19 Zil Army Car

Zil Army Car

ZIL is a pretty old Russian car factory making trucks, etc. Now they have come up with something else. By
the special order of Russian army, they rolled out this creepmobile. Some more photos inside.
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9 Trip to a Fantastic Old Ships Graveyard

Trip to a Fantastic Old Ships Graveyard

  Just imagine an old Soviet place where ships - warships, regular ships, etc - which are cut in half or into pieces remain for years. Tons of stuff to explore and photograph. That's why Vladimir Malder has
gone all the way to the most Western part of Russia - Kaliningrad, to visit this secret abandoned place, which is of course forbidden to enter. Want to see what he saw there? Read on!
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0 Nizhnekamsk: Russian Oil Refining Capital

Nizhnekamsk: Russian Oil Refining Capital

Nizhnekamsk is an industrial city in Russia, the largest oil refinery and chemical plant in the whole of Europe. The city is in the Tatarstan region of Russia, which has huge oil reserves - they say there will be enough to produce the same
amounts of oil as they do now for at least thirty more years - the same volume each year. So one of our favorite photographers, Slava, has visited this place and we can see its huge chemical facilities from the air.  
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12 This Girl Has an Unusual Hobby

This Girl Has an Unusual Hobby

Maria, a mathematician from Novosibirsk "scientists city" as it was called in Soviet times, has a pretty unusual hobby. Can you guess what is she up to just by looking at the photo above? Probably the first thought
that comes to mind is that her hobby is flying planes. Well, not really. Maria is not flying planes, Maria has a large passenger jet to restore piece by piece, slowly. Want to know more? Read on:
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18 Sheglovski Val Military Factory

Sheglovski Val Military Factory

A "Sheglovski Val" military factory was having an open house (why are they doing this at all?) and some photographers visited, so here are a few photos from inside what were once the secret chambers of the place where modern
weapons are being produced. Like those two missile laden trucks you can see in top photo - they are painted in sand color which means they are going to be exported to some Southern countries with deserts, etc.
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11 Soviet Exploration of the Unused Lands

Soviet Exploration of the Unused Lands

In Soviet times, it was kind of trendy among the young people to go to the "exploration of the new lands" - like the great campaign on gaining food independence of the Soviet Union - as they were importing grains and more. So
they decided to use the huge land masses that they already had but where nobody was farming them. Because private farming was forbidden at the time, they did it through governmental structures. Let's read on:
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3 Visiting an Airbase

Visiting an Airbase

  Sergey goes and visits another airbase in Russia to see the newly modernized MiG-31BM planes. Want to see
them? He took some nice photos and we here are not tired of looking at Russian fighter jets, are we?
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15 Russian Submarine Standing Ashore Away from  Coast How Did they Get It There?

Russian Submarine Standing Ashore Away from Coast How Did they Get It There?

Ok ladies and gentlemen, it's story time. Did you already know that in Russia there is a museum where a full size submarine is standing on concrete slabs? And it's not some coastal museum where it
stands close to water but it is a long way from the shore and this huge giant was shipped there somehow. Want to know details and how it was actually delivered there? Let's see...
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4 Boarding Russian High Speed Train

Boarding Russian High Speed Train

Have you seen these Russian trains? Well not actually Russian, they are made by SIEMENS however in Russia they are branded with the Russian word "SAPSAN" after the fastest known bird, and here they are.
Yaroslavl, the photographer, visited a train station during the boarding of the three millionth passenger and took some photos of the trains and what was going on around. You are welcome to see more:
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2 Sukhoi Super Jet inside A Huge Ruslan Cargo Plane

Sukhoi Super Jet inside A Huge Ruslan Cargo Plane

Superjet is a new passenger jet being manufactured by the Sukhoi company, the mothership of SU jets. Now it has reached the stage in the design of a passenger machine where yet more tests need to be done, and for those tests they brought it to Moscow. For some reason they decided to bring it inside another plane, one of the biggest cargo planes, an AN-124 Ruslan, rather than to fly it over
by itself - which it can pretty much do already as over 45 of these planes have been shipped to customers around the world. But this particular model is a modified jet, so they decided to transport it by plane and that's why we have the photos now to look at. Marina has travelled to this event and took the photos, thanks Marina, and let's see what she has got!
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