23 Russian C-47 Dakota Found In Siberia

Russian C-47 Dakota Found In Siberia

It seems to be a good year for the discovery of old forgotten airframes! There was the P-40 in Egypt earlier in the year, an IL-2 from
a Russian lake last month, and now an intact C-47 'Dakota' has been found in Siberia, in absolutely stunning condition!
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5 Projection TV Apparatus of the Soviet Past

Projection TV Apparatus of the Soviet Past

"Moskva" is a projection TV apparatus intended for watching TV programs on a big screen, listening to FM radio stations and
tinned music. Its weight is 70 kg, weight of its screen - 30  kg. Such TV sets were produced in 1957-1963.
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7 Round Ships of the Russian Admiral

Round Ships of the Russian Admiral

After Russia's loss in the Crimean war in 1856 Russia was forbidden to have any warships in the Black Sea by Treaty of Paris, leaving one of the most important parts of Russia - its only non-freezing sea ports and the area through which most of Russia's sea trade went, unprotected.  Hence in the late-1860s Russia started to think about abrogating the terms of the treaty in order to protect its coast against rapidly
deteriorating relations with Turkey. It was obvious that in the beginning the strategy for the Russian fleet would be purely defensive against relatively powerful Turkish fleet and so in the 1869 it was decided to build armored warships to protect the coast and the ports. This where the Rear-Admiral Popov comes in, in the 1860s he was the unofficial head of the shipbuilding in Russia.
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9 Air Base 378

Air Base 378

Air base 378 is a comparatively new formation created
half a year ago by uniting two military units.
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16 Deep Modernization of the Airborne Cruiser

Deep Modernization of the Airborne Cruiser

A light aircraft carrier "Vikramaditya" is intended to replace an Indian worn out aircraft carrier "Vikrant". When finished it must become a flagship of Indian naval forces. This airship carrier was
constructed on the basis of an aircraft-carrying heavy cruiser "Admiral Gorshkov" that underwent deep modernization. Today it's in the navy of India, till December 2012 it will have been tested.
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3 Production of Down Jackets

Production of Down Jackets

Their down jackets are worn not only in Russia but also in the USA, Canada, Scandinavia (Sweden, Finland, Norway), South
Korea, India, Slovenia, Chile, Latvia and even in Israel. We have a unique chance to see how they are produced.
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2 Old Model of the Coal Pit

Old Model of the Coal Pit

In the depths of the Kiev National Exhibition centre there is an unremarkable pavilion №13. Some time ago they used to demonstrate achievements of the Ukrainian coal industry here.
Kiev school children were brought here almost daily. In the very depth of the building, in the closed hall, is an unusual massive shaft that leads to the only Kiev pit.
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9 AUTO EXHIBITION IN MOSCOW

Auto Exhibition In Moscow

Modern and customized cars from
"AutoExotics 2012" in Moscow.
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3 WORLD BIGGEST MILLS CROSS

World Biggest Mills Cross

This cross-type radio telescope is located in the oldest science institution of Russia that researches radio astronomy
in Puschino. Several telescopes operate today on the territory, the most effective of them is DKR-1000.
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0 The Air Display Team Flying For 20 Years

The Air Display Team Flying For 20 Years

Some photographs from the event devoted to the 20th anniversary of "Berkuts" air
display team. The team fly by MI-24, now are retraining to fly by Mi-28.
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