8 Russian Pilot Escaped to USA on Super Secret Air Force MiG-25 Jet

Russian Pilot Escaped to USA on Super Secret Air Force MiG-25 Jet

At the beginning of 1976, an international scandal broke out: A Soviet Air Force pilot, Viktor Belenko, escaped the USSR together with the newest MiG-25
jet. He landed in Japan first and then asked for asylum in the USA. In the Soviet country he left a wife and four kids. He never saw them again.
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3 This Plane Spent Sixty-Eight Years on the Bottom of the Lake Now Goes Back to the Skies

This Plane Spent Sixty-Eight Years on the Bottom of the Lake Now Goes Back to the Skies

This year Moscow air show had one cool exhibit flying. This was an IL-2 World War 2 plane that is over seventy years old now already! Sixty-eight years it spent
on the bottom of the lake, approximately twenty meter deep. And it seems unbelievable after that many years it could make it again to the skies.
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4 Crimea: Trip to Underground Submarines Storage, Cold War Object, Now Underground Museum of Submarines

Crimea: Trip to Underground Submarines Storage, Cold War Object, Now Underground Museum of Submarines

This bay in Crimea is not just nice blue water and yachts. This one has some unprecedented in world history object, top secret sometime ago, and now it's a museum called "Balaclava" same as the bay called. A museum of submarines. After the WW2 bot world superpowers USSR and USA were increasing their nuclear potential. Then Stalin
ordered to find a place where to hide nuclear missiles carrying submarines. After a few years of search they found this bay and a small town Balaclava. They changed its status to "Top Secret" overnight. They were building the object for the next eight years. Russian blogger Alexei went there and here is his story.
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2 How the Airplane That Spent 72 Years on Lake Bottom Looks Like

How the Airplane That Spent 72 Years on Lake Bottom Looks Like

Last month Russian Navy divers lifted an American Bell P-39 Airacobra plane from
the bottom of the lake on Kola Peninsula, Russia. This is how it looks like.
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1 Day of Airborne Special Forces in Moscow Yesterday

Day of Airborne Special Forces in Moscow Yesterday

August second is a Airborne Storm Troopers day in Russia. Special forces veterans flock into Russian cities dress into their iconic
striped shirts and blue berets and have fun. Here is how it was yesterday in Moscow, as on photos of Moscow blogger Evgeny:
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0 Russian Dmitry Donskoy Submarine and Peter the Great Battle Cruiser Arrived to the Gulf of Finland

Russian Dmitry Donskoy Submarine and Peter the Great Battle Cruiser Arrived to the Gulf of Finland

Russian Dmitry Donskoy atomic submarine and Peter the Great battlecruiser arrived to St.Petersburg to participate in Navy Day Parade
today. Here are some photos and also a video of the whole parade. It's the first time such big ships participate in a Navy parade.
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2 Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian blogger Deletant went to the last day of the MAKS-2017 Russian air show. This would be the last MAKS airshow as they stop doing it. In 2019 they
play to have something similar but it won't be MAKS he says. So take a look what they had to show this time. Thanks to Deletant for his photos.
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1 Pacific Russian Army Showing How to Cross Water Barriers

Pacific Russian Army Showing How to Cross Water Barriers

Pacific Coast Russian army invited journalists to show how they can cross the water barriers - rivers etc. Soldiers showed different skills
such as driving under water (!) building pontoon bridges, training attack into an imaginary enemy units and more. Here is some of it.
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7 8 Most Unusual Soviet MAZ Trucks That You Could Never Imagine

8 Most Unusual Soviet MAZ Trucks That You Could Never Imagine

MAZ - abbreviated from Minsk Auto Zavod (Minsk Auto Factory) was founded in Minsk, Belarussia, USSR in 1954. It's known for its normal trucks, but besides the regular trucks it was making
some of the most interesting and weirdest trucks in the world. How about a 12x12 truck with a helicopter engine and 24 custom electric motors to turn each wheel for example?
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1 Russian Military Intelligence Special Forces Passing an Obstacle Course Imitating NATO Fences

Russian Military Intelligence Special Forces Passing an Obstacle Course Imitating NATO Fences

Russian blogger Smit went to see how Russian military scouts, elite Military Intilligence special forces from six
different regions of Russia were undergoing elite units training and contest. Here are his photos and the story.
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