8 Assault 1945

Assault 1945

In April 14-15th, "the club of the military history of the 17th airborne division" (Klub vojenské historie 17th Airborne Division o.s.) held an annual reconstruction of battles between the German and American troops of 1945. In 1945 the third American army liberated the Czech cities: Ceske Budejovice, Pilsen, Karlovy Vary and was ready to proceede further to Prague. But in May, 5th, commander of General Staff of Red Army A. Antonov demanded
from general Eisenhower "not to move allied troops in Czechoslovakia to the east from the iniatially planned line". Everybody understood that those who would liberate Prague would be able to impose their political and economical rules on the Czech government. There were three alternatives: "western democracy", "market economy" and "the most advanced public system" - Leninism-Stalinism. Stalinism won.
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9 I Like To Party In My Room

I Like To Party In My Room

Look what one guy has
turned his room into...
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2 Petrozavodskmash Levels Up

Petrozavodskmash Levels Up

In April, 11th, the plant "Petrozavodskmash" held a topping-out ceremony: the new sector of production and assembly of steam-generator shells for nuclear power
plants has been opened. It's just the first stage of the program aimed at fully-fledged production of all reactor equipment for nuclear power plants. 
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4 Guests Of Russia

Guests Of Russia

There are 10-12 million guest workers in Russia, it's
the second immigrant record after the USA...
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5 The Boat Will Sail The Way It Is Called

The Boat Will Sail The Way It Is Called

The word "oba" is translated from the Kazakh as "burial" or "plague". So it's not clear what idea was in minds of the developers who gave the name to this micro-district "BesOba"... Though people
continue discussions about the house that fell in Karaganda. Its dwellers do not know what to wait while their neighbours leave their flats in fear or start restoring what they have...
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58 Hey, Is She Real?

Hey, Is She Real?

The girl's photos were found in the social network Vkontakte.
Looking at her it's even hard to believe she can breathe....
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0 In the Region of Deer

In the Region of Deer

Yamal is often called the region of deer, though in translation it means "The end of the world". It is
inhabited by representatives of the ancient people who've been keeping traditions from time immemorial.
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5 Ancient Flax-Spinning Mill

Ancient Flax-Spinning Mill

We are at the flax-spinning mill in Vyazniki, the Vladimir region. It's really ancient, dated something back 17**s years... For the last two centirues Vyazniki has been a Russian flax capital, it had a plenty of such mills all around.
Capitalists were given land in such unfavourable places like swamps and ravines. This one stands in the ravine. Height differential on the territory is 4 storeys. You enter the first floor on one side and exit from the fifth...
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1 High And Low Volgograd

High And Low Volgograd

Inside of this post you'll see trams in the subway
tunnels, Volgograd roofs and dancing bridges.
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13 Nice To Live in a Soviet Country!

Nice To Live in a Soviet Country!

Photos of a talented American photographer Howard Sochurek taken in the Leningrad Palace of the Pioneers and
Schoolchildren. Howard Sochurek was a member of the Nixon delegation in Russia in summer 1959.
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