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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1 Koenigsberg Invasion by Soviet Troops 70 Years Ago

Koenigsberg Invasion by Soviet Troops 70 Years Ago

Precisely 70 years ago, on April 9, 1945 Soviet troops, acting under the East-Prussian operation, conquered Koenigsberg. This set of
photographs is dedicated to that very event. On the image above are Soviet artillerymen (April 4,1945 - April 8,1945).
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3 The Cathedral of Christ the Savior and Its Long Story

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior and Its Long Story

In Russia military victories were often celebrated by founding churches. At the order of Alexander I in December 1812 an architectural contest was announced whose winner would make a project for the Cathedral of Christ the
Savior. The winning submission was artist Karl Vitberg but he turned out to be a bad executive manager. The construction of the cathedral was postponed, Vitberg himself was accused of peculation and negligence.
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1 The Stalagmite Tunnels In Samara

The Stalagmite Tunnels In Samara

The tunnels of Samara are referred to as Sokskiye tunnels because they used to belong to the Sokskiy quarry (they quarried limestone here in the 40-60s). The work was
done by convicts, all the exits were enclosed with barbed wire. Today the tunnels are abandoned. The photos and the story are taken from blogger mamlas.
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4 Highly Secret Soviet Object In The Center of the Aral Sea

Highly Secret Soviet Object In The Center of the Aral Sea

One of the most secret Soviet objects was closed by a decree of Boris Yeltsin twenty-three years ago. It was situated in a remote region of the country that used to be huge - on the island in the center of the Aral Sea. The island had a complex that was used for creation and testing one of the most
barbaric weapons - biological ones. Many years are gone as well as the Aral Sea and the island... but that ground is still there as a ghost. A Kazakh journalist and blogger Grogoriy Bedenko shared unique materials from his own archive uncovering the phenomenon of object "Aralsk-7".
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2 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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2 Colors of the Nature by Photographer Anton Petrus

Colors of the Nature by Photographer Anton Petrus

Anton Petrus is a photographer from Kiev but many people think he is from Crimea as Anton loves this place more than others and spends much time there. Anton believes that one can reveal his
emotions, thoughts and dreams through colors, because each color has its own energy and mood. He is in love with nature and make others feel the same through his brilliant works.
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0 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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2 Keeping the Traditions Alive: Oak Barrels Production in Russia

Keeping the Traditions Alive: Oak Barrels Production in Russia

Oak barrel is still a perfect capacity for strong drinks. It helps to preserve the taste of alcoholic drinks and foods (sour cabbage, for example) and to keep old good traditions. But in the time of
industrialization such production tends to be rare. Blogger muph came to the small town Rossosh in the south of the Voronezh region, Russia, to see how oak barrels are made today.
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4 New Tracked Armoured Carrier DT 3PM

New Tracked Armoured Carrier DT 3PM

A new light tracked coupled armoured carrier DT-3PM has been presented to public in Ishimbai, Republic of Bashkortostan. The new vehicle looking this strange is a modified
armoured carrier based on model DT-3P for civil and military use whose carrying capacity is three tonnes (carrying capacity of a non-armoured version is four tonnes).
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