43 72 Old Soviet Calculators

72 Old Soviet Calculators

Yes, 72 different calcs from Soviet times. All are from collection of Sergei Frolov. Different in size, colour and functions but all from one brand
"Electronica". There were no another brand of calculators at that time in Soviet Union - all had to buy and use only Electronika things.
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25 Russian-Japan War Propaganda Posters

Russian-Japan War Propaganda Posters

In the beginning of 20-th century Russia participated in the war with Japan. Some our readers
asked if there were some propaganda posters from that times. There are some.
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16 Frozen Auto

Frozen Auto

Weather is unpredictable in Russia. Park for a while - then
come out of your house and look what's up with your car.
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26 Chernobyl Computer Game

Chernobyl Computer Game

One of Ukrainian companies announced about the game "S.T.A.L.K.E.R.", an action in Chernobyl scenery. All the game plot is happening inside the Chernobyl, the team of the
developer traveled to the site a few times for detailed video and photo capturing of all the future game objects. The release is planned to March, 2007.
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7 Fallen American Airplane

Fallen American Airplane

Yesterday in Moscow airport an American plane Challenger 850 turned up side down and felt down right after he took off. It happened just couple of minutes after he took down. It's still unclear about the reasons of
these incidents. No passengers except the pilots were on board. These unique photos made by Mahno source ten minutes after the plane's took-off. The departure was at 16:37 and the photos are from 16:47.
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17 A Story of One Fire

A Story of One Fire

This is a story of one fire which happened in a town near Moscow. There are a lot of such wooden houses all over Russia. These houses are for a few families and you may say only poor people live there but it's a big fraction of Russian families still live in such wooden old houses, without a hot water and gas supply. And also if somebody is
getting on fire then all the house is risking to be burned to ashes. Also according to the comments you would be able to see how fast are Russian firemen. On the picture above you can see the start of the fire. None seem to care - none sees the fire so probably nothing special is going on, maybe some cooking.
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10 Winter Roads

Winter Roads

In Russia some villages can be accessed only in Summer - when there are no rains and ground is firm or only in winter when ground is frozen and firm. Of course not on the regular passenger car but on some kind
of SUV or tractor. And during the spring and fall when there is a lot of water - none can access those villages. Here are some photos of winter roads in the middle of the Russian forest.
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12 Moscow 1890

Moscow 1890

This should the most early color
photos of Moscow. Moscow at 1890.
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11 Abramovich in 80s

Abramovich in 80s

That's a photo of Roman Abramovich, the richest Russian, in 80s.
Oh by the way he is now second Russian richest one.


108 Lenin As He Is Today

Lenin As He Is Today

Many of our readers know that in the middle of Moscow, right on the Red Square, next to the Kremlin there is a Lenin's tomb, called "mausoleum". There, inside, mummy of Lenin lies. Really, not only Egyptians made mummies but Soviet authorities decided to make a mummy of Lenin as a symbol of Soviet Era and October Revolution. This Lenin's tomb was a real shrine for all the Russian people who came all over the vast Russia to visit the Red Square and mausoleum. There were alway long lines on entrance, people had to wait a few hours as minimum in order to enter and take a fast glance of Lenin, or the piece of what 70 years ago was called Lenin.
Nowadays many people demand to remove the body or the mummy from the middle of the Red Square and bury it, but still there are many people brought up in communist style who are against this so powers afraid on making some sheer action on the tomb. And because its all made of flesh and bones, at least it was made of it, it needs some cleaning and service a few times a year. Here we have some screenshots from Russian TV channel where the operation of regular service on Lenin's mummy was shown. Please be informed that some of the pics may be a little bit not a nice thing to look at.
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