2 Weird Photos from Russian Gas Stations

Weird Photos from Russian Gas Stations

A few photos of the times things didn't
go as expected at Russian gas stations.
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5 Funny photos from Russia New Part

Funny photos from Russia New Part

A new edition of "Only
in Russia" stuff.
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14 Troubled Fate of Moscow Car Sharing

Troubled Fate of Moscow Car Sharing

Carsharing or car sharing (AU, NZ, CA, & US) or car clubs (UK) is a type of car rental where people rent cars for short periods of time, often by the hour. They are attractive to customers who make only occasional use of a vehicle, as well as others who would like occasional access to a vehicle of a different type than the type they use day-to-day. The organization renting the cars may be a commercial business or the users
may be organized as a company, public agency, cooperative, or ad hoc grouping. Carsharing is part of a larger trend of shared mobility. Shared mobility includes all modes of travel that offer short-term access to transportation on an as-needed basis either for personal transportation or goods delivery. However, in Moscow people think it's a source for free car parts, too. Here are some photos.
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5 Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced

Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced

People admire the rise of electric cars these days. The Tesla Model S is said to be revolutionary and to have changed the way electric cars are
marketed and accepted in the world. Every brand is trying to come up with its own electric car. However, LADA had one back in 1980s.
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1 Photos of Peasant Life in Russian Empire

Photos of Peasant Life in Russian Empire

Some people these days dream they could live in different times, for example during the time of the Russian Empire, imaging themselves being counts, dukes or some other kind of
"nobility". However, over 80% of the Russian Empire's population were peasants, and here are some photos of their life.  The first photo above is a peasant's house in 1860.
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3 Soviet Restored GAZ-69  Vehicle

Soviet Restored GAZ-69 Vehicle

According to the photographer, when he bought this car it couldn't even move on its own. So
the car was totally disassembled, including transmissions, engine and other large parts.
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5 Vintage Pedal Cars of Soviet kids

Vintage Pedal Cars of Soviet kids

Now they don't make them anymore. They don't even make ones relatively similar to them. As an alternative you can get a plastic car or the maximum cool stuff now is an electric toy car that you can drive, which is also mostly made of plastic. However, sometime
before that they were making real metal toy cars that kids could drive by pedalling them. They were relatively hard to break and were often passed from father to son.  Some of them have survived until our days. Here is a collection of them.
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3 Russian Artists Draw War in Syria

Russian Artists Draw War in Syria

Near the exposition of shot down Syrian militants drones the Russian army also has a display of so called "Studio of Military Artists". The pieces are devoted to the Russia army operations
in Syria. Here are some examples of the pictures, photos taken by Twower. The first one above is called "preparing airplane for combat strike at Khmeimim airbase in Syria"
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0 Archive Photos of World War 2 By Alexander Kapustyanski

Archive Photos of World War 2 By Alexander Kapustyanski

Alexandr Kapustianski travelled through Russia and Europe during WW2 together with the army.
He participated in the siege of Berlin, too. And here are some of his best photos.
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4 Russia Army Shows Syrian Militants Shot Down drones

Russia Army Shows Syrian Militants Shot Down drones

During the ARMY-2018 expo, the Russian army made a separate booth to display seized drones, made
by Syrian militants, that were used to attack the Russian army during the battles there.
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