0 Unique White Tiger Cubs Were Born in Crimea

Unique White Tiger Cubs Were Born in Crimea

Four days ago four white tiger cubs were born. Those are unique animals, very rare in wild nature. Because of their color its harder for
them to survive and to hunt. Not more than 300 of those animals exist in the world, six of them live in this park in Crimea.
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3 Great Ukrainian Wall

Great Ukrainian Wall

After a few years ago Ukraine decided to build a wall on Russian border. Previously there was no border and people could snoop here and there between two states. They
wanted to build a full-time wall, like the Israel is having with Palestine but it turned out most of the funds were stolen in process so they got a fence.
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7 Rare Soviet LADA 2109 Time Capsule

Rare Soviet LADA 2109 Time Capsule

Man has got inherited an absolutely new Soviet LADA Sputnik 2109 car. It has only 49 km on it, still in factory packaging on the seats, was stored in a garage.
Looks like his grandfather has never used it. And this was the most "luxury" car late Soviet people dreamed off. Even some Russian songs mention it.
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7 Why Did Soviet Most Nice Looking Van Fail

Why Did Soviet Most Nice Looking Van Fail

This Russian car, the passenger van, was enchanting many Russian people when it appeared in a cult Soviet movie about Shurik. Soviet
people were arguing if its Soviet creation or an imported luxury. Some even thought this was a self-made car. But it wasn't.
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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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1 Foreginer visits Kiev and Odessa in 1968

Foreginer visits Kiev and Odessa in 1968

Another set from another foreigner who visited "closed" country Soviet Union in 1968. His main cities of focus were Kiev and Odessa which are Ukraine now, but at
time it was a pretty much Russian cities as any other city in USSR. Take a look, some atmospheric photos, and which is nice they are in full color.
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2 Soviet Ukraine: Photos of City of Kherson in Different Years

Soviet Ukraine: Photos of City of Kherson in Different Years

Russian Queen Ekaterina has founded Kherson as a fortress and shipbuilding dock in 1778. It was first ever Russian Black Sea Navy base. Soviet power over Kherson was established in 1920 after a short Russian Civil War.
 Biggest population of Kherson ever  - 365,000 people - was in 1989, right before the USSR collapse. Then it became a part of a independent Ukraine. Let's see some photos of the place during the Soviet reign:
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6 Two Ukrainian ladies tried to smuggle huge antiaircraft gun into Poland

Two Ukrainian ladies tried to smuggle huge antiaircraft gun into Poland

Yesteday it was announced that European Parliament approved visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizen. Same day a report of two Ukrainian ladies trying to smuggle anti-aircraft
gun from Ukraine to Poland appeared in social networks. Two unconnected facts but were looking nice in the news feed. Let's see what they tried to smuggle and how:
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4 Very Powerful Super Athlete Girl Who Could Do Crazy Tricks Now Retired and Gave Up

Very Powerful Super Athlete Girl Who Could Do Crazy Tricks Now Retired and Gave Up

When this girl was fourteen she was already lifting ten men. She was born in the family of a circus athlete in Ukraine. Neighbours tried to accuse her father in
child abuse - he was forcing her to lift the barbell and more. The anonymous witnesses reported to police, court hearings were lasting over 12 years.
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11 A Sad Story of Yuri Gagarin Soviet Greatest Science Ship Beloved by Millions Betrayed by Ukraine

A Sad Story of Yuri Gagarin Soviet Greatest Science Ship Beloved by Millions Betrayed by Ukraine

Yuri Gagarin was a Soviet science flagship. Was built in Leningrad in 1971. It's 231 m long, and 32 m wide. Main engine has 14 000 kWt power. The crew is 136 people and also 220 scientists can travel and do their work. It has 1250 rooms, including 86 science labs. It was built to be able to communicate via satellites with all top important things in Russia.  It had served variety of tasks. Most mind blowing is to come to Pacific and track Soviet missiles that were fired
from USSR to the middle of nowhere in Pacific. Also to support communication with Soviet space objects - MIR station, Soyuz spaceships etc., when the coverage from on ground stations is poor it could go to any place in ocean and stay there linking Earth with space. It has 75 antennas, including two huge 25 m sat dishes. It could support itself autonomously in ocean for over than 120 days. Main Ocean was the Atlantic Ocean. Let's see more:
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