1 Russian New Mi-28UB Helicopter Demo Flight

Russian New Mi-28UB Helicopter Demo Flight

This MI-28UB at first was a MI-28H then in 2012-2013 they turned it into first experimental MI-28UB. Igor, the
photographer went to make photos of it on Moscow air show with huge 1200mm camera lens. So it looks like very upclose.
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4 Modernizing MiG-31 jets at Top Secret Falcon Factory

Modernizing MiG-31 jets at Top Secret Falcon Factory

One of the top secret Russian factories "Sokol" (Falcon) there is a modernization process of Russian MiG-31s going on. It's almost impossible to get inside, however
this photographer was allowed for a few minutes in to take the photos. Here is the story of how one of the most secret factories in the country work.
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0 Russian Expo in New York in 1959

Russian Expo in New York in 1959

In June 1959, there was a Russian (Soviet) expo in New York, where the Soviet country presented
their best achievements, and LIFE magazine visited the event and took these photos.
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13 Russian Anti Riot Vehicle Schit

Russian Anti Riot Vehicle Schit

"Schit" means "Schield" in Russian, it's also the name of the new anti-riot truck the Russian "Kalashnikov" company developed.
This word can easily be an exclamation that protesting people can make when they see this thing approaching them.
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0 How St.Petersburg Most Famous Bridge Works, Being Lifted Each Night

How St.Petersburg Most Famous Bridge Works, Being Lifted Each Night

This is a photo report by Russian blogger Aslan on how the big Leningrad now St.Petersburg Alexander Nevsky bridge
is being raised at night. Probably many of you saw the picture of Leningrad with the bridge raised open.
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7 Why Did Soviet Most Nice Looking Van Fail

Why Did Soviet Most Nice Looking Van Fail

This Russian car, the passenger van, was enchanting many Russian people when it appeared in a cult Soviet movie about Shurik. Soviet
people were arguing if its Soviet creation or an imported luxury. Some even thought this was a self-made car. But it wasn't.
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4 Crimea: Trip to Underground Submarines Storage, Cold War Object, Now Underground Museum of Submarines

Crimea: Trip to Underground Submarines Storage, Cold War Object, Now Underground Museum of Submarines

This bay in Crimea is not just nice blue water and yachts. This one has some unprecedented in world history object, top secret sometime ago, and now it's a museum called "Balaclava" same as the bay called. A museum of submarines. After the WW2 bot world superpowers USSR and USA were increasing their nuclear potential. Then Stalin
ordered to find a place where to hide nuclear missiles carrying submarines. After a few years of search they found this bay and a small town Balaclava. They changed its status to "Top Secret" overnight. They were building the object for the next eight years. Russian blogger Alexei went there and here is his story.
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1 Launch of Soyuz MC-05 from Baikonur Spaceport

Launch of Soyuz MC-05 from Baikonur Spaceport

July 28th a Soyuz MC-05 space rocket was launched. Three cosmonauts were there, one American, one Russian,
one European (Italy). They plan to stay in space for 139 days. Here is how the launch went in detail.
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2 This Van Has a Jet Airplane Engine Installed in It

This Van Has a Jet Airplane Engine Installed in It

What will happen if you install a jet plane engine into a small Soviet (Russian) van? You probably would picture a race car that make a speed record somewhere on a salt sea.
However it is not also this. Look at this picture - inside this van there is a jet gas turbine engine is installed in it. The same one that airplanes have.
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2 Man Was Making Moonshine for Sale Deep in Woods in Belarus

Man Was Making Moonshine for Sale Deep in Woods in Belarus

When police arrived they found out that the man had a truck parked deep in woods. In the back of that truck he had a
whole vodka production factory going on at fool scale with over 300 liters of ready made product waiting aside.
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