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32 Mud Or Sludge, Tanks Don’t Trudge

Mud Or Sludge, Tanks Don’t Trudge

Maybe it is the first time you see real "alive" tanks and infantry combat vehicles instead of museum exhibits painted green. While
operation they sound like a jet. In fact this is how a gas-turbine engine works. When they start shooting it seems you go deaf.
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16 Russian Planes Wasted

Russian Planes Wasted

After signing the internation agreements limiting the weapons they went up with bringing it to life. Some photos made on one of the
Russian airbases at the end of 1990s where another part of Russian jets were trashed in favor of weapons reduction.
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16 Top Russian machine guns

Top Russian machine guns

Various weapons are very often exposed in movies nowadays. Here are legendary Russian machine guns having their own history ever shown in the Soviet (and not only) movies. 1. Maxim heavy machine gun model 1910. It was a first self-powered machine gun with water
cooling of the barrel. Gun produced after 1940 were upgraded in such a way that coolant circuit could be loaded not only with water but with snow or ice. This gun could provide only automatic fire so it was extremely effective against infantry.
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68 Ekranoplan

Ekranoplan

1987 was the year when the first 350 tons ground effect "ship" from the series of Soviet battle missile carriers was produced. It was called Lun after the Russian name for a bird of prey - hen harrier. Another name for this vehicle was Project 903. It carried 6 Moskit cruise missiles (SS-N-22 Sunburn in NATO
classification). Hitting four of them causes inevitable sinking of a vessel of any know type and size. The second Lun-class battle aircraft was supposed to be produced in several years but due to the end of cold war and partial disarmament the project was changed to a rescue aircraft and it was never finished.
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32 Smash it With Showel and More

Smash it With Showel and More

A secret document has leaked revealing some of the inner directives of one of the military agencies. It reveals the exact information on how to fight and intercept latest stealth jets of enemy states. We've got our copy here and translated those. Title says: "Hit with showel all the weak spots of F117".  Then more detailed instructions go: "Hit the navigation
dashboard and armaments controls with a showel." "Hit the pilots place." "By hitting the surface of the plane with a showel you make the anti-radar stealth surface damaged" "Put the small stones inside the engines with a showel". I don't know guys, maybe someone can use that, so we published. Inside we have one more infographics.
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84 Russian or Not Russian?

Russian or Not Russian?

A great list of objects that in Russia are used to be accepted as
genuinely Russian made, but seems that not. Or who's copying who?
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48 Missile Forces Museum

Missile Forces Museum

There is a unique museum located on the territory of the former Soviet Union, and to be more precise, in Ukraine. In the museum there are displayed many exhibits of Strategic Missile Forces. There is no other museum of such kind in
the whole world; except one that is located in the USA, but tourists are not allowed there and all the guided tours are prohibited. On this photo you can see intercontinental ballistic missile CC-18 “Satan.”
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Polar bears on Russian submarine

38 Polar Bears Prefer Bread

Polar Bears Prefer Bread

Russian sailors serving on submarines has noticed interesting fact - the most preferred food for polar bears is bread, they like it very much, just look on those photos, how they risking their lives jump
from one ice piece to another to get closer to the submarine and ask some more of this when the submarine appears on the surface of the cold polar ocean breaking the thin ice apart.
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23 Cold Cold North

Cold Cold North

They say that there is no life in the north but only ever-frost. And if you are sitting in your apartments in Moscow, watching TV and feeling bored because of “warm” weather and drabness, why not to travel northward and check by yourself? And so did one company
of best friends, they mounted their Lada and made their way to the very northern Russian city, Naryan-Mar, that is located even farther than one of the most northern and coldest cities of Russia, Arkhangelsk. Let’s see what they’ve got.
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31 Blockade of Leningrad

Blockade of Leningrad

70 years ago the city of Saint-Petersburg was called Leningrad and when the Second World War was triggered off, Leningrad was forced to withstand the fascist terror and 3 years long enemy’s push. Germans decided to stab second country’s most
populated city which as well had been the country’s weapon broker. But they didn’t choose any aggressive tactics and made a blockade that lasted more than 850 days and led to starvation and constant disorders within the city.
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