1 Abandoned tropospheric station under the Anadyr

Abandoned tropospheric station under the Anadyr

  Not far from the Anadyr city, about 10 km, at the top of the hill of St. Michael there is a nodal tropospheric station called "Yukon" (8/104 (21/103) M/u - 74239), which is a part of the "North" communication system and a local civil telecentre. As a mobile and satellite communications are developing, the need of having such
an expensive object has gone, and in 2003 the station was finally closed. Telecentre was luckier and stood in a good condition for ten years more. There is no former luxury, but the remnants are still there, far away, attracting both local people and tourists. We also could not resist and went there.
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6 Photos from the Don River in USSR Occupied by Nazi in 1942

Photos from the Don River in USSR Occupied by Nazi in 1942

Tamas Konok Sr. is a Hungarian military correspondent who accompanied the Hungarian army moving towards Stalingrad in 1942. Obviously, he repeatedly got it in the neck from the authorities for his shots, in view of their discrepancies with the spirit of
combat propaganda. Tamas was more interested in the pictures of life of inhabitants of the occupied territories and Hungarian soldiers. His series "We fight against them" was banned for display at the exhibition in Budapest in 1943.
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0 The S-200 in the Victory Park at the Khvorostyanka village, the Samara region

The S-200 in the Victory Park at the Khvorostyanka village, the Samara region

The S-200 air defense missile weapon system in the Victory
Park at the Khvorostyanka village, the Samara region.
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1 Some Weirdly Awesome Examples of Russian Kitchen

Some Weirdly Awesome Examples of Russian Kitchen

Flowers and gifts are, of course, at your discretion, but what really can conquer and touch is a delicious meal cooked with the hands of your
beloved man. This collection includes the most stunning masterpieces, the authors of which really, really tried to please their loved ones!
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6 How the old WW2 “Kittyhawk” plane  was lifted  from a swamp (22 photos)

How the old WW2 “Kittyhawk” plane was lifted from a swamp (22 photos)

  In 1994, a North-West search group from St. Petersburg under the guidance of Ilia Durinskiy found the place of the the "Kittyhawk’s" crash in the swamp between Kolpino and Otradnoe towns. The remains of the pilot and his personal things were also founded there. This post will tell us about the lifting of the plane and the determining of the pilot’s identity. In August 28, 2006 the plane debris were completely removed from the swamp. The pilot’s body was found in the
cabin of the plane. There were also found some documents, including a party card for the Kostenko P.N name. According to the data of the Central Archive of the Russian Ministry of Defense the "Kittyhawk" plane with such an engine number belonged to the 196-th fighter regiment. The plane was piloted by Senior Lieutenant Kostenko P.N, who meant to be downed on February 23, 1943 in the area of "Ivanovo riffles", covering the attack planes Il-2.
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2 43 years in the pantry: new IZH Jupiter – 3, 1973 in a wooden box

43 years in the pantry: new IZH Jupiter – 3, 1973 in a wooden box

  About six months ago I told you about a unique "time capsule" - a completely new Soviet motorcycle IZH Jupiter - 3 made in 1976 year, which survived to this day in the original package. Then it seemed that it is unreal to find such a technique in the same preservation. However, just recently I
received an information that there is the same IZH Jupiter-3 in one of the villages near Kiev, and it is even an older model - 1973 and, what is the most important – it is in a similar condition, without a run in the USSR wooden box. I immediately decided to visit this rarity.
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1 A large exercises of the 5th Army of overcoming water obstacles in Primorye

A large exercises of the 5th Army of overcoming water obstacles in Primorye

A training for the personnel of the formations and units of the seaside union of forcing the water obstacles took place in Primorye, at Sergeevskiy range, under the command of commander of the 5th Army general-lieutenant Alexei Salmin . The trainings were held in several training locations in which more than 70 units of various techniques and about two thousand personnel were
involved. Practical exercises were the first part of the teaching in which they needed to overcome water barriers on several types of armored vehicles, also different emergency situations on the water and under water, during which the evacuation of people from conditionally defective combat vehicles and towing of equipment was held were simulated.
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0 Post World War Soviet Sports: Gymnastics

Post World War Soviet Sports: Gymnastics

It is hard to imagine, but in difficult post-war years, when half of the country lay in ruins, they found ways to give children not just school education. They did not only find the
way, but, apparently, also attributed considerable importance to physical education. Below are reports of a couple post-war years (1946-1948). Note the intensity of events.
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7 This Military Airfield is Raid by Birds, Hundreds of them are Here

This Military Airfield is Raid by Birds, Hundreds of them are Here

At the time when some planes were on a mission, and the others were
about to take the night shift, the airbase was raided from the air.
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3 How do Moscow Illegal Migrant Workers live

How do Moscow Illegal Migrant Workers live

Short introduction for those who are young and missed everything. In the perfect Soviet times there was such a thing as a registration. Now it exists too, but registration value then was much more important than it is now. There was even idiom "to get married because of the registration"! Registration was needed to live in a city, for example, in Moscow! Living in the city was much
better than in the countryside - more food, entertainment, and other benefits of civilization. For example, in the city you can buy sausage or boots! But you couldn’t move from Zazhopinsk to Moscow... - I thought I would be sent to Moscow, and I really want to see Comrade Lenin! - And Comrade Lenin really wants to see you in your own village!
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