0 Hot Springs on Iturup Island: The Eight Meter Waterfall With Hot Water

Hot Springs on Iturup Island: The Eight Meter Waterfall With Hot Water

The most famous volcano on Iturup island of Kurill islands on the Eastern part of Russia, next to Japan. Because of the
volcano there are plenty of hot springs on the island. Russian traveller Sergey visited the place and made some photos.
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2 Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian blogger Deletant went to the last day of the MAKS-2017 Russian air show. This would be the last MAKS airshow as they stop doing it. In 2019 they
play to have something similar but it won't be MAKS he says. So take a look what they had to show this time. Thanks to Deletant for his photos.
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1 Pacific Russian Army Showing How to Cross Water Barriers

Pacific Russian Army Showing How to Cross Water Barriers

Pacific Coast Russian army invited journalists to show how they can cross the water barriers - rivers etc. Soldiers showed different skills
such as driving under water (!) building pontoon bridges, training attack into an imaginary enemy units and more. Here is some of it.
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2 USSR Retro Beach Photos

USSR Retro Beach Photos

A nice collection of Soviet beach photos, different photographers - foreign and Russian.
And first one is from Sochi, 1956. This is Sochi "Caucasus Rivera" hotel beach.
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1 Russian Rapunzel from Siberia

Russian Rapunzel from Siberia

Darya is a girl from Siberia. She was a regular girl until she started growing her very long hair. Now
she is been called "Russian Rapunzel". Why did she do this and how exactly long her hair is?
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7 8 Most Unusual Soviet MAZ Trucks That You Could Never Imagine

8 Most Unusual Soviet MAZ Trucks That You Could Never Imagine

MAZ - abbreviated from Minsk Auto Zavod (Minsk Auto Factory) was founded in Minsk, Belarussia, USSR in 1954. It's known for its normal trucks, but besides the regular trucks it was making
some of the most interesting and weirdest trucks in the world. How about a 12x12 truck with a helicopter engine and 24 custom electric motors to turn each wheel for example?
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0 This Day in History: July 22, 1951, First Live Animals Fly to Space

This Day in History: July 22, 1951, First Live Animals Fly to Space

On yesterday's date, 22 July 1951, first recorded live animals from the Earth has gone to space. Sixty-six years
ago two Russian dogs - Dezik (Daisy) and Tsigan (Gypsie) has landed a rocket and were fired into space.
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3 5 Cases of Youngest Russian Girls Giving Birth at Very Early Age

5 Cases of Youngest Russian Girls Giving Birth at Very Early Age

This is a story of most famous Russian teenage mothers who gave birth to kids way earlier than society expected them to do so. Grandmother at 29 years
old, mother at twelve years old etc etc. Would you be able to guess the youngest ever Russian mother's age before reading the article?.
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7 Russian Military Kids Playground

Russian Military Kids Playground

This newly opened kids playground in Petrozavodsk, Russia is actively
exploiting militaristic  topics. Young kids can be a tank driver, a
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1 Russian Military Intelligence Special Forces Passing an Obstacle Course Imitating NATO Fences

Russian Military Intelligence Special Forces Passing an Obstacle Course Imitating NATO Fences

Russian blogger Smit went to see how Russian military scouts, elite Military Intilligence special forces from six
different regions of Russia were undergoing elite units training and contest. Here are his photos and the story.
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