0 Abandoned Country: Photos of Abandoned Objects and Vehicles of USSR

Abandoned Country: Photos of Abandoned Objects and Vehicles of USSR

The heritage of the Soviet Union, results of USSR collapse or just some criminal neglect. Abandoned factories, military regiments, and even space ships. Country that doesn't exist anymore, objects frozen in time. Just a few photos to get an
idea of the big sad picture. Starting with a "DUGA" radio radar station in Pripyat Ukraine, that was finished in 1985 just one year before Chernobyl accident. It was used for early detection of ballistic missile launches.
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2 Russian Clothes and Every Day Life in Late 19th Century

Russian Clothes and Every Day Life in Late 19th Century

Here you will find old photos showing clothes and everyday life of Russian village. The photos made in late
19th and early 20th century. They very nicely reflect life at that time in Russia, let's take a look.
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1 Charging a phone in Russian army

Charging a phone in Russian army

Since recently Russian army has officially allowed to own mobile phones for the soldiers. That was great new for them, especially for the soldiers that serve their compulsory draft service. They can use phones
one day a week - on Sunday. But since army was not equipped with enough outlets for all those chargers such constructs appear everywhere where soldiers live. Let's take a look at some more:
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1 Soviet Black Sea resort Sochi in 1988

Soviet Black Sea resort Sochi in 1988

Sochi was (is) a Russian and Soviet most popular resort city. It's located in sub-tropical climate making it stand out in all Russia. During USSR era when people couldn't leave the country for the warm resorts of other countries
they had to come to the Black Sea towns like Sochi so it was really, really crowded. In 1988 a Belgium photographer visited the place and took some awesome black and white photos of the place. Let's take a look:
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5 Never Seen Before Photos of Interiors of Newest Russian ARMATA Tank

Never Seen Before Photos of Interiors of Newest Russian ARMATA Tank

Russian ARMATA tank is the newest Russian tank. Only exterior photos were published before. But now, thanks to a journalist
effort, we've got to see what it looks from inside. Just a little time ago this was a very classified material!
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2 Russian construction and design fails

Russian construction and design fails

Some of design and construction fails which are sometimes were considered to be not fakes but ingenious solutions. Like starting with this "pool"
inside a regular apartment. They used plastic film to cover everything and then just let the water flow in. Let's look inside for more.
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0 Travelling Across Russian Tundra on Japanese All-terrain Vehicle

Travelling Across Russian Tundra on Japanese All-terrain Vehicle

This Japanese all-terain vehicle is manufactured since 1970s. And it's very popular at Russian Far North. It can go wherever all other vehicles can't. Inside they are always decorated with carpets and other
decor - pretty authentic to Russian North. Russian blogger Sergey travelled on one of those and let's see how it's to travel on such a vehicle across Russian Northern Tundra (forest).
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1 Few Funny Examples of Russian Public Transportation

Few Funny Examples of Russian Public Transportation

Sometimes when you go around Russia on public transportation you can spot some
curiousities. We have collected some of those and have a posting here. Take a look!
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4 Weird Siberian Art by Natasha Yudina

Weird Siberian Art by Natasha Yudina

      Natasha Yudina is a young artist from a Siberian city Tomsk in Russia. She chooses fur and knitting over traditional canvas and brushes and in doing so she succeeds
in delivering. Her works are pretty nice and you definetaly want to see some more besides this plush-furry Lenin head she is holding on her laps. Also she is blonde.
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0 Nice photos from a “Soviet Photo” Magazine

Nice photos from a “Soviet Photo” Magazine

"Soviet Photo" was a Soviet photo (obviously) magazine. It published mainly professional photos of Soviet photographers capturing everyday life of Soviet people.  Also some
amateur photographers sometimes got luck to be published in the mag. Let's see some of the brightest photos from the history of this "Soviet Photo" magazine.
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