2 Kamchatka: Up To Avacha

Kamchatka: Up To Avacha

It's not so hard to climb Avachinsky volcano. The path
leads up only in some places sinking in snow...
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33 Victory Parades 2012

Victory Parades 2012

On the 9th of May in many Russian cities Victory Parades were
traditionally held. Some photos are for your attention.
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12 What Remained of the Shabrovsky Talc Pit

What Remained of the Shabrovsky Talc Pit

Widely known open pit "Staraya Linza" ("Old Lens") attracts many tourists in any season but few know the history of the place. The deposit of the talc stone has been known since the 1880s. It used to be developed
by primitive methods. In the end of 1930 the government decided to speed up the development of the Ural deposits. Thus they started to inspect the Shabrovsky deposit of talc-magnesite stone.
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17 News From Russian Roads, Part 56

News From Russian Roads, Part 56

The "sparkling" upgrade of a
VAZ-21099 with a low low clearance.
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11 Old Color Magic Of Peter Vedenisov

Old Color Magic Of Peter Vedenisov

Peter Ivanovich Vedenisov (1866-1937) graduated from the Moscow conservatory in 1888 and came to Yalta where soon became one of the most interesting persons in the city. He was a professional pianist and often perfomed. Was interested in local history,
meteorology and photography, could make color autochromes on the glass. They looked wonderful on the screen being projected there by a magic lantern. 150 color sheet glasses of Peter Vedenisov made between 1909 and 1914 have been preserved till today.
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22 Unique Lend Lease Museum In Moscow

Unique Lend Lease Museum In Moscow

Lend-Lease was the program under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China, Free France, and other Allied nations with materiel between 1941 and 1945.
Moscow has an interesting and not much known museum in school №1262 devoted to lend-lease military stuff. It was created by enthusiasts. Let's see what exhibits the museum can show.
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28 Do Not Be Sick!

Do Not Be Sick!

Would you like to be treated in an
ordinary Russian hospital for free?
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20 Russian Police in LA!

Russian Police in LA!

When you see something spelled like "МИЛИЦИЯ" be sure it means POLICE in Russian. People used to see those a lot on Russian police cars etc. Of course, they used to see this in Russia, on Russian soil. Then, some enthusiasts tried to imagine what it would be like if the Russian POLICE went to chase the criminals on American soil. They tried to inject Russian speed police cars into action games such as GTA so that it could cruise the sunny palm beach landscapes
bearing cyrillic "МИЛИЦИЯ" logos. And it all seemed so unreal at that time. Unless recently. Here we go, full time operational Russian "МИЛИЦИЯ" Police car down there on the streets of LA. Equipped with a Russian-style full size blue light flasher (see on top of the car) and California road permits and car plates, this Russian police vehicle can successfully chase the suspects on the streets of SoCal.
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36 The First Chechen War In Photos of A. Nemenov

The First Chechen War In Photos of A. Nemenov

In this post we present a set of photos by Alexander Nemenov about the First
Chechen war. Warning: some photos may seem unpleasant or scary.
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7 KADEX-2012 Or Armory Exhibition In Astana

KADEX-2012 Or Armory Exhibition In Astana

Such type of exhibition is held for the second time in Astana,
Kazakhstan. Many tanks, military vehicles, aircrafts...
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