13 Ufa, The Muslim Center Of Russia

Ufa, The Muslim Center Of Russia

In the 18th century, Ufa became one of the centers of the Muslim culture in Russia. In 1998, they completed one of the most beautiful mosques called Lyalya
Tyulpan. It looks rather unusual from the outside. It’s modern on the one hand, but at the same time you’ll always know that it is a mosque.
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4 Works In the Moscow Underground

Works In the Moscow Underground

Moscow metro passengers were upset when they tried to use metro on the 19-20th of November. Despite the announcements people forgot about construction work at this line.  And they will be probaly surprised again on the 26-27 th of November. Moscow metro line between Belorusskaya
and Novokuznetskaya stations undergoes changes. Serious construction works are taking place there and in November, on 19-20 and 26-27  the traffic  will be stopped.  Stations Mayakovskaya, Tverskaya and Teatralnaya will be temporary closed for passengers.
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30 The Battle For Moscow: Retro Photos

The Battle For Moscow: Retro Photos

The Battle of Moscow is the name given by Soviet historians to two periods of strategically significant fighting on a 600 km sector of the Eastern Front during World War II. It took place between October 1941 and January
1942. The Soviet defensive effort frustrated Hitler's attack on Moscow. Moscow was one of the primary military and political objectives for Axis forces in their invasion of the Soviet Union. Check out the collection.
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4 Workhorse of Russian Aviation: An-26B

Workhorse of Russian Aviation: An-26B

This time we're going to tell you about the workhorse of the Russian aviation, the Antonov An-26B. Here you'll
find detailed photos of the aircraft, its characteristics, and more! In the picture: the An-26B.
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15 Odessa Of 1931 In Color

Odessa Of 1931 In Color

In the University of California, Santa Cruz, there is a large collection of photos (about 10 thousand!) of the Soviet Union, taken by photographer Branson DeCou who travelled around the country a lot. At that time they were able to take color photos but for some
reason the photographer preferred to take black-and-white ones and then colour them by himself. Taking into account the fact that it took him several hours to color just one slide, how much time then did it take him to color the whole collection?
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14 Rare Photos of WWII In Color

Rare Photos of WWII In Color

These are some rear color photos
of World War II. Take a look!
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1 Construction of the Road Tunnel In Ufa

Construction of the Road Tunnel In Ufa

Back in 1992, they decided to build a tunnel over the Ufa River. In 2008, the inspection resolved to introduce changes into the construction documents
and then, to continue the construction. At present, it is completely frozen; estimated date of completion of the construction is 2020.
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10 Unusual Ship In the Harbor of Kiev

Unusual Ship In the Harbor of Kiev

The ship is one of two vessels that moor in the harbor of Kiev. They are the Dnieper Plaza and the ship in
the picture named St. Andrew. All the other vessels were removed following the order of President.
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19 New Modules Of Russian Soldiers

New Modules Of Russian Soldiers

Today we'll see under what conditions soldiers of
internal military forces see their duty.
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24 Photos of Retro Leningrad Taken By Foreign Travellers

Photos of Retro Leningrad Taken By Foreign Travellers

These are photos of Leningrad taken from photo albums of foreign tourists who visited the city from the late 70s
up to 1991. Some of them you might see on our website, here they are randomly collected in one post.
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