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14 Russian Lookalikes of their Western Counterparts

Russian Lookalikes of their Western Counterparts

  They say that "There are at least 6 people that look exactly like you and you have 0.5% chance to meet him in your life". I am not sure
how true this universally is, but at least some of well known westerners can find their Russian counterparts on those photos.
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3 Crossing the River

Crossing the River

Just a few photos showing how the heavy missile carrying trucks cross the river
in modern Russian army these days in places where there are no bridges.
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5 MI-14 Russian Amphibious Helicopter that Could Carry Nuclear Bombs

MI-14 Russian Amphibious Helicopter that Could Carry Nuclear Bombs

Previously I even didn't know that such thing as amphibious helicopter exist at all. However, it seems that there is and a great example of this is a Russian (Soviet) amphibious helicopter MI-14 which could land on water, carry deep sea bombs and torpedoes and was used to hunt submarines. They say it was so powerful that in 1990s after USSR collapse America has
pressed Yeltsin administration to take this helicopter of production in Russia as it was a real danger to the NATO navy and so they stopped the production. However it has been announced that now the production of this machine is being resumed again, some twenty years after. So lets read on and see what this wonder aircraft was all about?
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16 Solid Gold AK-47 Lost in Taxi

Solid Gold AK-47 Lost in Taxi

A taxi cab company from St. Petersburg is in search of a customer who owns a solid gold AK-47 in a special slim case that was left behind in one of the company's cabs this week. The customer reportedly was
in rush and left the case behind. The company driver surrendered the case to management and they, after a few days of waiting, decided to publish the photos in the hope to find the client.
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4 Moscow 1963 Photographed by Burt Glinn

Moscow 1963 Photographed by Burt Glinn

Burton Samuel Glinn was an American professional photographer who worked with Magnum Photos. He covered many significant
historic moments, including those he made in the USSR in 1963. You may see these pictures right now inside this post.
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3 World War II: Rare Pictures

World War II: Rare Pictures

It's hard to imagine how photographers did their job during the war, but obviously they had to do it with a gun in their hands sometimes...Thanks to their
dedication and courage we can see the horrors of that war today. Here you can see rare photographs of life at the front and behind enemy lines.
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10 From Brest to Berlin: Amazing Photo Project of Sergey Larenkov

From Brest to Berlin: Amazing Photo Project of Sergey Larenkov

Photographer Sergey Larenkov had been making these pictures for long six years. They depict cities ruined by WWII including those European hero-cities that were liberated from the fascism in bloody battles. There
are generally more than 1000 photos in the project, right now we are going to show you fifty of them. Well, let's travel back to 1941.. (in the image above are defenders of the Brest fortress).
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3 Dry Law In Russia

Dry Law In Russia

Dry laws in Russia? Yes, they had some. Thirty years ago, on May 7, 1985 the authorities created a new law against drunkenness and moonshine making, the law turned out to be fateful... In 1914 they passed the dry law and .. the Russian
Empire collapsed... 1985 was the year of "the antialcoholic resolution" and the USSR fell down too. Stalin, by the way, looked back over earlier mistakes and never initiated dry laws. They do not work well in Russia.
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14 The Battle of Berlin In Pictures

The Battle of Berlin In Pictures

The Battle of Berlin became the finale of the Berlin strategic offensive operation 1945 that resulted in the victory of the Red Army in the capital of Nazi Germany and completion of the Great
Patriotic War and World War II in Europe. The operation lasted from April 25 to May 2. Prior to the ending of the battle, Hitler and some of his supporters committed suicide.
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5 Means of Transport Behind the Arctic Circle

Means of Transport Behind the Arctic Circle

Essey is a village in Evenkia behind the Arctic circle, a beautiful place with amazing nature around, a nice lake Essey full of fish and sunny summer that lasts only two months a year though. All remaining months last
under the reign of the Snow Queen, so villagers need special vehicles for transportation. Ordinary cars can rarely be seen here, they are replaced by snowmobiles which sometimes form real traffic jams!
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