1 Russian and Chinese Jets Flying at ARMY-2018 Expo Forum

Russian and Chinese Jets Flying at ARMY-2018 Expo Forum

Russian photographer, Marina Listseva, went last Sunday to see jets flying at the
Russian ARMY-2018 expo forum. These are the photos she managed to take there:
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5 Water of Gulf of Finland Near Petersburg is Now Emerald

Water of Gulf of Finland Near Petersburg is Now Emerald

The waters of the Gulf of Finland turned green near St.Petersburg, Russia. They say it is because of the algae and the abnormally high temperature of
the air and water this year. Like, if your pool gets warm and no chlorine is added, it becomes infested with green algae like this, too.
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8 How Russian Oil Field on Artificial Islands Looks Like from Above

How Russian Oil Field on Artificial Islands Looks Like from Above

Those little islands are called "bushes". There are oil pumps placed on them. This is a Samotlor oil field near Nizhnevartovsk. The oil deposits
are on the bottom of the lake and swamp so there are many artificial islands made on which they drill the well and put an oil pump.
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3 Color Photos of 1907-1911 Altai Mountains of Russia

Color Photos of 1907-1911 Altai Mountains of Russia

The man, the photographer - Sergei Borisov, was born into a "slave" family. Until 1861, slavery was legal in Russia in the form of serfdom. He was forced to work since an early age, until later he was freed and moved away to Barnaul where he found his
passion in photography and opened his own photo studio. As time passed by, it became the biggest and most popular studio in town, so he had enough money to go on a trip to the Altai mountains and he brought back over 1500 photos from there.
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6 26,000 Different Weapons on Display at Army 2018 Russian Armaments Expo

26,000 Different Weapons on Display at Army 2018 Russian Armaments Expo

These days, near Moscow, there is an "ARMY-2018" expo show going on. It is the fourth time in a row that it has
been held here. Marina, the photographer, went there and took some unique photos from the closed show.
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5 Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

Vintage photographs of St.Petersburg (it was called Leningrad at that time) in 1924, the year when Lenin
died. The pictures are in high resolution, you can click and browse them with arrows in a larger size.
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2 Photos of German Tourist Visiting Russia in 1992

Photos of German Tourist Visiting Russia in 1992

Just a couple of photos taken by a German man who travelled to Russia in 1992
and took some photographs. This was a very different Russia than now.
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12 The Longest House in the World is from Ukraine: Over 3700 Meter Long

The Longest House in the World is from Ukraine: Over 3700 Meter Long

This is the longest house in ex-USSR, Europe and in the World too - at least that's what they
say in the records book. This is a residential complex in the Ukrainian city of Lutsk.
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1 How Russian Atomic Icebreaker Works

How Russian Atomic Icebreaker Works

Basically, an atomic icebreaker is a steamship. The atomic reactor heats up the water, then steam is created and rotates turbines
which activate electric generators which produce electricity for electric engines which rotate three huge propellers.
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0 Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150

Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150

A group of enthusiasts restored a 1960's
Soviet cargo scooter "Vyatka MG-150".
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