1 Inside of Russian Newest Spaceport: Cosmodrome Vostochny

Inside of Russian Newest Spaceport: Cosmodrome Vostochny

There are over 500 buildings and structures on the 700 km2 territory of cosmodrome "Vostochny". Space objects are mainly located in two areas - technical and lauch
complexes. The area of the technical complex is comparable with ten football fields! Today we are going to visit an assembly and testing facility of the cosmodrome.
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14 War and Peace in Grozny Chechnya

War and Peace in Grozny Chechnya

This publication will show you the capital of the Chechen Republic, the city of Grozny, before, after, at the time of the war and in our days. Grozny has had a long way to its prosperity.. On the image above:
"Russian Federation. Chechen Republic" - as you can see the sign is seriously destroyed and it's actually why the war was inflamed - what did they wish to achieve? Check it out on the next image...
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1 School of Russian Military Divers

School of Russian Military Divers

This time we invite you to the naval school in Saint Petersburg and see how Russian military divers polish up their skills, what equipment they use and what tasks they
solve. On the picture above you can see a diver wearing helmet SuperLite 27 designed in 1992. It has a unique collar and an extremely small inside.
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3 Cool Bday Present: SU 100 Tank Destroyer Cat House

Cool Bday Present: SU 100 Tank Destroyer Cat House

When your hands are growing from the right place and you can boast of creativity, your friends and relatives may expect really cool presents. Thus, one guy on his
birthday has received a great SU100 "Tank Destroyer" cathouse from his brother. Trace the process of its creation with these photos. Only in Russia.
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12 Self Propelled Mortar Tulpan vs Toyota Camry

Self Propelled Mortar Tulpan vs Toyota Camry

  Interesting accident has happened in one of Russian cities. As witnesses report a road conflict arised between Toyota Camry driver and a soldier driving 2S4 "Tyulpan" ("Tulip") self
propelled mortar. Then Camry driver as said didn't want to yield to the soldier, then soldier just ran over the Toyota on his 27-ton tank. A couple more photos inside.
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12 Su-27 Plane on Exhibition in Moscow

Su-27 Plane on Exhibition in Moscow

Last year they have put a SU-27 on display near VDNH Exhibition in Moscow city. Next time you be in Moscow you might want
to take a look in person, it's a very nice looking army-themed monument. Here are few pics thanks to blogger Said:
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5 Old Soviet Civil Defense Book

Old Soviet Civil Defense Book

Here is an old Soviet civil defense book. Books like this were used to raise awareness of
sudden attack performed on Soviet Union in masses. Like, what to do if nuclear bomb drops.
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6 Soviet Traffic Controllers on the Streets of Europe

Soviet Traffic Controllers on the Streets of Europe

After Russian army entered Europe in 1944-45 they have started putting their traffic controllers on the crossroads of the main European cities. Same thing was done by Nazi commanders a few years
before - they have installed the German language road signs all over the Europe and conquered part of Russia, now this time the road signs were in Russian. Let's see how it was.
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0 Russian Strategic Bombers Tu-22m3 on a March

Russian Strategic Bombers Tu-22m3 on a March

These machines are rare target for the airplane spotters and it was a big luck, says Svetlana, the author of the photos, that they got them. One of the most nice looking Russian planes, the strategic
TU-22M3s were on a march from Novosibirsk, Russia to Tajikistan where they were invited in Russia-Tajikistan drill near the Afghanistan border. Let's see them up close, thanks to Svetlana:
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6 Fighting for Ukraine

Fighting for Ukraine

"Hey, guys, what are you fighting for?" "Because of Ukraine!". "But you are Russian guys, why do you fight for Ukraine?" Even the lowest "spheres"
of society have a quarrel on the subject of Ukraine. By the way it was filmed in Norilsk - "the most polluted city on the Earth".

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