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1 Man Make Trailer with Half of a Car [photos]

Man Make Trailer with Half of a Car [photos]

  Krasnoyarsk man make trailer which is a half of his Subaru. He now
has one and a half Subaru Forester. This is how it look:  
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52 How Much White Russian Slave Costed 150 Years Ago? [photos]

How Much White Russian Slave Costed 150 Years Ago? [photos]

Just 150 years ago Russia formally abolished slavery. Slaves in Russia were called "krepostnye" or "fixed" - the ones that couldn't do anything with their lives without their master's OK. They couldn't move away, couldn't marry, couldn't change who they worked for. They were
often beaten and were more or less property. They could be bought and sold for cash or gold. Just like African slaves in USA, except they were local Russian white skinned people. So how much money did you need 150 years ago to buy a Russian man, woman or a kid?
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28 Vintage Village Anti-Nazi Parade out of 1975 Soviet Russia [photos]

Vintage Village Anti-Nazi Parade out of 1975 Soviet Russia [photos]

Pretty rare photos from a village in Belarus during the 1970s, 1975 to be exact. The people of the village made WW2
victory parade themed platforms for the parade. Each platform is a sort of show of its own. Like this first one.
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3 One Russian Town Photographed Three Times During the Hundred Years [3 photos]

One Russian Town Photographed Three Times During the Hundred Years [3 photos]

            One Russian photographed from identical
perspective in three different times in span of hundred years. Here is how it changed:
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3 World War II as Seen by Soviet Photographer Valery Faminski [34 photos]

World War II as Seen by Soviet Photographer Valery Faminski [34 photos]

A soviet man served as a war photographer for the Red Army since 1943. He was almost on every front of the World War II, participated in Berlin siege. His photos were not really very much published
but in 1979 Soviet Photographers Union made a first exhibition of his works. They called it "Fifty years on the roads of war and piece with a camera". And here are some of his photos.
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5 Foreign Tourist in Moscow, 1982 [29 photos]

Foreign Tourist in Moscow, 1982 [29 photos]

Remember a day before post about foreign tourist traveling on Trans Siberian railway in 1995? Here is he also, but way earlier
- visiting Moscow in 1982. Here are some nice photos of people and stuff happening around in that winter of 1982.
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2 Russian Spetznaz in Chechnya in 1995 [photos]

Russian Spetznaz in Chechnya in 1995 [photos]

French photographer spent two weeks with Russian spetznaz soldiers in Chechnya mountains during Russian-Chechen
war in 1995. During this time six soldiers were killed, eighteen soldiers got wounded. Just photos.
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5 Life on Russian People in 19th Century [photos]

Life on Russian People in 19th Century [photos]

Well of course those are not actual photos but rather paintings of Russian artist Vasili Petrov. He lived in 19th century and his main topic was a life of people around him, so his art wasn't only valued for its cultural form
but also for historical expression. And here we have some of his brightest works. Like a first one above is called "Arrival of the main police officer to the investigation, 1957". Here are some more pics:
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3 CCCP Civil defense

CCCP Civil defense

    Well, this bunker is really something extra. It is like it is been abandoned with almost all equipment after the collaps of the CCCP.....  Civildefense is a bit smother compared to the military but it is harder to
run it. soldiers are trained to do what they are told... Feeling in the bunker is like someone is on the way to start it up again............    

1 Color Lithographies of Moscow in 1813 [photos]

Color Lithographies of Moscow in 1813 [photos]

Those are eleven color lithographies of Moscow city published in London in 1813. A sort of unique way to look at Moscow how it looked
over 200 years ago. Goodly enough those ones have also English captions to understand better what and where is depicted.
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