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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11 Bomber Aircrafts Museum Collection

Bomber Aircrafts Museum Collection

We've been to the aviation museum of Monino many times. Here we presented a collection of the museum bomber
aircrafts. Almost all the vehicles are in a good condition. Many volunteers are helping the museum.
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27 World Biggest Helicopter: Mi 26

World Biggest Helicopter: Mi 26

This helicopter was flying over the burning reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and over hot spots around the world in the UN peacekeeping missions. It carry cargoes with weight of twenty tons at the distance of 2000 km (1242 miles). The diameter of its screw is equal
to the wingspan of Boeing-737. It has two engines, 11 000 hp each. Mi-26 is the largest serial transport helicopter in the world! "Utair" air company uses the biggest helicopters, the fleet of the company amounts to 352 helicopters, 25 of them are Mi-26.
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