2 Historical Chronicle: the Stalingrad Battle

Historical Chronicle: the Stalingrad Battle

The Stalingrad battle ended seventy years ago and changed the course of the whole war. The German
troops were trapped at the banks of the Volga river and grounded arms on 2 February 1943.
Read more...

11 Rostov-on-Don Crazy Blizzard

Rostov-on-Don Crazy Blizzard

Rostov on Don (Rostov-na-Donu) is the tenth largest Russian city with a population of more than 1.1 million people. In the last few days people have reported massive snowfalls and blizzards in Rostov. As a result they say "city has gone medieval", with shortages of food, fuel and electricity reported. The locals
say cars can't reach Rostov because the highways are closed and covered with snow. Here are some photos from the "sieged" town's daily routines. The shot above demonstrates what an average person can see thru his bottom level window when he wakes up in the morning. Then he sees this:
Read more...
2 1920s In Moscow

1920s In Moscow

Life in Moscow back
in the 1920s.
Read more...
1391081837-19a62d0092599e9fc204817d9dcb83dd
2 Ukrainian SWAT Rides Down the Hill on their shields!

Ukrainian SWAT Rides Down the Hill on their shields!

What does Ukrainian police special forces do meanwhile they burn all this stuff in downtown of Ukrainian capital - Kiev? According to this video they are pretty busy! They do a lot: play football, pick up some firewood in woods and
ride down the snowy hills on their shields. It's necessary to mention that they do all those mundane jobs fully equipped and dressed with their uniforms and helmets. Take a look - there is a full video inside.
Read more...
0_c1d0d_ddbc0641_L
1 Attempted Arson of the City Hall

Attempted Arson of the City Hall

An attempt to set fire to the
city hall of Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.
Read more...
1 Military Reconstruction: Liberation of Leningrad

Military Reconstruction: Liberation of Leningrad

Images of the military - historic reconstruction devoted to the 70th anniversary of the full liberation of Leningrad from the Nazi siege that lasted from September 8, 1941 to
January 27, 1944. The reconstruction involved 400 enthusiasts, five aircraft and a lot of military equipment. More than twenty thousand people came to see the whole show.
Read more...
0_e06cc_4d015b70_XL
3 Deserved Sleep of the Ukrainian Police

Deserved Sleep of the Ukrainian Police

This is how Ukrainian policemen rest after the hard work for
the country protection and containment of the opposition.
Read more...
8 Siege of Leningrad: the Museum In Modern Saint Petersburg

Siege of Leningrad: the Museum In Modern Saint Petersburg

There is a museum and a so-called "street of life" in Saint-Petersburg both devoted to the
memory of sieged Leningrad. We decided to visit this place and invite you to join.
Read more...

5 The Sieged City Leningrad, Part II

The Sieged City Leningrad, Part II

Another huge set of pictures bringing memories
of the terrible war time. Find part I here.
Read more...
6 Kiev Situation Update

Kiev Situation Update

New pictures from Kiev, the city where the
situation is still not calming down.
Read more...

  • Popular: