22 What if Soviet Union Stayed in Twenty-First Century? [photos]

What if Soviet Union Stayed in Twenty-First Century? [photos]

What if USSR didn't collapse and stayed till year 2050? This was a fantasy of the creators of this new show on Russian TV. They tried to set the scene in nearest future. The story begins how the Russian time traveller went to year 1986 and
prevented the Chernobyl accident from the happening. Then he got back into his year and found out that his reality has changed: no more Russian Federation, but Soviet Union was in 21st century!  And here how it looked like.
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1 Turbo Volga GAZ-66 Car [photos]

Turbo Volga GAZ-66 Car [photos]

Another example of Russian self made car. Now the man took iconic Soviet army favorite
GAZ-66 4x4 truck and a Soviet Volga executive car and combined them in one big suv.
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8 Girl Posts Photos from Her Russian Prison Cell [photos]

Girl Posts Photos from Her Russian Prison Cell [photos]

Since recently cell phones with Internet became a thing worldwide they became an important part of prison smuggle operations. Now most of the incarceration places around Russia got them inside. So
people post often photos how they live inside those places, not very rare thing. However we see for the first time someone of the female prison population post their photos openly.
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4 Aero Minor: The Gift to the Stalin [photos]

Aero Minor: The Gift to the Stalin [photos]

Today it's sort of a date in Russia - sixty five years since Stalin's death. For such an occassion here is a piece of history connected with the
man. This old car was a gift to Stalin from Czechoslovakia. It was lost for over fifty years and in year 2013 resurfaced again.
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1 Mystically Attractive Fog Night Photos of the Cities and Villages [photos]

Mystically Attractive Fog Night Photos of the Cities and Villages [photos]

Night and early mornings foggy photos of different places -
cities and villages around. Pretty much captivating to look at.
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3 Huge Toy Model of the Moscow City [photos]

Huge Toy Model of the Moscow City [photos]

If you travel to Moscow then you might look this thing. It's a separate building that hosts a
huge toyish model of Moscow in great detail. Stanislav went there and made some photos.
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2 An Abandoned BE-6 Floatplane Monument [photos]

An Abandoned BE-6 Floatplane Monument [photos]

There are only four known BE-6 planes left in the world. One in Kiev, two in Chinese speaking lands and one is here, at the Arctic Kola peninsula. It's in the worst condition because
its placed as a monument. However if they didn't put it on display it was probably been scraped as it stands here as a monument for fifty years already, since 1968.
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0 Russian “Lesnik” All-Terrain Car

Russian “Lesnik” All-Terrain Car

"Lesnik" - basically translated as "forest ranger" makes those cute cars since 2005. They have ultra-low
pressure tires which can let it go in such places where no other cars can pass thru. Here are some photos.
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1 More Photos from a MAKS-2017 Airshow [photos]

More Photos from a MAKS-2017 Airshow [photos]

Some more photos from a photographer visited
MAKS-2017 air show took place in Moscow last year.
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3 Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Some of the photos from long gone days of USSR - it's Leningrad (now
Petersburg) city. Starting with a Sphynx near the Neva river.
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