0 Which Tanks Red Army Had When Hitler Invaded Soviet Union? [photos]

Which Tanks Red Army Had When Hitler Invaded Soviet Union? [photos]

Sort of a lot has been said about political side of the Hitler/USSR invasion, but let's just focus on the tanks been used by Soviet Army on the first days
of WW2 in Russia.  And lets start with "light tanks" like this T-27 small tank. Being produced since 1931, was total 3295 pieces present.
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0 Former Soviet air defense base

Former Soviet air defense base

This is a former soviet military air defense base that has a fantastic wall around it. It must have been a very important place during
the cold war. Nowadays there is other activity behind those fantastic walls that is surrounding the base ...... enjoy
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2 Luxurious Vacation Homes of the Soviet Party Leaders [photos]

Luxurious Vacation Homes of the Soviet Party Leaders [photos]

Soviet party leaders were fond of spending their leisure time at luxurious mansions Soviet state has built for
them. Some of the leaders had a few of those and here we have some of them for your viewing pleasure.
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0 Abandoned Military Vehicles in the Forest [photos]

Abandoned Military Vehicles in the Forest [photos]

Man went to make some early spring nature photos near the Moscow
with his drone. What he found out was sort of not very typical..
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5 A Restored Soviet ZiL-164 Truck [photos]

A Restored Soviet ZiL-164 Truck [photos]

A story of the old restored ZIL-164 pretty
rare Soviet truck.  Here are some shots.
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4 A Couple Examples of USSR Copying Children Toys from the West [photos]

A Couple Examples of USSR Copying Children Toys from the West [photos]

  A couple of days ago Russian state senate - Duma - was carrying on (still not yet passed) a law to contraforce the American economical sanctions against Russia. One of the proposals was to cancel the intellectual property rights on
the territory of Russia. Sort of copy stuff without paying respective copyright owners on the state level. Something similar was already done by USSR, and here is a little example of Soviet toys copied from the West.
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9 Smiling Stalin Photos [photos]

Smiling Stalin Photos [photos]

This morning some Russian people woke up to the inability to log to their messaging app of the choice. It just showing "Connecting.." but never actually does. They have chosen the app for its minimalistic design, fast messaging, no ads, cross platform availability and cloud file storage. Also an encryption. This encryption became the reason why the Government decided to stop the app from
operating. They wanted to get the backdoor to be able to read the messages, however the messanging app management didn't comply (on contrary some other famous messaging apps, like Facebook's WhatsApp continue operating seaminglessly which means they gave all the access codes to the Russian authorities probably). To mark this day we post a posting with a smiling Stalin.
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1 English Russia Daily Report #8 [cool videos, fires and golden pistols]

English Russia Daily Report #8 [cool videos, fires and golden pistols]

Starting an English Russia Daily Report #8, we select interesting pieces of stuff during the day and then
post all together here at Russian time night time. But before we post here we at first post thing at
English Russia official twitter account, you can find it here. And here we start, and first picture just showing a normal daily routine of a girl in Vladivostok, Russia, and yes it's an atomic IceBreaker probably behind her. Next one is.. Read more...

0 Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

American photographer visited Moscow in 1950s-1960s and here is his collection of color photos of the
various street trade he encountered in the city. Food, and not only for sale check it out.
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2 Unique Soviet restored car GAZZ-12 ZIM costs $350k [photos]

Unique Soviet restored car GAZZ-12 ZIM costs $350k [photos]

An unique, Stalin era limo is on sale in Novosibirsk, Russia for the whooping price of 19,999,999
rubles which is roughly $350,000.  Let's see how it looks like and why so expensive mate.
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