1 Final Destination of Supersonic Aircraft Tu 144

Final Destination of Supersonic Aircraft Tu 144

Tu-144 USSR-77110 you see on the image above landed thirty years ago at an airfield of Ulyanovsk-Barataevka. It was the final, 140th flight for the supersonic plane, its destination was the
museum in Ulyanovsk. The flight lasted 1 hour 30 minutes, since the beginning of its service it had logged 247 hours 1 minute (including 116 hours 27 minutes in a supersonic mode).
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4 Space is Near

Space is Near

Ladies and gentlemen, please let me to remind you during these Easter weekend that space is really much closer to us
than we often realize. Especially in Russia. Inside there is a full set - click on the images to see full size.
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7 Making Special Vehicles For the Russian Armed Forces

Making Special Vehicles For the Russian Armed Forces

"Project-Tekhnika" corporation makes multipurpose and special vehicles for the Russian armed forces. It has several plants and
this one, the Shumerlya Special Vehicles Plant, is one of them. We will see it courtesy of blogger i-korotchenko.
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0 Aircrafts Need Some Restyling Too

Aircrafts Need Some Restyling Too

Together with blogger fotografersha we're in the aircraft painting shop of
"Spektr-Avia" company to see how An-124 "Ruslan" is restyled and provided its new
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2 Aboard the Huge Icebreaker

Aboard the Huge Icebreaker

Today we will join blogger sergeydolya and see the interior of a huge icebreaker travelling to the North Pole
is arranged. Inside are images of the kitchen, trash compartment, cabins for sailors and some shops...
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3 Going 550 Meters Deep For Diamonds

Going 550 Meters Deep For Diamonds

Many Russian quarries are abandoned today, they look from the height like huge creepy holes in the ground, but the demand for diamonds is so overwhelming that we are ready to go far deep to the bowels of the earth
to find some more. This story is about mining diamonds in Yakutia. We are going to join blogger dementievskiy, go 500-700 meters under the ground and check out how Yakut diamonds are mined today.
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9 Back to the Engels Air Force Base: Tu Aircrafts

Back to the Engels Air Force Base: Tu Aircrafts

Russian blogger russos published these cool photos of Tu 95MS, Tu-190 planes taken at the Engels Air Force Base, to celebrate the 100th
anniversary of the Russian air forces and please all fans of aviation. Most of them could be used as beautiful wallpaper.
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2 The Secrets of Making Adygei Cheese

The Secrets of Making Adygei Cheese

Adygei cheese comes from the Circassian national cuisine. It is made in the Russian republic of Adygeya and in some other places including those located in former Soviet countries. Today we are going to
join blogger aslan and visit the creamery not far from Kharkov, Ukraine, where this tasty cheese is also made as well as mozzarella, brinsen and suluguni cheese and other dairy products.
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8 Highly Secret Soviet Communication Center Under the Ground

Highly Secret Soviet Communication Center Under the Ground

Government and military communication has been important in all times. In the time of a cold war it was crucial to provide faultless information transfer even in the conditions of a nuclear conflict. With such a purpose the system of fortified undeground communication
centers was created in the USSR. They were used to transfer the commands to the western force groups located in the Warsaw Pact countries and elsewhere. Today we're going to show the pictures taken by a blogger deletant who visited one of such centers.
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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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