6 Life And Work of Field Surveyors

Life And Work of Field Surveyors

February 8 is a professional holiday for military field surveyors. Their work is very important for aimers. Right now we are going to
see how modern Russian field surveyors live and work, what an army navigator and a life support module are and much more.
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4 Life of Highlander Semen and His Wife

Life of Highlander Semen and His Wife

There are not so many places in Ukraine today where a visit of a stranger becomes a big event for locals. Without any misgivings and doubts they let strangers enter their houses, show them the best they
have, feed them until they're full and ask them to visit them again. One such village is located in the highland Chernivtsi region inhabited by Hutsuls - Ukrainian highlanders. His name is Semen
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3 In a Modern Russian Village

In a Modern Russian Village

We may try to chase after modern technologies, search for wonder-making injections to look younger,
erect higher and higher buildings but nothing will change in an ordinary Russian village....
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5 Church: to the Space and Beyond

Church: to the Space and Beyond

As it has been reported by API news agency, there is a cosmonaut (astronaut) space suit that has been developed especially for the use by Orthodox church priests while their (possible) space trips. As the agency says: "priests can fly to space with accordance to all their religious protocols and implement their
function in space. It's not yet clear when the first launch is planned though". Also, recently there were reports of Russian Orthodox Church adopting special Olympic uniform to support the Sochi Winter Games. Here we can see some photos of the Church's head in the mentioned outfit:
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2 The Secret Nuclear Test Ground: Then And Now

The Secret Nuclear Test Ground: Then And Now

The military airfield Bagerovo is located in a Crimean village not far from Kerch, Ukraine. It was a secret test ground of the air forces that
participated in nuclear testing. In 1998 the military unit was disbanded and the airfield with the whole infrastructure was abandoned.
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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.
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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:
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2 1920s In Moscow

1920s In Moscow

Life in Moscow back
in the 1920s.
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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.
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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.
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