29 Photo Manipulations In The USSR

Photo Manipulations In The USSR

Contemporary news agencies are often blamed for photo manipulations. It started long ago in fact. Back in the times of WWII graphic artists learnt to distor reality and show what they wanted to show but not what really had happened. Thus, they often added excessive Nazi atrocities, terrible ruins and looting to fill papers with horrifying images. However we do not have to exclude that such atrocities and other terrific events could
really happen, it was just difficult to catch them with a camera due to their spontaneity. Photographers were rarely in a right time and in a right place. It's today when everyone has a cameraphone we can shoot everything we see. Photo manipulations as an instrument of propaganda is claimed to be natural. Below you will see some photos taken during WWII that underwent montage for the purpose of propaganda.
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6 The Museum In A Submarine

The Museum In A Submarine

Today can see what submarines look like from the inside. Welcome to a museum based inside a submarine boat. It
sails in the waters of Khimki water reservoir (the Moscow region) and everybody is invited to the place.
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2 More Than 20 Years In the Sky

More Than 20 Years In the Sky

The show from an aerobatic team "Russkiye Vityazi" ("Russian Knights") in Rostov-on-Don. The team appeared in 1991 at the Kubinka Air Base and performed on
Sukhoi Su-27s. The same year they were already performing in the United Kingdom. More than twenty years have passed but they still make nice shows.
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175 Chechen Battles: 1994-1995

Chechen Battles: 1994-1995

January 1995 in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya. What was it like? Ruins, black soot, wrecked and burned military equipment and weapons, broken walls, mud, mangled
bodies... It's when people, in a full mess, beat not the enemy but those who were on their side. They say that every second one was killed this way.
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0 Work of the Aerobatic Team From Inside

Work of the Aerobatic Team From Inside

The Russian "Rus" aerobatics team flying by L-39 jet planes which is one of the best in the world and is one of top-ten world aerobatics teams. The scenario of their shows is always the same: the planes come from nowhere, perform
graceful and complex tricks and disappear suddenly leaving lost in admiration spectators alone. But what work precedes the performance and what happens behind the curtain? We'll try to answer the question today.
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17 Moscow Special Forces At Work

Moscow Special Forces At Work

Moscow special forces at work:  how they aim, what weapons and cars they use, what they wear, how they disguise, what they do to remain unnoticed.
Tough guys in combat situations and at the rare moments caught on the photos. See how order is brought back when something goes wrong...
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0 Russian Noblemen During WWI

Russian Noblemen During WWI

A part of photo album that used to belong to the chief of the military medical train and a representative of a Russian noblemen from the city of Chernigov Nikolai
Bordonos was accidentally found in a semi-destructed house. The train took part in the battle against the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet during WWI.
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17 Air Force Museum

Air Force Museum

One training base near Monino was disbanded and now available for any visitors. It's the place that does not function anymore but where still so much interesting
can be found. We gonna spend some time here: inside the base premises and around the territory where old aircrafts must have found their final stand.
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6 Mighty Vehicles Of The Past

Mighty Vehicles Of The Past

The museum of long-range aviation in Dyagilevo is a small but very interesting place because it contains exhibits
that can never been found anywhere else. Let us visit the museum and see what is so interesting about it.
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31 Soviet Conflict With The Chinese

Soviet Conflict With The Chinese

Russian people have been neighbors of the Chinese for centuries and got used to peaceful life and friendly relations.
However, in 1969 there had been an armed conflict when China occupied a disputed territory deciding to capture it.
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