8 Photos of Active Russian Destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov

Photos of Active Russian Destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov

An "Udaloy"-class Russian destroyer "Marshal Shaposhnikov" was laid down in 1985. It serves in Russian navy in the Pacific Fleet. This ship participated in a few operations in Arden bay - the home of Somali pirates. If you remember the
videos of Soviet sailors fighting pirates this is probably was shot from this ship. It's hard to get aboard as its in active Navy service however Russian blogger Alex S. has managed to do this and now we have the photos here:
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13 Inside of Russian Army Rocket Regiment

Inside of Russian Army Rocket Regiment

On 20th February the Governor of one Russian region was visiting the 39th Russian Rocket Regiment. The press was coming along with a governor and so did
Nikolay, the photographer. Now, thanks to Nikolay we can see what's inside the closed and secured doors of Russian rocket regiment. The story is inside:
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2 Russian Tank Biathlon 2015 Regional Games

Russian Tank Biathlon 2015 Regional Games

In Russian army there is some not usual event they have every year since recently. They call it "The Tank Biathlon". Sort of big bunch of tanks with colored flags each compete for some targets. But because this is a pan Russian game they need to supply only a few teams so
they have pre-qualification games in regions to select the best of the best to  go compete in federal tournament. So these are the regional games among a few tank regiments of Russia. Yuri, the photographer, has visited those and here are some photos:
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17 Soviet Wonder of the World: The Great Solar Furnace in Uzbekistan

Soviet Wonder of the World: The Great Solar Furnace in Uzbekistan

"This projected costed some crazy money and was possible to be produced only in the USSR. However, its day-to-day use was almost free - during the day the temperature inside the furnace is steady 3,000 degrees centigrade!", says
Nikolai, the blogger who went to Uzbekistan and visited this Soviet unique structure. With this furnace they were making metals melt with just Sun power. Want to see more? Thanks to Nick we can see it in detail:
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32 Not a Pack of Pencils

Not a Pack of Pencils

Those are not the pack of pencils, its something different. It's a "Hurricane" rocket complex stationed as a
monument near Russian factory producing them. Just a few photos to explore the similarity to pencils:
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6 Shipping thru the Arctics at Night

Shipping thru the Arctics at Night

"Night in the Arctics is not consistent thru year - in summer its shiny and bright in winters it's almost all  day it is dark.  When you go thru Arctics route you cross nine Russian timezones, and your on board clock show its own time. So it might be a
night according to the ship clock but day outside. So let's assume that's night in Arctics is the time of the day when its dark", says Dmitry L, Russian blogger and traveller who posted those awesome photos from the Arctics. Want to see more?
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8 Abandoned Submarine Defense Complex

Abandoned Submarine Defense Complex

They say that this is a unique and the only survived complex of coastal defense with a special weapon which was targeting excessively underwater vessels. Aya, the urban explorer which prefers the top-secret locations, has
again surprised us and visited this unique surviving structure: "There is a rumor that there is one more complex like this in this region but nobody yet found it", says Aya. Let's see what she saw there!
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17 Bi Level Double Decker Trains from Moscow to St. Petersburg

Bi Level Double Decker Trains from Moscow to St. Petersburg

This February for the first time ever the double decker train cars appeared on "number one" Russian rail road route - Moscow to St. Petersburg. If in many parts of the world double leveled carriages are not a
novelty, here its something that attracts sights and evokes interest on how is it inside. So let's see, how, thanks to cool Russian photographer Dmitry who have visited one of those and made those photos:
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8 Russian Armored Truck Ural

Russian Armored Truck Ural

A few photos of Russian armored truck URAL, the newer model - from inside and outside. Those
trucks are used by different regiments - including the scouts.  Let's see what's inside:
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1 Spotting Planes at the Snowing Airport

Spotting Planes at the Snowing Airport

Marina, the airplane photographer we like a lot, has posted another set of photos. Now the scene of action is one Moscow airport. She says that Moscow airports invite photography enthusiasts at least once in three
months to take photos right on the airfield. These time, probably because of weather, not many people have attended. Would you like to see what did it look like there? The let's see inside this post:
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