9 Large Russian Ship Sunk to Block Ukrainian Ones

Large Russian Ship Sunk to Block Ukrainian Ones

The large anti-submarine ship "Ochakov" was a masterpiece of engineering of the 70s. It participated in nine combat campaigns in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, and travelled
hundreds of thousands of sea miles in sixteen years of active service. But how is this nice ship, the pride of the USSR, connected with the present situation in the Crimea, Ukraine?
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1 Making Missile Systems In Russia

Making Missile Systems In Russia

Engineering design bureau from Kolomna, Russia, designs and makes important Russian weapons: portable anti-aircraft missile systems "Igla" ("Needle"), AT missile systems
"Ataka" ("Attack"), multipurpose missile systems "Chrysanthemum-S", and tactical ballistic missile systems "Iscander". Some pictures from the bureau are inside the post.
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2 Proper Vehicles For Russian North

Proper Vehicles For Russian North

An aerosani is a Russian propeller-driven snowmobile, running on skis, used for communications, mail deliveries, medical aid, emergency recovery and border patrolling in northern Russia,
as well as for recreation. Where snow was too deep and no roads were passable, such vehicles, that may seem weird to you, were very helpful. The first one was built in 1909.
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6 Sudden Operability Test For Russian Forces

Sudden Operability Test For Russian Forces

Here are some photographs of a sudden operational readiness test of the Russian
Eastern Command. Are they ready to fight? Yes, they are! Crash! Boom! Bang!
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7 Special Combat Operation Of Marines

Special Combat Operation Of Marines

Photos of an amphibious landing as part of the joint Russian-Belorussian training exercise "West-2013". The
troopers took the battle up against armed opposition groups who were finally completely defeated. 
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2 Neptune Submarine

Neptune Submarine

This submarine called "Neptune" was designed in 1989 in Severodvinsk, the Russian city where one of the main ports in the times of WWII had been located. "Neptune" was being
tested in the White Sea and later operated in Antigua - carried 42 crew members at a depth of forty meters.  It will hardly ever be used again in future...
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0 Sukhoi Planes Modernization

Sukhoi Planes Modernization

We are in a place where such Russian aircraft as MiG-29's, Su-27's, and Su-25's are repaired. This company in Kubinka (Moscow region)
is the only one in the entire country that not only repairs Su-planes but also upgrades them to the latest specification.
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8 Russian Tank Division Comes For Training

Russian Tank Division Comes For Training

A guard tank army division from Nizhny Novgorod has received a command to have all of its equipment loaded and come to participate in the tactical
exercises on the Mulino ground in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Some pictures of the preparations and the division's arrival are inside the post.
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8 Soviet Experimental Plastic House

Soviet Experimental Plastic House

This unique experimental fully plastic house was built in 1961 in Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg). It was actually a two-storey one, but the lower storey was a technicality and was used for heating and ventilation
equipment. The walls of the first storey were made from reinforced framing filled with glass blocks, while the the second storey was fully made from plastic, its height above the ground was 2, 20 meters.
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6 Armor Makers of Today

Armor Makers of Today

Victor and Konstantin call themselves happy people, because they do what they love.
Their hobby is quite unusual - the guys make armor and sell it earn their living.
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