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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18 Syrians Laugh about Russian Military Power

Syrians Laugh about Russian Military Power

After months of helpful efforts for the glorious Red Army in the Middle
East, Syrian brothers make such videos? How cool is this, Assad?!

10 Flying Spaghetti Monster Church in Moscow

Flying Spaghetti Monster Church in Moscow

A few photos from the first in the world (?) or the first in Europe (??) or maybe just the first in Russia, flying spaghetti monster, or Pastafarianism, church.
The one whose adepts take a photo with mesh colanders on their heads for driving licenses, and the ones who say "Ramen!" instead of "Amen". Take a look.
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4 Kazakhstanian Mercedes to Rolls Royce Shop

Kazakhstanian Mercedes to Rolls Royce Shop

Got an old Mercedes? Want a new Rolls Royce? This Kazakhstani shop makes it possible. Like the shops in Russia which convert old S-Klasse Mercedes to new S-Klasse, these
people also make dreams happen - they convert even older Mercedes into nice looking Rolls Royces. Here are a few photos so you can appreciate the process:
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This is a set of previously unpublished photos from the Russian pioneer of Space Exploration, "Kapustin Yar" launch site. The first launches occurred here as early as in 1947 and because almost 70 years have passed, the chief commanders allowed us to publish the photos of the first Soviet missiles right in their "natural habitat". Take a look!

4 Russian space exploration pioneer photos declassified

Russian space exploration pioneer photos declassified

This is a set of previously unpublished photos from the Russian pioneer of Space Exploration, "Kapustin Yar" launch site. The first launches occurred here as early as in 1947 and
because almost 70 years have passed, the chief commanders allowed us to publish the photos of the first Soviet missiles right in their "natural habitat". Take a look!
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3 Posh gypsie village in Moldavia

Posh gypsie village in Moldavia

That's not some theme park of any sort. Not a museum. This is the so called "Gypsy Capital" - a village in Moldova where the majority of the population are gypsies
and they try their best to show off. And it looks like they have succeeded, just look at this St. Peter's cathedral in the middle of nowhere. More inside.
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6 Ukrainian “anti-terrorist operation” museum in Dnepropetrovsk

Ukrainian “anti-terrorist operation” museum in Dnepropetrovsk

Ukrainian city Dnepropetrovsk hosts a "museum for counter terrorist operation" - by this name in Ukraine goes the recent war they were
having in 2014-2015. Officially, the war is not over yet, however museum is intact already. Take a look on some photos here.
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14 Russian Colorized Photos of 1900-1955

Russian Colorized Photos of 1900-1955

Some enthusiasts indulge in colorzing old Russian photos. Here we have a collection of the best such works for the photos in the period of 1900 till 1955. Different eras,
different people but the effect of colorization make them much closer to us. It's real magic how adding color makes the photos truly alive. Check it out!
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7 Russian City Noyabrsk Today May 16 2016

Russian City Noyabrsk Today May 16 2016

Just if someone asks you "How is it to live in Russia?" you can show him these pics. Just another sunny day in Russia: any day in May you can get a snow
outside like this if you live in for example Noyabrsk city. You have to go and find your old shovel to dig out your car before going to work.
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1 Cars Protected from Hail Storm in Stavropol Russia

Cars Protected from Hail Storm in Stavropol Russia

People of Stavropol, Russia have got a hail storm recently. Many car owners got their cars damaged. Lesson was learned. Now, another storm is forecasted and in
anticipation of ice pieces falling from skies the motorists take the precaution measures in advance. Some of those are pretty hilarious, take a look:
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