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2 Russian ZIL Batmobile Cars Arrive to Crimea

Russian ZIL Batmobile Cars Arrive to Crimea

Those cars were christened as "Batmobile" by youtube viewers as soon as they first appeared some time ago. Their official name was first chosen as a
"Chastener" but later renamed to "Falkatus". A few of those Batmobiles arrived to Crimea to take part in FSB operation or drill there.
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3 Belarussian Company Started to Make Wooden Bicycles

Belarussian Company Started to Make Wooden Bicycles

Wooden sunglasses, wooden phone cases, looks like demand for everything wooden rose these days. And now this
Belarus company started making wooden bicycles. Let's see what those are about and how they look like.
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3 Most Expensive Yachts of Russian Billionaires

Most Expensive Yachts of Russian Billionaires

Here is a collection of most expensive yachts of Russian billionaires. And first of all here is the most expensive among Russian yachts - "Eclipse". It belongs to Roman Abramovitch. This thing is very expensive and huge. It's 162.5 meter (500 feet) long. They say it costed him $1.2 billion! It has a SPA centre, carries
helicopter and has a full size pool. And it maintenance is expensive. For example just one fill up of the tank worth $600,000!    For this reason he rents his yacht away to cover up some of the expenses. Also "Eclipse" yacht got it's own personal mini-submarine. Let's see some more of those:
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1 Russian Gaz-21 Volga Time Capsule

Russian Gaz-21 Volga Time Capsule

Gaz-21 Volga car was a symbol of luxury in 1950-1960s in USSR. Very expensive, hard to get, the car that was used by part officials and rich farmers of Georgia alike was attracting sights on the streets. Pity but not many of those survived till now.
However this time guy got lucky - guy discovered a fully untouched car with just around 20,000 km on it. The paint is still shiny and bright as it was sheltered in a garage. No corrosive spots, clean interior, let's take a look!
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7 Russian latest ice-breaker Novorossiysk

Russian latest ice-breaker Novorossiysk

This is the Russian latest Arctic ice breaker "Novorossiysk". It was exhibited during last Arctic Forum Expo in Russia and
Oleg, the photographer, got chance to visit it and made some photos inside and outside. Let's take a look.
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2 Victory Day Air Show Rehearsal 2017

Victory Day Air Show Rehearsal 2017

On May 9th, 2017 there would be an annual "Victory Day" parade in Moscow and the air show is big part of it. Here
Russian blogger Marina went to see how they rehearse for the event. A chance to see nice show up close:
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2 Abandoned Country: Photos of Abandoned Objects and Vehicles of USSR

Abandoned Country: Photos of Abandoned Objects and Vehicles of USSR

The heritage of the Soviet Union, results of USSR collapse or just some criminal neglect. Abandoned factories, military regiments, and even space ships. Country that doesn't exist anymore, objects frozen in time. Just a few photos to get an
idea of the big sad picture. Starting with a "DUGA" radio radar station in Pripyat Ukraine, that was finished in 1985 just one year before Chernobyl accident. It was used for early detection of ballistic missile launches.
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10 Never Seen Before Photos of Interiors of Newest Russian ARMATA Tank

Never Seen Before Photos of Interiors of Newest Russian ARMATA Tank

Russian ARMATA tank is the newest Russian tank. Only exterior photos were published before. But now, thanks to a journalist
effort, we've got to see what it looks from inside. Just a little time ago this was a very classified material!
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2 All Cosmonauts of USSR: Their Photos and Little Stories

All Cosmonauts of USSR: Their Photos and Little Stories

Since we are doing "Cosmonautics Day" today, here is another posting. Here is a set of Soviet postcards showing
all Soviet cosmonauts. Each postcard has a photo of a cosmonaut and his small story. Let's see, nice set.
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5 Ruins of Cosmic Civilization: Fully Intact Abandoned Little Known Soviet Space Shuttles on Baikonur Launch Site

Ruins of Cosmic Civilization: Fully Intact Abandoned Little Known Soviet Space Shuttles on Baikonur Launch Site

Today Russia celebrates the official "Cosmonautics Day" - space topic is all over screens today and even president Putin went to see new Russian movie about a space exploration. However, there is a page of history of USSR and now Russia which is pretty much sad and shows that the progress of space exploration in Russia doesn't advance now. Baikonur is a huge space launching
site. It was built and used by USSR but now is left in Kazakhstan. On it's territory there is a huge hangar where two artefacts of Soviet space legacy remains. They stay here for over twenty years behind the close doors and are covered with thick layer of dust. Russian blogger Ralph went there and now we have the pictures here, let's see:
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