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0 A Huge Mine Washed Ashore in St.Petersburg

A Huge Mine Washed Ashore in St.Petersburg

  Construction workers found a huge World War 2 mine on the sea
shore on the Vasilivsky Island in St.Petersburg, Russia today.
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1 Futuristic Soviet Assault Rifles

Futuristic Soviet Assault Rifles

Since AK-47 triumph in late 1940s Soviet engineers didn't stop efforts in creating newer more
efficient and comfortable Soviet automatic assault rifle. And here are the few examples.
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3 Young Moscow Factory Claims to Make Most Accurate Sniper Guns

Young Moscow Factory Claims to Make Most Accurate Sniper Guns

Moscow gun factory ORSIS is a pretty young armament production company in Moscow. They
produce sniper and sports rifles. Let's see why they are worth mentioning already.
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6 A Pill Box One of the Most Top Secret Russian Object

A Pill Box One of the Most Top Secret Russian Object

This thing looks like it comes from Sci-Fi movies, or even straight out of Star Wars franchise. But
it is not. What this building is and how is it being used we will see in this posting.
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7 Victory Day in Moscow Russia Today

Victory Day in Moscow Russia Today

Russian blogger Ilya was taking photos of Moscow celebrating Victory Day today. In the West this day is called "Victory in Europe day", but celebrated day before. In post Soviet countries it's called "Victory Day" and happens on May 9th. So here what he saw. Though he
says today's Victory Day was pretty gloomy, probably because of anomalous weather - Moscow was hit by snow yesterday and it's unusually cold today - just 2-3 degrees Celcius (usually it's fine to have +15 C on this day). So here is what he saw:
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4 Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Before, Russian soldiers had to transport mortars only by foot normally. You can see on the photo below. Now on a recent
exhibition Russian weapons factory introduced an ATV that carries a mortar and can be used to transport and shoot it.
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1 Russian Army in Afrin Canton, Syria

Russian Army in Afrin Canton, Syria

Afrin Canton as a de facto autonomous part of Syrian Kurdistan with Kurds forming the largest
ethnic group. Russian army provides security there and patrols the area. Let's see some photos
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3 Nice Photos of Russian Victory Day Parade Night Rehearsal

Nice Photos of Russian Victory Day Parade Night Rehearsal

Victory Day (May 9th) parades are every year event in Moscow however photos from these events are pretty nice, especially from the night rehearsals - when army vehicles move across empty streets, pretty nice sight. Also this is the only way for regular
people to see the newest Russian military vehicles so up close. Not every year the newest vehicles being brought to parades but this year they have some nice one, say the photographer Bluesmaker from Moscow. Let's see his photos here:
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6 Abandoned Russian Town that Stored Nuclear Weapons 200 Km from USA Coast in Winter

Abandoned Russian Town that Stored Nuclear Weapons 200 Km from USA Coast in Winter

This town Gudym is just 200 km away from USA. Probably this is why it was used as a top secret warehouse for the nuclear weapons. The heart of the town is a huge concrete hole in the ground that used to store nuclear weapons. The surrounding houses were used for the families
working on this underground object. Now everything stays abandoned. Houses sometimes burn in fires, and underground maze is used by strangers. We had some photos from here before, but Sergei, Russian blogger, went there in winter and saw how it looks like:
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2 Victory Day Air Show Rehearsal 2017

Victory Day Air Show Rehearsal 2017

On May 9th, 2017 there would be an annual "Victory Day" parade in Moscow and the air show is big part of it. Here
Russian blogger Marina went to see how they rehearse for the event. A chance to see nice show up close:
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