17 Air Force Museum

Air Force Museum

One training base near Monino was disbanded and now available for any visitors. It's the place that does not function anymore but where still so much interesting
can be found. We gonna spend some time here: inside the base premises and around the territory where old aircrafts must have found their final stand.
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8 First Proven SUV in the World

First Proven SUV in the World

We thought that the first SUV was invented in the USSR. But now we are sure it really was! In far 1955! This unusual project of an all-terrain vehicle was made in the Soviet Union, as we mentioned - in 1955. This
car was designed for needs of a countryside, it could considerably help mechanics in their work. GAZ-M73 (1955) - a prototype of a small four-wheel drive machine developed for soviet farm chiefs.
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6 Mighty Vehicles Of The Past

Mighty Vehicles Of The Past

The museum of long-range aviation in Dyagilevo is a small but very interesting place because it contains exhibits
that can never been found anywhere else. Let us visit the museum and see what is so interesting about it.
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10 Dam On Steep Mountain Slopes

Dam On Steep Mountain Slopes

In 1966 when the Beatles said good-bye to their fans giving the last concert in San-Francisco, far away in Soviet
Dagestan they started construction of a hydropower plant which is the largest vaulted dam in Russia today.
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8 Weapons of The Recent Past

Weapons of The Recent Past

Numerous interesting exhibits can be found in the internal yard of the Armed Forces Museum. Often visitors come
directly to the museum itself and miss this exposition nearby. Let us see what exhibits are shown there.
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15 Cavalry Fighting Vehicle SBRM

Cavalry Fighting Vehicle SBRM

Recently they demostrated a cavalry fighting vehicle SBRM designed at the order of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs and intended for completing recon elements. The vehicle is
based on the serial STS "Tiger". Currently it is being tested, since 2013 they plan to start full-scale production. Its equipment and functions are impressive indeed.
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4 Yes, This Very Show Once Again

Yes, This Very Show Once Again

We have already seen plenty of photos from the 100th anniversary of the Russian Air Forces celebration. Now some more of them. Cool jet tracing across the skies in color and then we'll see the
landed stuff and some SAM missiles and... and something more, common lets see. This was a real BIG show! That's why do not even promise we aren't going to go back to it soon again...
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5 First Russian Space Exhibition Ever

First Russian Space Exhibition Ever

There used to be an interesting exhibition hall in Moscow, it was called "Cosmos" and was devoted to the Soviet achievements in space development. Boys of those days were often taken
there by parents. Leaving they were sure they wanted to become cosmonauts one day. These very photos were taken in the "Cosmos" exhibition hall in approximately 1969.
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16 Blocks of Sand and Aluminium

Blocks of Sand and Aluminium

This is aerated concrete, have you seen such material? It is quite popular in Russia. Several times cheaper than brick. This material seems to be a modern one but in fact it started to be produced back in the USSR, in the 1930s. Aerated concrete is modern energy-saving material used in individual
construction. The main thing about it is that anyone can build a house using foamed concrete without any help. The photos below were taken at Ytong factory in Mozhaisk city that started functioning in 2008. This is the largest factory producing aerated concrete in Russia.
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18 Getting Ready For the Winter Season

Getting Ready For the Winter Season

Harvest is now being gathered  and it is a hot time for plants making canned food. For some of you this might seem not
very appetizing but we'll take the risk to show you how cucumbers and tomatoes are canned at one factory of Russia.
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