2 Interplanetary Revolution 1924 Soviet Cartoon

Interplanetary Revolution 1924 Soviet Cartoon

So the fabula is as follows: 1924 Soviet cartoon about space mission to Mars
to eliminate capitalism. Pretty weird stuff to watch!    

2 Soviet IZH Jupiter 5 motorcycle time capsule in factory packaging

Soviet IZH Jupiter 5 motorcycle time capsule in factory packaging

Soviet IZH Jupiter-5 was pretty legendary bike in Soviet Union, as the supply of the motorcycles was mostly limited to Soviet or Eastern
European models. One dude found a non-touched absolutely new time capsuled motorcycle in a factory packaging. Here is the story:
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2 Soviet T-34 Tank Raised from the Bottom of the Don River

Soviet T-34 Tank Raised from the Bottom of the Don River

    A team of enthusiasts has pulled out a real T-34 tank from the bottom of the Don river. It's all started with a phone call: guy called and said that they found a WW2 tank on the river bottom!
So the divers were sent first to make a video and confirm that the tank is indeed intact and the rescue operation can be performed. Then we have a few videos and photos on how it was..
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1 Soviet soldiers as seen by German artist

Soviet soldiers as seen by German artist

German artist has seen Soviet soldiers in 1920s-1940s and made his artistic work depicting them. A nice view on the Red Army from the other side. Let's see a few of his works. The one on top
is a junior lieutenant of air force in 1943. Before 1940s the Soviet Army officers didn't have shoulder straps and used only sleeve stripes as you would see on the next pics.
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8 Soviet apartments interior in 1950s-1970s USSR

Soviet apartments interior in 1950s-1970s USSR

Some photos of Soviet apartments in 1950s-1970s, just for you to get an idea. Most of Soviet families used the
same typical furniture, carpets and household items, without much diversity, made in USSR they were.
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10 Photos of Leningrad Under Siege

Photos of Leningrad Under Siege

Back in 73, 27 January 1944, as a result of the operation "The January Thunder" the siege of Leningrad which lasted 900 days has been completely removed. As a result of starvation,
severe frosts and bombings in the besieged Leningrad from 400 thousand to 1.5 million people died. Look at the photos, which were taken by the Nazis in the besieged city.
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4 Soviet space radio telescope in Crimea

Soviet space radio telescope in Crimea

This Soviet radio telescope was built in Crimea for a reason: Crimea had the most amount of sunny days in USSR so clouds didn't stand in a way for the
telescopes like this. This particular one was built in late 1960s. It was used in some Soviet sci-fi movies in USSR as well. Let's see some photos of it:
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3 Russian Navy Unique Project: Two-Person Mini  Submarine Called Triton

Russian Navy Unique Project: Two-Person Mini Submarine Called Triton

Soviet Union had some uber cool things. For example this mini navy submarine "Triton-1M" which could seat two and only 32 of such were released. They could stealthy carry
you on an underwater journey whenever comrade admiral sends you. Straight out of some unreleased Bond movie! See photos, thanks to Russian blogger Oleg here:
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2 World War 2 Guns Laid in Ground for 70 Years And Dug Out from the Ground in Russia

World War 2 Guns Laid in Ground for 70 Years And Dug Out from the Ground in Russia

A selection of World War 2 guns that stayed in the ground for tens of years and now being dug out by Russian enthusiasts. The search for the old guns became very popular in Russia lately, so popular that a law was passed that abolished such kind of
searches in Russian forests. Now if you going to be caught with a metal detector you can face charges. Still people go on this treasure hunt as the stock of the metal laying down in the ground since WW2 is immense. Photos and videos are here:
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5 Awesome Soviet Historical Photos

Awesome Soviet Historical Photos

Here we have an awesome selection of Soviet historical photographs. It both have photos from the birth of the Soviet State and then thru all its
later periods, telling the stories of mothers and fathers of current Russian citizens, how they lived, what they saw etc. Let's start!
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