4 Afghan Landing Was a Trick Invented by Soviet Pilots to Land 200 Ton Planes Very Quick to Avoid Being Hit by Missiles

Afghan Landing Was a Trick Invented by Soviet Pilots to Land 200 Ton Planes Very Quick to Avoid Being Hit by Missiles

While landing, planes are very vulnerable to missile attacks from the ground. Especially when they are landing in Afghanistan. Especially during war time. Especially if those planes are huge transport IL-76 planes. So over time, Soviet pilots have developed a unique method to land their 150 ton heavy planes. They call it "An
Afghan Landing". A huge IL-76 comes to the landing strip from the opposite side, then makes a very sharp turn and... lands! Just a crazy trick for such a huge plane. Take a look at an actual Afghan landing made in Kabul, Afghanistan airport in 1989. Also inside is one more video from outside:
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3 Morning Before Parade

Morning Before Parade

Russian blogger and photographer Dmitri went to the place where no uauthorized people were allowed night before the 9th of May parade in Moscow. He saw how the
columns of tanks were formed, how the last moment preparations were made before all of the military equipment went on display to the Red Square. See it here!
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27 Weird Ukrainian tanks and armored vehicles

Weird Ukrainian tanks and armored vehicles

Please take a look at a selection of totally unique tanks and armored vehicles of Ukrainian army. During  the latest conflict that took place
recently there, the army of this country started getting those weird vehicles for some reason. Take a look pretty unique and cool.
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12 Russian rocket launched from Cosmodrome Vostochny for the first time

Russian rocket launched from Cosmodrome Vostochny for the first time

Today the rocket was launched from newly built Russian spaceport "Cosmodrome Vostochny" for
the first time. Russian airplane photographer Marina was there and made those photos.
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4 Turning One Mercedes into Another

Turning One Mercedes into Another

Company in Ukraine specializes in turning older Mercedes into newer ones. Like, many Mercedes owners want to upgrade their cars however can't afford. Especially the more costlier cars like S-class can cost tens
thousands dollars more expensive if to buy the new one and sell old one. So people on a budget can get this solution tenfold cheaper - just turn your older S-class into a brand new one. Let's see how.
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0 Russian Army Batmobile Spotted in Dagestan (photos)

Russian Army Batmobile Spotted in Dagestan (photos)

A few months ago there was a video how the army officials were presenting a huge futuristic armored army truck to the president. The car was fast named "Russian Batmobile" by Internet audience.  It seemed that it's just a cool concept and it would
pass lots of time before the actual trucks would be in the army units. However, recently some of them were spotted during "anti-terror offensive" in most Southern Russian part - Dagestan. Let's see the actual photos and a video:
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7 These Russian Giant Submarines Are Doomed to Be Scrapped

These Russian Giant Submarines Are Doomed to Be Scrapped

These huge giants are doomed. They are going to be dismantled very soon. Two of the  largest atomic submarines in the world
"Arhangelsk" and "Severstal" (named after Russian corporation) would be torn apart and scraped for metal in the near future.
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2 Camping in Chukotka, Russian Style

Camping in Chukotka, Russian Style

What is Chukotka? It is sort of Russian Alaska - separated from American one by a Bering Straight. Indigenious people of Chukotka don't need visas to travel to Alaska and have had close ties in past. It's like Alaska, very
snowy very cold land. However locals like to go camping here too. How? Thanks to Mr. Basov, a blogger from Chukotka we can now discover a Russian way to go camping in the middle of frozen nowhere. Take a look:
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7 First Rockets Arrive to Russian New Spaceport “Kosmodrom Vostochny”

First Rockets Arrive to Russian New Spaceport “Kosmodrom Vostochny”

First rockets arrived at Russian new spaceport - "Cosmodrome Vostochny". Thanks to Marina, the only blogger who got there yet, we can see what's going on there these
days! She has saw the newest Russian Soyuz-2.1a rockets, and saw how the last inspections were made before the actual launch. Let's see what she found!
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12 Su-27 Plane on Exhibition in Moscow

Su-27 Plane on Exhibition in Moscow

Last year they have put a SU-27 on display near VDNH Exhibition in Moscow city. Next time you be in Moscow you might want
to take a look in person, it's a very nice looking army-themed monument. Here are few pics thanks to blogger Said:
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