8 Lada Niva Goes Six Wheeler

Lada Niva Goes Six Wheeler

Some enthusiasts from Russian city Samara - home city of Russian car making giant  LADA have come out with a cool mod for the Soviet first LADA SUV
NIVA. Originally this was a smaller car but they have built it into a full scale pick up truck with six wheels! See more inside:
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13 Super Luxurious Russian Presidents New Airplane Interiors

Super Luxurious Russian Presidents New Airplane Interiors

As being reported the Russian president is going to get new flying fortress pretty soon, which is told to cost over 86 million dollars. Actually they don't build one jet, they construct two similar airplanes so that he could have a spare one all the time. They say the plane would be delivered
for him in the end of this year as it is not fully ready yet, however the interior photos have been surfaced already and its pretty much luxury inside - private bedrooms with king size beds, full size kitchens, hallways and it's even having its own training gym! See photos:
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1 Tubed Food of Soviet Cosmonauts

Tubed Food of Soviet Cosmonauts

A guy has visited a museum and made a photos of the tubed food Soviet cosmonauts used to eat while orbiting the Earth. Basically, this kind of "food out of tubes" was legendary especially among kids - everyone wanted to try those, but very few actually could get a grip on the tubes as they were strictly for the
cosmonauts. Here, a few photos of what actually they looked like - like the ones on top include "Borsch" "Meat with veggies" "Russian sour soup made from sauerkraut". What else did cosmonauts eat? A lot - including a tubed vodka and coffee. Yes, even the booze was legal for them. See more inside:
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10 Computer Mouse out of Late Soviet Empire

Computer Mouse out of Late Soviet Empire

Some guy has discovered a rare late Soviet era computer mouse and here are the images posted. This particular device was produced in year 1990, but the model year is 1989, as the papers say.  It looks pretty weird, unboxed
and is red in color. The price tag is also weird - it costs 285 roubles which at time was equally translated in dollars - so almost three hundred for a piece of plastic with a ball inside. See more inside:
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0 Steve Jobs Printed Copy Welcomes Visitors in Siberian Cafe

Steve Jobs Printed Copy Welcomes Visitors in Siberian Cafe

  Owners of the "Business Cafe" in Kemerovsk, Siberian city, have installed a full-size cardboard Apple's founder and late CEO Steve Jobs to welcome visitors in their venue. He holds a paper in his hand
saying, quote: "Dear visitors, please remove your over coats when you arrive to get your meal.". Some people discuss it now and call it disrespect to the cult figure. A couple more photos inside:
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5 SU-24 Jets at Shadol Airfield

SU-24 Jets at Shadol Airfield

Anton has visited an Air Force drill taking place at Shagol air base in Russia. Most of the photos he shot were SU-24, but
there are some others too. If you are a fan of Russian air force planes then you might find it interesting to look at:
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56 Tank Biathlon 2015 Continued

Tank Biathlon 2015 Continued

Tank biathlon competition that was mentioned earlier is
continuing. A few more photos from Yuri who has visited the
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14 New Ukrainian Army Helmet Reminds an Imperial Trooper Helmet

New Ukrainian Army Helmet Reminds an Imperial Trooper Helmet

The new Ukrainian army mask was presented to public. The model was named "Cyborg", and some bloggers around have been finding a similarity between this new mask and imperial troopers mask out of the movie Star Wars. However despite
the similarities the main purpose of the unit is to protect face and neck of a soldier from grenades fragments. It also can withstand a direct hand gun shot and a rifle shot of up to 20 caliber. More photos inside:
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7 Rare Russian UAZ 469 with Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher Mounted

Rare Russian UAZ 469 with Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher Mounted

Just a few photos of this rare car. Well, the car itself - UAZ-469 is not rare and might be one of the most mass produced cars in USSR as they have been used (and are used still!) for
police patrol vehicles and in Russian Army. However this particular model with anti-tank grenade launchers (SPG-9 model) are not so often to be seen, so here are a few photos:
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1 Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Tolmachevo is an airport in Novosibirsk - ex Soviet "Academic City" - the city of young scientists. Even now its considered to be a center point for all Russia offshore programming services market with thousands of people working in companies serving all the Western world in long distance programming. However,
besides the science part of the city there is a strategic meaning - as the city is in the middle of the country and so there are plenty of warfare placed around. Alexei, the blogger, has went to the Tolmachevo - cities main air gate and have made shots of some not so civil part of the facility.
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