia its now) Soviet train has been destroyed. A survived old Russian loco called
"DR1A-2283" (just like droids in Star Wars) found its last grave in Estonia and we have photos how it was.
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0 Abandoned Frozen Bomb Shelter Looking like a Skating Rink

Abandoned Frozen Bomb Shelter Looking like a Skating Rink

This was Soviet bombing shelter under factory workshop. Despight factory is active the bomb shelter abandoned. Probably a couple years nobody
has come down here. It was partially flooded and it made a cool effect: during winter water freezes turning shelter into rink.
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