3 Partially Abandoned Secret Military Unit

Partially Abandoned Secret Military Unit

An operating military unit on Kotlin
Island (where Kronstadt is situated).
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18 Hello from the Past!

Hello from the Past!

Some touching and memorable
photos from the Russian past...
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15 Caucasia and Transcaucasia: Ethnic Photos From the XIX Century

Caucasia and Transcaucasia: Ethnic Photos From the XIX Century

Dmitry I. Ermakov (1845—1916) was a Russian photographer, orientalist, ethnographer. He was
travelling much and took a lot of interesting ethnic photos of Caucasia and Transcaucasia.
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14 Resort City of Georgia

Resort City of Georgia

The first thing coming to your mind when you see Batumi that it has been much invested in. Very much. The city was practically rebuilt. Still there are no many tourists, beaches are empty in some areas, but for someone it is
only the advantage. Batumi has a good airport, many hotels, cafes and shops. Stories about "dangerous Georgia" are nonsense! The people are friendly and hospitable, they do not often mention politics...
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13 American Test Drive of a Soviet Car

American Test Drive of a Soviet Car

Let's see the photos of Life magazine showing how
Americans were testing the Soviet "Pobeda" ("Victory").
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25 The Old Exhibition of War Trophies

The Old Exhibition of War Trophies

Some old photographs from the trophies
exhibition in Gorky Park of Moscow.
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6 Unique River Ships of the Past

Unique River Ships of the Past

Few probably know that some hundred years ago on the Volga river were sailing the ships whose displacement was bigger than cruiser "Aurora's" one. It's hard to believe but
they were built from .. wood! "Belyanas", as they were called, became a part of the Russian ship-building history as the most unique river ships in the world.
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11 Rescued From Vandals

Rescued From Vandals

Something is always rapidly changing in the museum of Zadorozhny. New and interesting exhibits appear in the museum quite often. But probably the most interesting are the planes of Khodynka brought
here and rescued from vandals. Unfortunately this time they stood mostly semi-disassembled and still much work is to be done. But the team of the museum plans to restore them soon.
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4 The Walls Keeping Memories

The Walls Keeping Memories

Some photos of gloomy abandoned schools and one
hospital in the mansion of the Gagarins.
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18 In the Huge Abandoned Bunker

In the Huge Abandoned Bunker

This is one of the alernate command posts of the Warsaw Pact contries located on the territory of Moldavia. There are similar constructions in Belorus, Ukraine, Russia, Azerbaijan. Object 1180 represents two cylindrical blocks each 36 m in
diameter and 60 m deep divided into 10-12 levels. There is an additional level used as a fridge centre. The bunker was not finished and finally was abandoned, but the structure is so colossal that is truly worth visiting.
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