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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5 Someone Setting Metal Spike Traps on Russian Roads

Someone Setting Metal Spike Traps on Russian Roads

Police of Altai region in Russia warned drivers that someone is setting up metal
spikes screwed to the road surface which can damage tires of any car passing by.
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2 A Journey to Russian Arctics on a Car: No Roads, Polar Bears, Atomic Icebreakers and more

A Journey to Russian Arctics on a Car: No Roads, Polar Bears, Atomic Icebreakers and more

North of Russia is a wild place. No roads, you can't travel on the car just planes or helicopters. But in winter things change - there an opportunity appears to go on the "winter roads" - roads made of hard compressed snow that magically disappear in spring again This guy used this opportunity to travel to the
Northern coast of Russia on his car and see the atomic icebreakers in their natural habitat.  He crossed Arctic Ocean, and besides he met local people who send their kids to school on helicopters, saw abandoned Soviet army bases on Polar islands, Northernmost in the world railroad and many more...
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3 Who Will Win: Caterpillar Bulldozer or a Russian One?

Who Will Win: Caterpillar Bulldozer or a Russian One?

Someone came with an idea to test head-to-head which country makes better bulldozers - USA or Russia? So they took one Russian B14
CHTZ tractor-bulldozer and an American  Caterpillar D7R2 and made them push each other. The result is on the video:
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2 Russian KAMAZ Dentist Trucks to Reach for Faraway Villages

Russian KAMAZ Dentist Trucks to Reach for Faraway Villages

There are many villages in Russia that are far away from reach of professional dentist care. For this
cases there are special mobile dentist offices exist in Russia, like this one based on KAMAZ truck.
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2 Huge Russian Custom SUV Made out of GAZ-66 Truck

Huge Russian Custom SUV Made out of GAZ-66 Truck

Those monstrous SUVs are result of taking Soviet all-road all wheel driven army
GAZ-66 truck and turning it into an oversized off-road passenger vehicle.
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1 Man turns his LADA into a all-terrain vehicle

Man turns his LADA into a all-terrain vehicle

How to make regular street LADA
look brutal. This is how:
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5 Nine Most Expensive Russian Cars

Nine Most Expensive Russian Cars

Nine most expensive Russian cars you can buy now or were on sale recently starting with the "Marussia"  SUV. The SUV has a 3.5liter engine and 340 horse power. The
design is sort of weird and The price tag was around $120,000 in 2010. But looks like you can't buy them anymore - the company filed for bankrupcy recently.
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2 Six Examples of Russian Crosswalks That Are Only in Russia

Six Examples of Russian Crosswalks That Are Only in Russia

This is a collection of six styles of Russian crosswalks that
can puzzle a foreigner. Some of them in Russia only.
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