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2 This Van Has a Jet Airplane Engine Installed in It

This Van Has a Jet Airplane Engine Installed in It

What will happen if you install a jet plane engine into a small Soviet (Russian) van? You probably would picture a race car that make a speed record somewhere on a salt sea.
However it is not also this. Look at this picture - inside this van there is a jet gas turbine engine is installed in it. The same one that airplanes have.
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2 Man Was Making Moonshine for Sale Deep in Woods in Belarus

Man Was Making Moonshine for Sale Deep in Woods in Belarus

When police arrived they found out that the man had a truck parked deep in woods. In the back of that truck he had a
whole vodka production factory going on at fool scale with over 300 liters of ready made product waiting aside.
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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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2 Russian Ussuriysk Siberian Railroad in 1897

Russian Ussuriysk Siberian Railroad in 1897

Those are old photographs from Ussuriysk Siberian railway, in 1897. Sadly most of the photos have no
captions. However this one on top is Vladivostok railway station and its square in 1897.
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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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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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3 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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