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1 Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

  AN-2 planes were very common in Soviet Union and were used in different spheres of life - like passenger small planes on local lines, like
farmer crop spraying airplanes, fire watcher planes etc. And here are some photos from particular small details inside of the plane.
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16 Kalashnikov Company is Going to Make an Electric Car

Kalashnikov Company is Going to Make an Electric Car

A Kalashnikov corp - the one that is responsible for AKs rifles has presented an electric car
recently. The name for the concept is CV-1 and it's based on a Soviet cult Moskvitch Kombi car.
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6 A Story of a French Spy Who Was Secretly Photographing USSR for Years

A Story of a French Spy Who Was Secretly Photographing USSR for Years

In September 1963, fifty five years ago, french citizen Julien Galeotti came to Vienna from Kiev. He was expelled from Soviet Union that day. His story became seven years before that. For the first time he arrive to USSR from Nice,
trying to look like a normal tourist and a worker of French TV. However he instantly attracted attention of KGB and was suspected to be a spy, also was nicknamed as a "The Moustache".  Here are his photos and his story.
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1 An Abandoned Steam Machine in Siberian Woods

An Abandoned Steam Machine in Siberian Woods

  A Krasnoyarsk traveller found an old British steam engine in a Siberian taiga forest. This thing is a
material proof of a gold rush that was happening on the shores of Enisey river in middle of 19th century.
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1 French Traveller in Russia in 1901-1902

French Traveller in Russia in 1901-1902

A French traveller was in Russia more than 100 years ago and made
pretty lot of photos which we gonna watch today here in this posting.
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0 Photos from Abandoned Soviet City Aralsk-7 Where Biowarfare Was Developed

Photos from Abandoned Soviet City Aralsk-7 Where Biowarfare Was Developed

On an island in a now dried Aral sea, there was a town Aralsk-7. Before 1940s it had a factory that was making foods out of fish, but later it was closed down and rebuilt into a Soviet bio warfare factory.
During 1960-1980s the population of a town surrounding the factory (and also a bio warfare drill site) was around 1500. Now stays abandoned, here are some photos by Kirgiz photographer Nematov:
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14 A Restored Chevrolet Impala in Moscow Russia

A Restored Chevrolet Impala in Moscow Russia

This old Chevy has a rich history. It was brought to Russia back in Soviet times by a Belgian diplomat. Then it was discarded and stayed
somewhere in Moscow suburbs for years. Then, bought back in 2008 and then meticiously restored back to life. And here how it was:
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8 Some Smile Provoking Moments from Russian Army, New Collection

Some Smile Provoking Moments from Russian Army, New Collection

Here is a new collection of photos of life in army, some of them are sort of
provoking a smile, proving that the life there isn't always dull and serious.
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4 Russian Girl Uses Make Up to Turn Into Celebrities

Russian Girl Uses Make Up to Turn Into Celebrities

The girl you see (on the left) is a normal Russian student girl from Omsk, her name is Alice. However in her free time she is fond of
changing her face into some well known celebrities with the help of make up. Some of her works can surprise you, really.
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3 Russia in 1990s on the photos of Sergei Kiselev

Russia in 1990s on the photos of Sergei Kiselev

Russian photographer Sergei Kiselev had his own gloomy view of the country in the 1990s, rubicon years - turning times from
"communism to capitalism". That's why all of his photos were made in black in white and here they are for your viewing pleasure:
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