1 Dangerous Ice Roads of the Baikal Lake in Spring

Dangerous Ice Roads of the Baikal Lake in Spring

Russian blogger Alex was telling his readers about dangerous but very visually attractive ice roads of the Russian lake Baikal. Because the lake has the clearest fresh water
in Russia it looks very awesome when it turns to ice. And in spring this ice cracks making it to look even much more visually awesome. Let's see what he got.
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2 Russian Vending Machines Sell Space Food

Russian Vending Machines Sell Space Food

Russian blogger Zhitel has found that there are vending machines selling "space food"
in the Russian exhibition centre "VDNKH" in Moscow. Let's see how it looks. 
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2 Faces of Soviet Young Rail Road Students

Faces of Soviet Young Rail Road Students

Just an old album of photos devoted to Soviet kids who studied in the rail road college. Many of them were already working in post WW2 Soviet
Russia on positions connected with rail road: conductors, station duty officers etc. Just take a look at the faces of long gone time.
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7 First Rockets Arrive to Russian New Spaceport “Kosmodrom Vostochny”

First Rockets Arrive to Russian New Spaceport “Kosmodrom Vostochny”

First rockets arrived at Russian new spaceport - "Cosmodrome Vostochny". Thanks to Marina, the only blogger who got there yet, we can see what's going on there these
days! She has saw the newest Russian Soyuz-2.1a rockets, and saw how the last inspections were made before the actual launch. Let's see what she found!
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0 Historical Photos of Assassination of Russian Minister of the Interior

Historical Photos of Assassination of Russian Minister of the Interior

Vyacheslav Konstantinovich von Plehve was the director of Imperial Russia's police and later Minister of the Interior. He was killed by a socialist-revolutionary, student Yegor Sazonov, who threw a bomb into his carriage. The reason was Jew
bashing in Kishinev in April 1903. Those events were used by all revolutionary parties of Russia who put all the blame on Plehve as he was resisting them through the entire period of his rule in the Ministry of the Interior.
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2 USSR As Seen by LIFE Magazine Reporters

USSR As Seen by LIFE Magazine Reporters

This is a big cool collection of pictures made by LIFE magazine reporters in the USSR at different
times. They cover many aspects of Soviet life and still make Russian people feel nostalgic.
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13 Self Propelled Mortar Tulpan vs Toyota Camry

Self Propelled Mortar Tulpan vs Toyota Camry

  Interesting accident has happened in one of Russian cities. As witnesses report a road conflict arised between Toyota Camry driver and a soldier driving 2S4 "Tyulpan" ("Tulip") self
propelled mortar. Then Camry driver as said didn't want to yield to the soldier, then soldier just ran over the Toyota on his 27-ton tank. A couple more photos inside.
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12 Su-27 Plane on Exhibition in Moscow

Su-27 Plane on Exhibition in Moscow

Last year they have put a SU-27 on display near VDNH Exhibition in Moscow city. Next time you be in Moscow you might want
to take a look in person, it's a very nice looking army-themed monument. Here are few pics thanks to blogger Said:
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5 Old Soviet Civil Defense Book

Old Soviet Civil Defense Book

Here is an old Soviet civil defense book. Books like this were used to raise awareness of
sudden attack performed on Soviet Union in masses. Like, what to do if nuclear bomb drops.
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6 Soviet Traffic Controllers on the Streets of Europe

Soviet Traffic Controllers on the Streets of Europe

After Russian army entered Europe in 1944-45 they have started putting their traffic controllers on the crossroads of the main European cities. Same thing was done by Nazi commanders a few years
before - they have installed the German language road signs all over the Europe and conquered part of Russia, now this time the road signs were in Russian. Let's see how it was.
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