6 The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Kazan helicopter plant is a producer of helicopters of Mi-8/17 series. For all the history of the company more than twelve
thousand helicopters Mi-4, Mi-8, Mi-17, "Ansat" and their modifications have been delivered to 100 countries of the world.
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18 The Story of One Armor Repair Plant

The Story of One Armor Repair Plant

This is a photo story of one armor repair base - from the times of its prosperity to its decay. The base was decided to be built in 1936. Soon Repair Base 77 appeared in the Russian Far East, the city of Voroshilov (today it is called Ussuriysk).
Officially it was opened in May, 1940 to repair tanks, tractors and other equipment. In 1953 the base turned into the armor repair plant. Today the plant is bankrupt, some of its premises were sold to private companies.
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8 Afghanistan: the Album of the Dischargee

Afghanistan: the Album of the Dischargee

These are the photographs from the album of one man who left Afghanistan in 1987 being a lieutenant colonel. He was left so much
behind: all those checkpoints, raids, reconnaissance covers and injuries which turned out be such an evil after the war...
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9 Life of Police Dogs In Moscow

Life of Police Dogs In Moscow

We are going to the canine center of the Zelenograd Department of Internal Affairs to see army dogs there,
look what they eat, how they live and go to work and check out why spaniels get less meat then others.
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20 The Battle of the Caucasus

The Battle of the Caucasus

The Battle of the Caucasus is a name given to a series of Axis and Soviet operations in the Caucasus area
on the Eastern Front of World War II. Some photos of the memorable events are below in the post.
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9 Where Soviet Fighters Were Born

Where Soviet Fighters Were Born

The development department of Mikoyan and Gurevich (MiG) was created in the end of the 1930s, when the Soviet air forces needed fighters with speed of at least 600 km / h and powerful weapons. In
1941 up to twenty five units of MiG-3 was produced daily. By the beginning of WWII MiGs became the most popular type of new generation fighter aircrafts of the Soviet Air Forces.
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18 Battle For Stalingrad: 70 Years After

Battle For Stalingrad: 70 Years After

19th of November, 1942. 7:30 a.m. The air over Stalingrad started shaking. Volleys of thousands of artillery shells marked the beginning of the "Uranus" operation - a counter-offensive
one, which became a radical turn in the Second World War. Seventy years have passed and last Sunday there was held a reconstruction in Volgograd devoted to that battle.
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7 Soviet Aircrafts In Riga

Soviet Aircrafts In Riga

We have shown you once this dying museum of aviation right at the airport of Riga, Latvia. This time we have a portion of new photos from the place. The government
doesn't provide any financial support to the museum. It simply considers it to be too unprofitable. So only desolation is going to remain here soon.
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16 One Day of the Recruit Who Voluntarily Joined The Belorussian Army

One Day of the Recruit Who Voluntarily Joined The Belorussian Army

These guys are standing in the dark, at seven o'clock in the morning. They are all recruits. Soon they will have to farewell with their parents, relatives, friends,
girlfriends and civilian life. Some of them will serve one year, others a year and a half. We are going to show you now what the Belorussian army begins with.
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5 Unusual Perspective On WWII

Unusual Perspective On WWII

This might seem an unusual side of the war. The person who collected these photos wanted to represent the war not as drama but as everyday life with moments of
calmness and humanity. The result is not so good, though. There was no much humanity, calmness was anxious. Photos of destruction and grief are not included.
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