2 Nostalgic Shots of Moscow from 1976

Nostalgic Shots of Moscow from 1976

Those photos are from Moscow back in  1976. People viewing these photos now say: "how nostalgic
those are! I can feel the warmth and comforting feel they make in me". Can you feel the same?
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1 Russia’s Big Hydro Power Plant in Kolyma

Russia’s Big Hydro Power Plant in Kolyma

Russian blogger Sergei has continued his journey through distant Siberian lands, home for gold diggers for over a century. Now he has visited the Kolyma hydroelectric power plant. It supplies over 95% of all electric power to the Magadan gold
industry. It was conceived in 1970, but because the then USSR collapsed and had problems with financing projects like this, it was finished only in 1994. Inside Sergei visits the station itself, gets to the dam, gets inside the plant, etc.
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7 Straight From the Factory Russian SU-34 Yet More Photos from How Are They Being Built

Straight From the Factory Russian SU-34 Yet More Photos from How Are They Being Built

So with all those talk about Syria and the bombings done by the Russian air force, let's take a look how the most advanced and powerful jets are made. This photo report comes straight from the Novosibirsk SU-34 production line. These are the newest SU-34, which is called 4+ generation jet. The production started just a few years ago and
there are only 73 such birds in Russian Air Force now. Some of them are now doing their job in Syria. We've seen some photos from this facility already, however one of our favorite bloggers, Slava, has taken some more really awesome photos of the facilities and the planes. Let's see what the new SU-34 looks like:
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2 Man in Polotsk Belarus Builds a Tractor Himself

Man in Polotsk Belarus Builds a Tractor Himself

These days when ex Soviet countries fight the recession and decline of their national currencies the hardware and automotive products are extremely expensive. To get a new tractor for a farm for example would require years and years of their income. So this man from
Polotsk, Belarus decided to find a way himself. He found tons of different scrap metal things and old auto parts and crafted it all together into a tractor. Let's see what he got, thanks to his daughter, who brought some publicity to her father's gains:
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1 Abandoned Russian Villages in 2015

Abandoned Russian Villages in 2015

In Russia there are multitudes of abandoned villages. Most of them have the monuments of a long gone era. One Russian blogger traveled to some of them recently and this post is what he brought back from the journey. We
start with a wooden church. Despite it looks it's not that old.  It was completed in 1910. Then communists turned it into warehouse in 1940  - as they did with many churches that were not blown up.
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2 Beauty of Russian Nature in Fall and Winter Months

Beauty of Russian Nature in Fall and Winter Months

Thanks to Russian photographer Anton we can see some new awesome shots from Russian region of Altai Mountains - one of the most untouched and nice looking places in Russia. Anton says that this place has fantastic beauty which
brings people here just to see it. And because its already October its been snowing there for the past few days - you can see both seasons at once - very colorful autumn and already signs of whitish snowy winter. Worth looking!
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1 Awesome Laser Show in Moscow

Awesome Laser Show in Moscow

A few days ago there was an awesome laser projection show on one of the Moscow city's embankments. The show was projected right onto the building which is especially important right now - Russian Defense Ministry Building. The command center for all Syria bombings and also now a giant screen on
which they projected different stories of Russian history.  Thanks to Russian blogger Dmitry we can see it all both on photos and on videos. This posts have them both. A few video clips to show it all in motion and large widescreen photos to present the view. Lets see inside:
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4 Russian Newest KA-52K Helicopters

Russian Newest KA-52K Helicopters

Since they say they move KA-52s to Syria now, these are might be examples of the machines soon ISIS is going to see. Those are newest and most advanced KA-52s copters - KA-52 K Models. They are going to hit
hard, and here is why - just take a detailed look on how cool are those. This is the FIRST PUBLIC appearance of those machines, and you are going to witness them first hand too as well:
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13 Making Russian Pancakes on top of Crimean Mountain

Making Russian Pancakes on top of Crimean Mountain

A popular Russian language blogger Slava decided to surprise his girlfriend with a breakfast she for sure never had before and which is not soon to forget. For this
they climbed one of the tallest rocks in Crimea, near the place they live and he cooked Russian pancakes for her there. Let's see how it looked like:
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0 One Village Gym

One Village Gym

As the author of these photos put it - "boys in a village also enjoy doing sports, but not always they have a gym nearby or can afford it at all, so often they make gyms themselves from the things they have
around. One of such gyms we visit now". Pieces of electric poles, tires, scrap metal and 100 roubles ($1.5) from each person - this is what have been used to set up this gym. See inside:
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