12 Repair of Air Defence Systems

Repair of Air Defence Systems

We are in Belarus, at the base where old and new air defence systems are repaired. The base appeared in the 1940s,  till 1950s it had
been used for storage and repair of unremarkable anti-aircraft guns. Today all Soviet air defence systems are repaired there.
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19 Army Makes People Kinder

Army Makes People Kinder

Army is not always stern with people. Sometimes it can make them only kinder, more tolerant and
caring. We have to take care of each other and fill the world with love! Just like this soldier does.
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26 Better Than Patriot

Better Than Patriot

Recently there has been held tactical training of gunners in the Russian Far East. The main task was to negate an air attack of an imaginary enemy. All main actions wereperformed inside the special cabin - command and control point. S-400 "Triumph" is the modern means of air
defence in Russia. These anti-aircraft missile systems have been on duty in the Primorye region for half a year already. We are going to have a closer view of the best anti-aircraft missile and gun systems standing guard over the Russian boudaries.
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42 Russian Multi Purpose Fighter Su 30SM

Russian Multi Purpose Fighter Su 30SM

We are about to visit another place, the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, to see new multi-purpose fighters Su-30SM made for the Russian
Air Force. Thirty units of this vehicle are to be built by 2015 under the contract with the Russian Ministry of Defence.
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6 Craziness, Part XIV

Craziness, Part XIV

In the selection of craziness today are scary children's playgrounds, strict teachers and religious
rituals, weird fashion, amazing pictures created on cars and much more to make you smile.
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4 Tanks of the Russian Empire

Tanks of the Russian Empire

The Russian Empire was the first country in the world which officially accepted armoured cars for service. It happened in 1908  when the Russian army
received ten armoured cars built by the French company Charron, Girardot et Voigt designed under the project of a Russian officer M. Nakashidze.
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0 M4, the Big Soviet Strategic Bomber

M4, the Big Soviet Strategic Bomber

On the photo above is a strategic bomber M4 designed by the Myasishchev design bureau in the beginning of the fifties. When it first appeared in public,
at the military parade 1954 over Red Square, it deeply impressed people. It was the first time they saw such a big strategic bomber in the sky.
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4 Highly Efficient Military Vehicle From the 80s

Highly Efficient Military Vehicle From the 80s

All-wheel drive 8x8 MAZ-79111 designed in Belarus feels rather comfortable either on the road or in off-road conditions. It is equipped with a
high-speed diesel engine V12 with included angle of cylinders 60°, its power is 650 hp which enables the vehicle to reach the speed of 80km/h.
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9 Life of the Russian SWAT

Life of the Russian SWAT

You are about to see the life of the sixteenth separate brigade of special forces. The photographs were taken on the eve of New Year's
holidays. You are going to see how they exercise, what they wear, what weapons they use, where they eat and much more.
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21 Soviet War In Afghanistan, Part III

Soviet War In Afghanistan, Part III

We continue to publish photographs from Afghanistan taken in the period from 1984 to 1987. They all
are from private archives. You can see more photos of the Soviet war in Afghanistan: 1, 2.
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