donetsk underground
11 Donetsk Underground

Donetsk Underground

This is how underground (subway) is being built in Donetsk, Ukraine. Donetsk and the surrounding territories are heavily urbanized and agglomerated into conurbation. The workforce is heavily involved with heavy industry, especially coal mining. The city is an important center of heavy
industry and coal mines in the Donets Basin (Donbas) and the Ukraine. Directly under the city lie the coal mines. So they hired coal miners to dig the tunnels for the future underground. So now they get coal and meanwhile the subway is being built. Smart isn't it.
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biggest coal mine
20 Biggest Hole in the Ground

Biggest Hole in the Ground

The places on the photos is 2000 ft  (700m) deep hole in the ground. It’s called Korkinsk Coal Mine – the deepest and largest in Europe open coal mine and second largest in the
world. Miles of rails, hundreds of electro trains and giant excavators work in this place. That’s probably one of the biggest hand made things on the Earth.
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mouse made of stone
19 Mouse Made of Stone

Mouse Made of Stone

Here is a computer mouse made of
stone by Russian designer Neko.
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longest bike in the world
10 The Worlds Longest Bike

The Worlds Longest Bike

It has been to our attention that the longest bike in the world, officialy registered by Guiness record book is from Russia. It's creator Oleg "Leshij" Rogov was from Tver city, a small town near Moscow city. He was a big biker fan since his childhood. One day he has got an idea to build the longest bike in the world, according to his own story "probably after he got too much  beer inside". So after two years of
planning and delaying he did it. He built the bike that was 31 feet 4 inches long (9 metres 57 cm). After the thing was ready he sent his claim to the Guiness book and got registered as longest bike in the world. The saddest part of the story is that he got into accident and died this summer, still we have the photos of his creation, it would be some kind of tribute to him.
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vaz 2101, russian car
40 Some Russian cars Were Replicas

Some Russian cars Were Replicas

In Soviet times there were only a few models of cars produced and all of them were produced on the factories belonging to Soviet goverment, actually there were any other form of property - all the property, both
commercial and resedential belonged to the state. So at that time nobody much cared about copyright stuff so even some Soviet cars are replicas of some foreign Western cars. Here are the examples:
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19 Future of Russia’s Automobile Industry

Future of Russia’s Automobile Industry

This post is devoted to possible future of Russia’s automobile industry. Some years ago a new car “OKA” was introduced to Russian buyers. That’s a 2-doors car compiled from the parts of other cars, for example its cockpit
and speedometer is from Soviet car LADA 2101, model 1969. Its engine has two cylinders, like a motorcycle. So now there are plenty of possibilities how this car can be used. Let’s see some of them.
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Russian Smallest Submarine
36 Russian Smallest Submarine

Russian Smallest Submarine

There are different things that are of personal use. There are personal computers, personal music players, personal phones. Transportation means are also became much more personal in 20th century, personal cars, bikes, skiing etc. This Russian man from St. Petersburg got his personal submarine. He built it himself and it is the smallest submarine in Russia, officially registered as a boat
by Russian boat registry and has got it’s own personal name and number. He can make an underwater trip from St. Petersburg to Helsinki, Finland and back without stops, and he can go as fast as four knots. The interesting thing that he is based in St. Petersburg which is in Northern part of Russia so the water in the sea is cold all year round.
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russian computer cake
15 Computer Cake

Computer Cake

Some people ask us to tell more about Russian cuisine. So today here we have an example of Russian cuisine made by guys from saechka.ru - the computer cake. That's a cake in a form of a real desktop without an
upper cover, so you can see all the electronic stuff and then you can taste it. These are components on pre compilation stage. You can clearly see something that would be a cooler.
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vepr
20 VEPR Another Thing For Russian Roads

VEPR Another Thing For Russian Roads

We try to find an alternative that can people help to move across the roads like this. There were already mentioned "A Luxury Tank", "Russian Hummer Clone" and some low budget versions of Russian way to move across. Now it's turn for Ukrainian
thing to be shown. Ukraine was a part of USSR for 70 years, and still many people consider it to be Russian by its nature. So they also want to help Russia to solve its old road problem, so they presented a "VEPR" vehicle.
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17 Tank And Zaporozhets

Tank And Zaporozhets

Some Russian military engineers do sometime really weird tests. Like this one for example. A big T-90 Russian military tank attacks the smallest old Russian
car Zaporozhets. One time was not enough, it takes a second try and smashes it completely. Engineers seem to be happy. Watch yourself..
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