3 IL-2 World War 2 Plane Raised from the Bottom of the Lake

IL-2 World War 2 Plane Raised from the Bottom of the Lake

In the Murmansk region, people raised another WW2 airplane
from the bottom of a lake. It's a single seater IL-2 fighter
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7 Invasion of Pacific Crabs in Murmansk Bay [video]

Invasion of Pacific Crabs in Murmansk Bay [video]

  Thousands of Pacific crabs in bay near Murmansk. They are alien specie for this place (Pacific is
over 9000km away). During USSR they try to breed them here, now an invasion happening. Video:
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4 Whats New in the Museum of the Northern Fleet Aviation?

Whats New in the Museum of the Northern Fleet Aviation?

This bay in Safonovo village under a northern Russian city of Murmansk is a place of the first aircraft seadrome that appeared in 1936. Today it's a location of the Museum of Northern Fleet
Aviation. It was reopened last year after reconstruction, now it has a new hangar for aircrafts which is a good historical exposition. On the image above is a Be-6 monument in the bay.
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1 Russian Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov Goes on Repairs

Russian Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov Goes on Repairs

Russian aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov" is on repairs now in the port of Murmansk before going to Mideterrean and Syria
this summer. Marina, the blogger went up close to the giant boat to make some awesome shots, and here they are!
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8 Polar Nights in Murmansk 2016

Polar Nights in Murmansk 2016

Yesterday, the people of Murmansk celebrated "The Day of the Sun". This is the day when the Sun finally starts appearing in their skies for brief moments. In Murmansk, they have polar nights. Polar nights (also called winter days) are when you don't see the Sun in the skies during the day. Not even for a moment, the Sun doesn't rise above the horizon. The days look like twilight -
on the horizon there is a dim light showing a hint of the Sun somewhere there, but the Sun never rises and then a normal night comes again. But February the First is the first day that the Sun appears, so it's a big deal for the people living there. Let's see a few photos showing how they cope with this and how their city typically looks in winter.
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0 The Museum of Northern Fleet Aviation

The Museum of Northern Fleet Aviation

Blogger foxphoto has visited Murmansk, Russia, and its Museum of Northern Fleet Aviation in Safonovo. Today we are going to
show you the photos of military vehicles he managed to take there. An interesting bonus is the house of Yuri Gagarin.
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13 Russian Marines from SPUTNIK Regiment

Russian Marines from SPUTNIK Regiment

Someone has posted a bunch of photos of Russian marines from "SPUTNIK" regiment which is from Murmansk region.
He says the photos are from years 2013-2015. So we are reposting those here for your viewing pleasure.
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1 Russian Atomic Ice Breakers Up Close

Russian Atomic Ice Breakers Up Close

Thanks to one more photographer, Alexey K, there is one more look on the Russian atomic icebreakers  stationed in the city of Murmansk. We won't go into much detail with
this one but the photos are pretty much impressive - like this first one - of the ice breaker called "Soviet Union". It's not active now. See more inside:
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8 Spending a Day on an Atomic Icebreaker

Spending a Day on an Atomic Icebreaker

People of course spend their days differently, one from another, and for example this man, Russian blogger Gennadiy was invited to spend a day on a Russian atomic icebreaker while it was docked in Murmansk port. He accepted the invitation and took
his camera with him so now we all also can share this event with him and see the life inside of the icebreaker. We can see what the crew is eating, meet the captain, so how the work space of the captain looks like etc. Let's see!
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3 Russian Nuclear Submarines Arrive to Murmansk

Russian Nuclear Submarines Arrive to Murmansk

Under the thick layer of ice, two of the biggest Russian submarines arrive at the Gajievo, Murmansk Navy base. They were assembled and serviced in Severodvinsk,
and now came to Gajievo where their future home will be. Oleg, the photographer, has watched their arrival this Saturday and taken some cool photos:
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