3 Back to the Monino Air Force Museum

Back to the Monino Air Force Museum

The Central Museum of Air Force in Monino regularly arranges open days and invites everyone to its exhibition halls. Blogger
dmrog took the chance to see the interesting expositions of the museum, get into the hangar to photograph the planes.
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1 Voronezh City Back In 1971

Voronezh City Back In 1971

Here is an interesting set of black and white pictures featuring Voronezh city, Russia in 1971. A bit of
countryside, city center, churches and people. The images are taken from the album A.N. Ognev.
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8 Special Soviet Shooting Knife

Special Soviet Shooting Knife

This is a special Soviet knife designed in the 1970s at the order of the Ministry of Defence and KGB of the USSR. An ordinary scout's knife
had to turn into a combined multifunctional weapon. They made a knife with a firing device adapted for a special 7,62 mm cartridge. 
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1 Underground Laboratory of Nuclear Research

Underground Laboratory of Nuclear Research

Abkhazia is not only the country with beautiful mountainous landscapes, endless beaches and classic architecture but also military research institutes including those for nuclear purposes. This post is about one of them. It was built in the mid 80s on
the territory of object "A" but never was finished due to the postwar crisis. Today the underground laboratory consisting of two big tunneled blocks is abandoned. Blogger samnamos visited the place to take some interesting images.
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1 Wartime Ship Disguise

Wartime Ship Disguise

Boris Smirnov was an artist who disguised ships during the siege of Leningrad. On the picture above you
see a battleship "October Revolution", look how it looked when the job of camoufleurs was done.
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16 Recalling Tallinn of the 70s

Recalling Tallinn of the 70s

These are photos of galik-123 who shares the pictures he took in Tallinn, Estonia, back in the 70s. The city
had a unique architecture, all those tiled roofs and stone pavements made Tallinn a special place.
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1 Final Destination of Supersonic Aircraft Tu 144

Final Destination of Supersonic Aircraft Tu 144

Tu-144 USSR-77110 you see on the image above landed thirty years ago at an airfield of Ulyanovsk-Barataevka. It was the final, 140th flight for the supersonic plane, its destination was the
museum in Ulyanovsk. The flight lasted 1 hour 30 minutes, since the beginning of its service it had logged 247 hours 1 minute (including 116 hours 27 minutes in a supersonic mode).
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1 One Day of the Royal Family

One Day of the Royal Family

These are photographed moments of one and the same day of the Russian royal family in
1905 at the dacha of Prince of Oldenburg in Peterhof.. All of them look so elegant!
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0 The Factory Created For Making Kids Happy

The Factory Created For Making Kids Happy

These are the pictures of a huge Soviet toy factory with once a giant output. Today like many other great factories it is abandoned and forgotten. Seeing
the places that could make many children happy in such a miserable condition is really sad... The photos have been shared by blogger v1054047.
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1 Nicholas II at Horce Race For Officers, 1906

Nicholas II at Horce Race For Officers, 1906

These unique images dated 1906 show the horse race event for Russian officers visited by emperor Nicholas
II himself. Will you find him on the photos? The pictures are taken from the blog of humus.
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