5 Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced

Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced

People admire the rise of electric cars these days. The Tesla Model S is said to be revolutionary and to have changed the way electric cars are
marketed and accepted in the world. Every brand is trying to come up with its own electric car. However, LADA had one back in 1980s.
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4 Ambitious Inventions of Soviet Union

Ambitious Inventions of Soviet Union

During the Soviet era, scientists were all the time coming up with a lot of weird ideas, which though weird, baffled everyone with their functionality. Some of those went into series production,
some, sadly, were never produced en masse. Some of the ambitious things can probably surprise even modern day people. Here are some of those, starting with a legendary Soviet snowmobile.
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4 Russian Army Robot IGOREK from Kalashnikov Company

Russian Army Robot IGOREK from Kalashnikov Company

Today, during an "Army 2018" expo forum, the Russian company Kalashnikov has presented journalist with an "Igorek" (diminutive from name Igor). They stated
that this is, and I quote: "a unique anthropomorphic marching complex that can be used to solve different combat and even engineering tasks".
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0 Soviet Spy Camera [6 photo]

Soviet Spy Camera [6 photo]

  British auction had this lot - 25 vintage Soviet spy cameras masked as normal Soviet camera
"Zenith-E" camera in a case. To understand how it work they had contact Russian factory who made those.
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3 10 Firearms of Russia Special Force [photos]

10 Firearms of Russia Special Force [photos]

In USSR special forces mainly used "tuned" army pistols and rifles. In late 1980s situation changed - special forces got "special" firearms. 1.
"Vintorez" rifle (above) - first use - Chechen war. 50-100 shots per min, target range 400m, still main rifle in spetsnaz. More:
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2 Potato Harvesting Robots [2 video]

Potato Harvesting Robots [2 video]

  Russian people potato harvesting using "robots" - self driving, self
harvesting mini tractors, to mechanize their small land plots, two videos are here:
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2 Anti Theft Device You Don’t Want to Test [3 photo]

Anti Theft Device You Don’t Want to Test [3 photo]

This 1980s Moksvitch car has an anti-theft device.
No GPS, no gear stick block. Different. Look:
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1 Drunk Hulk wanted to scare Road Police [video]

Drunk Hulk wanted to scare Road Police [video]

    "Hulk" from Stavropol, name "Dmitry". Security service chief. Not first time drunk behind
wheel. Before license was revoked, he drives again. Police stop - he want scare police. Video:
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14 All MiG Airplanes Explained [43 photos]

All MiG Airplanes Explained [43 photos]

MiG - fully named as "Russian plane building corporation MIG". Is a full spectre air plane building company in Russia and
previously in USSR. And here is a collection of their products throughot the times. Starting with a I-250 airplane at top.
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4 Russian Super Riot Bus Turned Out to be an Aprils Fool Joke [photos]

Russian Super Riot Bus Turned Out to be an Aprils Fool Joke [photos]

In the beginning of the month Russian websites featured this uber cool riot police bus as a latest anti riot vehicle that is already out on the streets in Moscow. They even had an interview with the engineer who worked in
the project. However turns out it was an April's Fool Joke. Or they backed up and want us all to think it's a joke. Still if you haven't seen the photos of this monster bus you can check them out here.
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