8 Spy photos of Moscow in 1950s

Spy photos of Moscow in 1950s

Martin Manhoff was serving in USA embassy in Moscow in the beginning of 1950s. He was later deported from USSR under spy accusations. He was
a photographer and was constantly photographing Moscow. We already had first part of his photographs and here is another one:
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1 Early Spring Caused Hundreds of Garages with Cars Being Flooded in Moscow

Early Spring Caused Hundreds of Garages with Cars Being Flooded in Moscow

Due to early spring and some construction fails a whole district of parking garages, often with cars being flooded.
Over 150 garages being flooded. At some places water level exceeds 150 cm (5 feet). See some pics here:
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21 How Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapse: Tremendous Photos

How Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapse: Tremendous Photos

A nice photo story on how Russia looked during first ten years after USSR collapsed. All Russia experienced in 1990s you can see on those photos and read those
captions. Rich and poor. New and Old. Yeltsin and Putin. War in Chechnya and poor elders on Moscow streets - all of this in this photo story.
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2 A concept of Russian KAMAZ truck

A concept of Russian KAMAZ truck

A new Russian KAMAZ truck concept gallery was published. Not
sure if they gonna build one of those for real or not.
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0 24 year old Russian girl serves as a mayor of 1700 people town

24 year old Russian girl serves as a mayor of 1700 people town

This is Ksenia. She is only 24 years old but already got elected as a mayor in her local small town. After one year being in office she already solved many local problems:
repaired a hospital, found doctors who are willing to serve far from big cities, built a few children playgrounds, eliminated illegal dump sites and more.
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3 Cats of Hermitage

Cats of Hermitage

Hermitage is one the largest and oldest museum in Europe. It's located in St. Petersburg. Was founded in 1700s by Russian Queen. With all those years it was growing in size adding more and more nearby historical buildings to its complex. Even the famous Tsar's Winter Palace - which was stormed during 1917 revolution is now also a
part of a Hermitage. It has vast underground complexes beneath it and those are inhabited by numerous cats. Russian blogger Commandante went there and took photos of cat inhabitans.  Cats are fully legal residents of this space. They have medicaments, food and other supplies stored for them by museum workers:
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4 Harsh winters of Norilsk

Harsh winters of Norilsk

Norilsk is known for its harsh winters. Here on the photo above city thermometer shows -66 C and people
walking around. More photos of people surviving in this pretty big city during winters you can see below:
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6 Russian aerobatics group Russkie Vityazi got new SU jets

Russian aerobatics group Russkie Vityazi got new SU jets

The "Russkie Vityazi (Russian Knights)" aerobatics crew is the most famous crew in Russia. Participated in hundreds of different airshows nationally and abroad. Now they
finally got brand new SU-30SM jets and were training to take part in a Malaysian airshow that will take place March 21-25 this year. Let's see their new birds.
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2 Interesting Story About MIR Space Station It’s Accidents, How It Was Almost Turned into a Sex Tourism Center and More

Interesting Story About MIR Space Station It’s Accidents, How It Was Almost Turned into a Sex Tourism Center and More

USSR rejected the idea of manned flight to the moon but instead concentrated its space focused efforts on building a long term space home. The MIR station stayed over fifteen years on the Earth orbit instead of three as initially was planned. Over ninety people visited this place.
It was called "great achievement of Russians". Let's see some more details on the famous space station. At one point it time it was even almost turned into a Sex Tourism center because male genitals work best in zero gravity. But let's start from beginning..
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7 Russian armored vehicle “Typhoon” serving in Russian army

Russian armored vehicle “Typhoon” serving in Russian army

This armored vehicle is made on a base of KAMAZ truck. It's a pretty recent addition to Russian army - first units started arriving into
regiments only in 2014. So not much photos of it still exist and here are some from different parts of Russia. Also a video inside.
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