36 Soviet War In Afghanistan

Soviet War In Afghanistan

The Soviet war in Afghanistan was a nine-year war during the Cold War fought by the Soviet Army and the Marxist-Leninist government of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan against the
Afghan Mujahideen guerrilla movement and foreign "Arab–Afghan" volunteers. The Afghan government fought with the intervention of the Soviet Union as its primary ally.
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13 Saving the Tractor of the War Time From the Swamp

Saving the Tractor of the War Time From the Swamp

"Stalinets" tractors were produced in 1937-1941 in Chelyabinsk for industrial and construction works. But they were also often used by the Red Army as a prime mover. This "Stalinets" tractor sank in winter 1942 in Usoditsa lake of the Zapadnodvinsky district of the Tver region, Russia. It was repeatedly searched and when was finally found there were
some attempts to pull it out. But it was not easy. The tractor was under the marsh bog. However the last attempt made by the volunteers together with the Russian Ministry of Defence and the Moscow search and restoration center "Rearguard", divers from Pskov and other specialists finally managed to pull the tractor out.
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6 When Two Epochs Are Connected

When Two Epochs Are Connected

So much time has passed since WWII but some people still remember how hard it was to survive on those days. Two
periods have been connected on these pictures of Odessa, Ukraine: the city in the war time and in 2012.
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29 AUSTERE MILITARY CAMP FOR TEENS

Austere Military Camp For Teens

It is some strange and austere children's camp located in the Crimea. Teenagers are taught Cossack combat
tactics and other skills which were used by warriors several centuries ago but haven't died till today.
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12 The Biggest Underground Structure of Ukraine After the Subway

The Biggest Underground Structure of Ukraine After the Subway

Bunker Alsou or object 221 (Protected Command Point of the Black Sea Fleet) is situated on the mountain Mishen in the
Crimea, Ukraine. It is the biggest underground structure on the territory of the country except the subway.
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9 Flying Vehicles Being Demolished Right Now

Flying Vehicles Being Demolished Right Now

Right now they are demolishing the aircrafts on the field of Khodynka where they have been standing for many years as a part of the aviation museum exposition. Moscow citizens know this place
well, they could come here, see various helicopters and fighters, even climb on them. Today, with no preliminary declaration of war, there came machines to demolish everything there.
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7 Dance Battle in the Army

Dance Battle in the Army

Days in the army are not easy, so soldiers try to find various ways of destraction. Some of them
are rather creative. These soldiers decided to find out who's cooler at tecktonik dancing.
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0 Challenge to Park the Tank

Challenge to Park the Tank

Curious accidents happen not only with cars or motorcycles. You still think that it's not easy to turn a tank? But such things also
happen. And not obligatory on a battlefield. But in the place crowded with ordinary people. Just check out the video below.
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12 The Military Unit That Does Not Function Anymore

The Military Unit That Does Not Function Anymore

The USSR left a lot of objects which are abandoned today. This one is another military unit with a helicopter base. You
are not going to see any helicopters though. Look what remains to listen to the silence when people leave.
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4 What Can Be Found Under the Cover of the Night

What Can Be Found Under the Cover of the Night

Imagine the night, the concrete fence and the groomed exclusion zone. Further is the perimeter line, signaling is on. Such places always keep something
intersting. And only the night time can let you in being unnoticed. Some hangar standing lonely in the dark catches your eye and you decide to enter...
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