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...

6 Big Russian Aviation Factory

Big Russian Aviation Factory

The aviation factory of Ulan-Ude, Russia, is the only enterprise in the country that makes both aircraft and helicopters. In its 75-year long history, it has made over nine thousand flying vehicles.
Today, products of the factory are successfully used in Russia and other states of the world (more than 40 countries throughtout Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Australia, Oceania...).
13 Stealing Bike Like a Pro

Stealing Bike Like a Pro

This is how one can steal a bike and hide
his face from the security cameras...
1 The Day of Antaeus Planes

The Day of Antaeus Planes

We have never seen so many "Antaeus" planes in one place. Migalovo air field gave us such an
opportunity just recently. "Antaeus" is a heavy turboprop transport aircraft that never stops smiling...

6 Russian Submarines On Their Way to Repair

Russian Submarines On Their Way to Repair

Russian submarines of project 971 "Bratsk" and "Samara" are loaded on a Dutch vessel to be taken to Severodvinsk for repair. The Chinese
vessel  "Hai Yang Shi You", in its turn, will take NPS K-442 "Chelyabinsk"  (project 949 A) to Primorye for modernization.
7 Large Antiship Missile Complex Whose Days Are Gone

Large Antiship Missile Complex Whose Days Are Gone

You are going to see what remains of two battalions of anti-ship onshore missile complex "Utes" - large and almost unique objects of military history, built in the 1950s. We say "almost" because a similar complex was made on the Black Sea and
it fortunately is functioning up to today. Here in the north, its days are over. Below are the photos of the battalions' territories: underground launch systems, command post, diesel power station and missile remains.

2 Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Right now you may see how they test air engines
including the one for the president's aircraft.

43 When a Multiple Launch Rocket System Grad Hits the Target

When a Multiple Launch Rocket System Grad Hits the Target

The impact of a Soviet multiple launch rocket system BM-21
"Grad" can be really destructive. Just check it out.

3 Windmill Made of Scrap

Windmill Made of Scrap

This windmill resembles an awkward robot from an old science fiction story, its wide hands-blades either rotate or become immovable. The creator of the project, Moteyus Synkyavychus from Belarus, had estimated all technical characteristics of the
fifteen-meter windmill in his mind and made it from old auto parts. The power it produces is enough to provide illumination for his yard and shops, though he built it more for pleasure and entertainment, rather than for power supply.

1 Air Symphony of Turbojets

Air Symphony of Turbojets

Photos of a turbojet orchestra in the sky singing the air symphony over Yemelyanovo international airport in Krasnoyarsk. The
official version of what we see happening here - relocation of military equipment including tanks as part of a big drill.