4 Dagestani People of 1933

Dagestani People of 1933

Dagestan is in Southern Russia and yet very different from what you see in the rest of Russia. Different now, and was different back then in 1933 as well. It was even much more different then, just look at this guy, and it was considered a pretty normal national dress. Even now, they use
those coats somewhere there but not that often, of course. What else was cool about Degastan in 1933 and Dagestan now? It's in the mountains. Awesome views, nature, small houses. Very large pictures you can view fullscreen with a click. Common, lets take a look:

39 Life is Bad in Western Countries

Life is Bad in Western Countries

People in Western European countries live miserable lives.  We will prove this to you with this set of photographs taken out on the streets of the worst European and Western world countries. Every example is signed and certified. Like the one on top. It shows how miserable is to live in Norway - you can see the group of seamen fishing for black caviar, in
Bergen. See more examples of why is it is bad to be a citizen of the civilized part of the world. You will see the first road crossings with artificial intelligence in the world, the first railroad without rails or with varying gap between rails in the world, an outrageous quarrel in a regular Dutch family and much, much more!

2 Sukhoi Super Jet inside A Huge Ruslan Cargo Plane

Sukhoi Super Jet inside A Huge Ruslan Cargo Plane

Superjet is a new passenger jet being manufactured by the Sukhoi company, the mothership of SU jets. Now it has reached the stage in the design of a passenger machine where yet more tests need to be done, and for those tests they brought it to Moscow. For some reason they decided to bring it inside another plane, one of the biggest cargo planes, an AN-124 Ruslan, rather than to fly it over
by itself - which it can pretty much do already as over 45 of these planes have been shipped to customers around the world. But this particular model is a modified jet, so they decided to transport it by plane and that's why we have the photos now to look at. Marina has travelled to this event and took the photos, thanks Marina, and let's see what she has got!

5 AN-12 Soviet Airplane

AN-12 Soviet Airplane

The AN-12 Russian Soviet plane was one of the most widely used planes around the world, together with the American C-130. European socialist countries, countries of Africa and Latin America
and of course the Soviet Union have been using it on a large scale all over the world since it began being manufactured in the 1960s. Let's see what this plane is all about.

10 Moscow Right Now

Moscow Right Now

Ilya, the photographer, likes his city, so he takes his camera and goes for a walk and snaps some photos. We
repost them here so that people of all countries can take a virtual walk together with Ilya around the city.

7 Trip to Russian Northern Most Town Dixon

Trip to Russian Northern Most Town Dixon

Russia is a pretty Northern country (remember Siberia and all those stereotypes about very cold climes). However, even the Northern country must have some place that is the Northernmost, and in Russia this place is the town of Dixon - the most Northern Russian place where people live on constant basis. Interestingly, this place is on the ocean coast - but this ocean is the Arctic Ocean so the water is always ice cold and for most of the year covered with ice. Still people enjoy an "Ocean View". The population of the town is 657 people and most of the town
is situated on the island for some reason. Denis has visited the place and now we have a chance to peek into the most Arctic place in Russia. So here is the story: To get to Dixon one has to wait. First you need to wait for a suitable day as there is only one plane going there from Norilsk city and it goes there just a few times each month. You can't book the tickets in advance. People can only buy tickets to this town by standing in line. So Denis went there and stood in line and finally he got his ticket.
5 Huge Belaz Trucks Smash Toyota

Huge Belaz Trucks Smash Toyota

        Belaz trucks are giant Belarussian (previously Soviet made) trucks that are used to transport large amounts of iron or other ore in one trip. They come in a few versions - the smallest and lightest trucks weigh 70 tons! The biggest Belaz is
huge and weighs 360 tonnes. Like the one on the picture above. Now let's come inside and see more of these metal monsters and also see what happens when some of them back up late at night and simply don't notice a Toyota car parked behind them.

2 Saving Equipment from Shattered Ice

Saving Equipment from Shattered Ice

When traveling on an atomic ice-breaker, the crew often make stops and drop different equipment onto the ice, because the mission is not purely entertainment but rather scientific research. So people disembark onto the ice and spend time doing some scientific stuff, staying for days on the ice near the ship. However, there is a risk of the ice shattering,
sometimes it can happen very fast and these things are hard to predict. Now, this time when Sergey travelled with an icebreaker team, they had three containers of scientific equipment, life supplies and a few people out there on ice, when suddenly the ice broke and people were cut off from the ship. See how it went further on:

10 Fourteen Days in Taiga of Kola Peninsula

Fourteen Days in Taiga of Kola Peninsula

The people in this posting had to take two plane flights and then spend four hours in the car to get there. Why anyone would do this? Let's see
the photos and get the answer. Like the first photo of caviar that was probably in a fish just a few minutes before this photo was taken.

7 Selected Shots of the Soviet Past

Selected Shots of the Soviet Past

Twenty four (or there abouts) bright photos from the Soviet years from 1921 to 1990. These photos have been selected to remind us of how it was and just to enjoy. Let's start without
further ado. By the way, the first photo is not just some semi-naked dudes, but famous Russian athletes from different sports engaging in arm-wrestling in 1980. Let's move on: 

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