15 Two Little Known Military Museums of Moscow

Two Little Known Military Museums of Moscow

Few know that on Poklonnaya Gora of Moscow there are
two nice museums. Let's see what they exhibit.
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7 The 99 Years Old Ship

The 99 Years Old Ship

How long do ships live? The Commune ship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet based in
Sevastopol is the oldest vessel of the Russian Navy which is 99 years old.
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1 Machine Gun Nest From 1942

Machine Gun Nest From 1942

Now we are going to show you an installation in the Museum of the Sheremetyevs of Sevastopol. It's a Soviet machine-gun nest that was located in the Mikhalovskaya casemated battery
during the final stage of the Sevastopol defence in 1942. The sailors defending the battery could stand for three days only. Though it's not "only" but "long three days"...
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22 Atmospheric Photographs of Stalingrad

Atmospheric Photographs of Stalingrad

Photos of Stalingrad: some of them are of
the war time, others - after 1948...
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7 Salute to Naval Forces!

Salute to Naval Forces!

On the last Sunday of July navy day is celebrated in Russia and many cities of the
former Soviet countries. Look how it was in Vladivostok and Sevastopol.
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6 The Territory of Salvation

The Territory of Salvation

Not far from Noginsk (the Moscow region), at a polygon of the Russian EMERCOM, there was held an exhibition of equipment for the Ministry
of Emergency Situations. As part of this exhibition they arranged extensive training of lifesavers that is shown in this post.
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12 Quite Unexpectedly In Ukrainian Police Uniform

Quite Unexpectedly In Ukrainian Police Uniform

Ukrainian authorities have presented a creative advertising campaign for the
new police uniform. Those who now where it will seem familiar to you...
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13 The Large Landing Ship Azov

The Large Landing Ship Azov

Large landing ships of 775 project (Ropucha I according to the NATO classification) are the Soviet series. They are intended for sea-borne troops landing and transportation of troops and
cargoes.  They can carry even tanks. 775 series had to be replaced with new 778 ones but after the collapse of the USSR, in 1992, both unfinished ships were destroyed on the stocks.
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7 New Field Camps For Russian Polygons

New Field Camps For Russian Polygons

This is a new field camp for 500 persons which was baught last year by the Russian Ministry of Defence. The photos were taken in Chebarkul. The camp is made in Germany because no similar ones are produced in Russia. In
general two camps like this have been purchased, 6 more are in plans. According to the technical specifications the camp can be used in the temperature up to -40C, so they hope they won't freeze in winter.
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23 Russian C-47 Dakota Found In Siberia

Russian C-47 Dakota Found In Siberia

It seems to be a good year for the discovery of old forgotten airframes! There was the P-40 in Egypt earlier in the year, an IL-2 from
a Russian lake last month, and now an intact C-47 'Dakota' has been found in Siberia, in absolutely stunning condition!
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