12 Avtovaz Technics Museum

Avtovaz Technics Museum

Avtovaz technic museum is a unique and is the biggest museum in Russia in terms of numbers of exhibits and total space occupied. At the moment, Avtovaz technic museum has more than 460
exhibits and occupies territory of 38 hectares, thus, the museum established in Tolyatti, homeland of VAZ, can be considered one of the biggest park-museums in the Russian Federation.
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17 Strategic Missile Forces Museum – Intercontinental Wars

Strategic Missile Forces Museum – Intercontinental Wars

These photos are taken in the Strategic Missile Forces Museum. Its exhibits unveil much
interesting, they make us think that our ideas about missilery are often mistaken.
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21 Kachinsky Air Garrison; Helicopters

Kachinsky Air Garrison; Helicopters

Kacha is not only aircraft but helicopters as well. Over here, in Crimea, such sorts of aircraft as
search-and-rescue KA-27PS helicopters, antisubmarine KA-27PL and multipurpose MI-8 ones.
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55 Russia’s Used-to-Be Marine Forces

Russia’s Used-to-Be Marine Forces

A great nation with an even greater heritage of its own. And I don’t even mean the cultural heritage but the military heritage that the Soviet Union had left behind to be heartily embosomed by successors of the fortune. Country that is half encircled by the sea and that has
always been a high-shot in the top of sea-lover countries gradually (well, it could has also been ‘rapidly,’ cause no matter what it doesn’t inflict a wrench to the story) began striking aground in terms of its marine power without even anchoring it.
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14 Kachinsky Air Garrison

Kachinsky Air Garrison

In Ukraine, Crimea, not so far from Sevastopol, in the village of Kacha lots of different air fleet species draw their duty. They are amphibian aircrafts BE-12, military cargo planes AN-26, search-and-rescue helicopters KA-27PS as
well as antisubmarine KA-27PL ones. And though many of them are 40 odd years old, they are battle-ready night and day and eager to attain any combat task in the territory of the Black Sea, and, in particular, Crimea.
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44 Training of Young Rembos

Training of Young Rembos

In Sengileevskoye village not far from Stavropol city, former servicemen settled a military camp for boys. Now in
the camp are thirty boys aged 10-18 who learn foundations of martial art and how to handle a weapon.
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16 Maroon Berets

Maroon Berets

Since May, 31st to June, 1st in the Internal forces training center near Minsk there were held trials for the right to wear Maroon berets - a traditional symbol of unconventional unit. Only those who have passed an appropriate multistage exam and "deserve this right in accord with
their professional, physical and moral qualities", can wear this beret. Such trials have been held in Byelorussia since 1993. This year 92 soldiers of internal military forces of Ministry of the Interior took part in the trial. Only 12 of them got the berets.  
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26 Soviet Navy 1976

Soviet Navy 1976

This cool album with black and white photos of a guy serving in Soviet army and visiting some
distant countries has been found somewhere on the attic under a coat of dust.
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26 Kubinka-2010

Kubinka-2010

Some photographs selection from
the armor museum Kubinka.
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28 Border Guards Day

Border Guards Day

28th of May, 2010 is Border Guards Day in Russia. On this day traditionally border guards walk in the city, bathe in fountains and drink a little bit. This year the holiday ended with a successful fight 100 VS 100! They were separated by three platoons. About 70 fighters were detained, about 30 ones were pushed into ambulance cars, the rest were set free.
Official statement: "the holiday is assigned to demonstrate combat strength of the platoons, to raise fighting spirit of soldiers doing their call of duty for their motherland and state, but first of all, on this day it's customary to remember the feat of those who didn't spare themselves to rebuff invasions of their country".
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