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5 Submarines Transported

Submarines Transported

  A couple more widescreen shots of two Russian submarines being transported through the Northern Sea Route from one part of Russia to another. The Northern Sea Route is where the ships go through the Northern Arctic ocean when it's free of ice. This way the journey is almost two and a half times shorter than if they go through the traditional sea route starting in St. Petersburg, then the Baltics - Mediterranean - Red Sea - Indian Ocean - South-East Asia - Japan - and then finally Vladivostok. This long route is more than 23,000
kilometers long and was traditionally used if the ships from the Western part of Russia wanted to reach the Far Eastern part of the country. In the summer they have an alternative and can go through the Northern Sea Route which is around 10,000 km long. Also, with the longer route, ships travel through half the world, while using the Northern Sea Route, the ships are all of the time moving just along the coast of Russia. So the submarines went the short way. You can click for large pictures.
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12 Another Drill at Another Air Force Base

Another Drill at Another Air Force Base

  There is a drill that started at another Russian air force base. Yuri has travelled there to see it and take photos which we are all able
to view here now. Su-27s, Mig-31s and other planes getting ready for flying and fighting an imaginary enemy. Here is how it was:
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11 Hidden Tu-144 in Kazan Outskirts

Hidden Tu-144 in Kazan Outskirts

  Looks like there is an abandoned but fully intact Tu-144 super-sonic passenger jet plane is still there in the backyard on the outskirts of Kazan city. Was
discovered by the passers by and later photographed with a flying drone camera. It's can even be seen with "street-view" map. See inside for more.
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6 Army Support on the Move

Army Support on the Move

  Tens of army fuel tankers are on the move. Reportedly its part of a drill. Together with the fuel tankers, the mobile bakeries and
food trucks are on the march - these all together are called "army support units". Colorful photos of the event are inside.
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21 The Demons Tank

The Demons Tank

  "Demon" or "Bes" in Russian, that's what one of the fighting sides in Ukraine calls himself and his group, the Demon's Regiment. And this is their tank, probably captured in a fight. They did some
paintwork to express themselves and we can see some of the artwork in the photos here. As you already see, the armor has a large painting of a demon-like creature's face on it. What else is there?
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1 A few KA-52 Copters

A few KA-52 Copters

A few shots of KA-52 "Alligator" helicopters and a couple of the new Mi-35M by Alexandr, just because they are cool machines.
There was a day when military men demonstrated the equipment for local people and so he took the photos then.
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1 Some Lone Mill

Some Lone Mill

Borisovka is a little village in Russia that has an interesting wooden mill
built back in the XIX century. But people are rarely guests here today...
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3 Largest Siberian Air Base

Largest Siberian Air Base

This air base is the largest in Siberia, Russia. Here they have
interceptors MiG-31BM and they previously had Su-15TM, MiG-15, MiG-17.
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2 In the Large Russian Port

In the Large Russian Port

The seaport of Novorossiysk is the largest in Russia and the fifth largest European port according to cargo turnover. It handles 20% of the general cargo volume
exported and imported through Russian seaports. The port is situated in the north-east coast in a non-freezing Novorossiysk bay on the Black Sea.
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37 Greatest Russian Inventions

Greatest Russian Inventions

200 years ago people still did not have electricity, good vehicles, television, mobile phones, Internet and other things we
cannot do without today. Some of the most significant inventions were made by Russians, and here they are...
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