1 Story of Two Good Samaritans Who Saved a Fellow Driver

Story of Two Good Samaritans Who Saved a Fellow Driver

So this story makes you believe in humanity again. Like, two Russian men were getting home thru a very low traffic remote road at
-35 C outside. Then, when it was almost getting dark, they saw a Toyota SUV standing on a road side with one wheel missing.
Read more...

4 First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army Camp at Extreme -40 C

This is a first try army commanders decided to move an army regiment from one region to another at extreme -40 C and
place them not in regular warm barracks but in temporary camping dwellings. Here is how they managed to do this:
Read more...

2 Mysterios Stone Balls of Saratov

Mysterios Stone Balls of Saratov

Before the New Year started a lot of photos like this appeared in social media of a huge stone balls wandering freely
pushed by winds or by other causes on the streets of Saratov city. A few days after the mystery got resolved:
Read more...

0 Russian Billionaire Granddaughter Wedding in London, Paid Guests Include Elton John, Mariah Carey etc

Russian Billionaire Granddaughter Wedding in London, Paid Guests Include Elton John, Mariah Carey etc

So another Russian billionaire has been having fun times in London last week. This time it was a wedding of a 19 year old grand daughter of Russian billionaire. Her rich grand dad hired A-class top world celebrities to sing and perform at her
wedding, names included Elton John, Mariah Carey, Antonio Banderas and some more. They say each of those stars get paid minimum of $1,000,000 to appear and perform on event like this, but it didn't stop him. Some photos inside.  
Read more...

1 Photos of a Boeing 747 Crashed on a Village in Kirgizia Today Killing its Inhabitants

Photos of a Boeing 747 Crashed on a Village in Kirgizia Today Killing its Inhabitants

Here are the first photos of a Boeing 747 plane crashing into a village in Kirgizia today, January
16 in the morning. Over 32 people living in this village died as a result of this crash.
Read more...

1 Awesome Photos of Moscow Above and Below the Clouds

Awesome Photos of Moscow Above and Below the Clouds

Such weather you have only a few times a year when after the extreme cold a warm air arrives from South.  At this moment magic happens but you can't see it from the
ground, you need to get bit higher to see all this, for example like this photographer did, you can climb an Ostankinskaia television tower. See awesome photos!
Read more...
Яковлев Андрей Алексеевич  (Россия, 1934-2012) «Быть в тайге городам» 1985
1 Visual Arts of the USSR. ” Old Road motive …”

Visual Arts of the USSR. ” Old Road motive …”

Yakovlev Andrey (Russia, 1934-2012)
"There will be cities in Taiga" 1985
Read more...
0_f6e7d_7639e52e_X5L
1 Visual Arts of the USSR. Aviation …

Visual Arts of the USSR. Aviation …

I congratulate us with the Day of Air Fleet There are a lot of pictures as always, so I arbitrary and transparently
divided them into civil and military fleet: Sytov Alexander Kapitonovich (Russia, 1957), "Small aviation" 1986
Read more...

3 Space Museum Part 2.

Space Museum Part 2.

We continue the tour. Today, we’ll l watch the story of space that I saw personally and remember how it was. We start of course
from the station "Mir". Layout of "Mir" station. In addition to this layout there is a layout in 1:1 scale...
Read more...

6 In The Valleys of Death: The Top 5 Russian Ghost Towns

In The Valleys of Death: The Top 5 Russian Ghost Towns

In the 1930s in the Soviet Union an active development of natural resources of the north began. Among the gray snow of tundra and walking reindeer coal, tin, gold, nickel, oil and molybdenum were extracted from the earth. A little later, the military joined a bearded geologists and miners: these little adapted areas were suitable for defense from attacks of probable enemy. After the collapse of the Soviet Union a lot of northern businesses and a significant number of military bases became unnecessary for the government. Along with the slaughters, shops and airfields towns in which their employees lived became abandoned. Iultin, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug In the mid-1930 s industrialization came to the Land of the Soviets. In different parts of the state at the same time they were built hundreds of large industrial enterprises. Most of the new industrial giants needed relevant raw material base – there weren’t enough of
old resources found in the times of the Russian Empire, and many valuable minerals were not mined. Meanwhile, in the face of the deteriorating of international relations, when everything showed the coming of world war, development of new deposits becomes a matter of strategic importance. In search of the desired "Klondike" by party and Comrade Stalin personally geologists climbed into the most inaccessible places. In 1937, in the north-west of Chukotka they found large reserves of tin, molybdenum, tungsten, lead. The nearby Mountain is called Iultin, the deposit and the village near it had the same name. Construction was made by prisoners, and the scale of development was such that, in addition to the settlement of miners, at the same time on the shore of the Bering Sea was built port for export production and a 200-kilometer road between them.
Read more...

  • Popular: