6 Tactical Flight Training Of Su-25SM Aircraft

Tactical Flight Training Of Su-25SM Aircraft

These are pictures of the recent tactical flight training of attack aircraft held at the air base "Chernigovka" in Primorye (Far East of Russia). By now Su-25 are the only planes able to carry
the highly powerful complex of armament for destruction of ground and air targets (air bombs, aircraft guns, free flight air-to-ground missiles and guided air-to-air missiles.
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2 Roads of Chukotka

Roads of Chukotka

Blogger sergeydolya has been recently to Chukotka (cold region in the Russian Far East) and prepared some interesting materials to his readers. One of them is all about roads. Blogger did not see asphalted ones at all (few
only in a settlement of Pevek). It's a land of washed out roads and paths. It's kinda tough but people never complain. They take the situation for granted. Just like adverse weather they cannot change.
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1 Achievements of the Soviet Car Industry, 1974

Achievements of the Soviet Car Industry, 1974

It's a set of images taken at the auto exhibition in October 1974. It was held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Soviet car industry (starting from the date of AMO-F-15 trucks production on
November 7th, 1942 in Moscow). The exhibition took place in November-October 1974 in Moscow. Look, what they had achieved by then. On the image above is flat body truck ZiL-131.
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28 Night of Demolition in Moscow: Over One Hundred Shops Destroyed Overnight!

Night of Demolition in Moscow: Over One Hundred Shops Destroyed Overnight!

This night over one hundred shops were demolished in Moscow. Moscow people woke up in completely different looking cities - a lot of their favorite shops are destroyed. The reason is simple,  not having their property papers in order.  Never before have Moscow authorities demolished so many shops at once. Usually they did it one by one after the
court order. But now they can demolish them at will - no more court orders are needed due to the new law. Thanks to this they destroyed over one hundred stores this night - different size from small ones to really huge ones. Let's see in detail, thanks to cool Russian blogger Ilya who took an effort to photograph the operation:
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7 Secret Lunar Station Abandoned Today

Secret Lunar Station Abandoned Today

This must be one of the coolest, most unusual and least visited abandoned places of the Crimea. Blogger aquatek-filips, the author of these photos himself, got
there by chance but he didn't regret at all. The lunar station that used to be secret is decaying now and obviously its time is almost over.
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6 This Camp Could Be a Good Place For Children

This Camp Could Be a Good Place For Children

Just some pictures of another abandoned camp in the Moscow region under the cover of autumn leaves. Dear Yura Gagarin, how could
it happen that such a place turned out to be unneeded? Why do people give up so easily what they once valued so much ?
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4 Are They Really About to Drop the Dog From Helicopter?

Are They Really About to Drop the Dog From Helicopter?

Look at these cute dewy-eyed creature. What is it doing here, in such an unfriendly place? Those ropes and heavy boots... Is the dog getting in trouble? It will
really be put to a serious test, and for any unprepared doggie it would be a catastrophe and a lifetime psychological trauma, but not for this one...
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0 Royal Park And Palace Complex of Oranienbaum

Royal Park And Palace Complex of Oranienbaum

Lomonosov is a municipality located near St. Petersburg, on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland. Until 1948 it was named Oranienbaum. This small town is primarily interesting for its park and palace
complex, the Russian royal residence is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and it has the same name - Oranienbaum.  Have a look and see what was it like many years ago.
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0 Four Big Cooling Towers That Could Be Used Today

Four Big Cooling Towers That Could Be Used Today

Bloggers seleste-rusa and gon1969 had an exploratory trip to Novokuibyshevsk city of Russia, that included twelve must-visit places. One of them was the site of an abandoned thermal power plant and its big impressive cooling towers, whose
construction had never been finished. They found four of them: one has its top almost destroyed. All containers are filled with frozen water. It's not safe to be there, but the bloggers took the risk for these photos.
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18 Another Tactical Drill of Russian Marines

Another Tactical Drill of Russian Marines

Marines of the Pacific Fleet had a tactical landing operation drill at the Klerk ground field in the South Primorye (Far East of Russia).  Over a thousand soldiers participated. They used over 80 units of military and special equipment, about ten combat and service ships, aircraft and
helicopters (Su-24, Mi-28)... The tasks of the drill were breaking through the enemy anti-airborne defence, simultaneous striking of forces on the sea, in the air and on the shore, also creating coastal bridge-heads. Gunners participated in the drill as well.
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