1 Russian Athlete Travelled to top of the Mountain with a Barbell

Russian Athlete Travelled to top of the Mountain with a Barbell

A Russian bodybuilder has travelled to the top of the highest mountain in Europe and Russia - Mount Elbrus. He didn't travel alone. He took his favorite 75 kilo (or around 150 lbs) barbell together with him on his
shoulders. It took him eight days to reach the height of 5,642 meters (18,510 feet)! He got severely burned and was tired but still went forward and on September 6th he reached his goal. A few photos are inside.
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10 Jewish People Coming to Ukraine to Celebrate New Year

Jewish People Coming to Ukraine to Celebrate New Year

In some branch of the Jewish religion there is a tradition to come to the Ukrainian town of Uman to celebrate the New Year. So each year tens of thousands of the believers arrive. They probably even did it during Soviet times, when the
borders were locked, but now, when Ukraine is a separate state and there are no limits on travel, each year more and more people come to celebrate. One of our favorite bloggers, Ilya, has travelled there and taken some photos!
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Dont Go thru Tons of Pages Get Subscription Free or Paid

Hey, if you are tired of clicking a lot of
pages for the pictures - reminder - just
subscribe or ask for a free subscription here. Already hundreds of people have received their paid or free subscription and there is really no need to torture yourself with the pages. It was made for the people who don't visit the site regularly, but if you are a regular member, just get your subscription! Either paid or free - whichever is easier for you. Read more...

9 Forgotten Town of Gudym

Forgotten Town of Gudym

Gudym is a lost town on Chukotka Russia. Chukotka is a peninsula close to Alaska, just 90 km across the Bering straight from the USA. There are not many points of interest on Chukotka, says Evgenij, the photographer, and many people come to Chukotka to see
the abandoned Soviet town of Gudym. There are already multiple urban legends about the town and its vast underground buildings.  Russian people often get the feeling of loss of greatness of Soviet Times. Let's see what Gudym is all about.
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0 Soviet Cats in Zero Gravity

Soviet Cats in Zero Gravity

According to this video, Soviet researchers were very fond of using cats in their experiments before sending people into space.
The documentary video footage shows lab cats in zero gravity during their research in the 1960s or even in the 1950s.

18 Russian 84 year old actor Married 24 year old girl

Russian 84 year old actor Married 24 year old girl

Eighty year old Russian actor, Ivan Krasko, recently married a twenty four year old girl in St. Petersburg. The girl, Natasha, used to be his student. It's the fourth marriage for Ivan and
the first for Natasha. They hired a cabrio to ride around the city after the marriage and then went to Ivan's villa. Inside are some more photos including their lovely kiss.
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6 Ukraine American Military Drill September 2015

Ukraine American Military Drill September 2015

These days in Ukraine they say there is a military drill taking place. It's a joint forces drill of the Ukraine and American
armies, conducted according to NATO standards. Ships, tanks, HUMVEEs etc are there. Take a look, it's a short posting.
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3 Russian MiGs 31 on Sokol Airbase

Russian MiGs 31 on Sokol Airbase

A few shots of awesome Russian MiG-31s on the Russian airbase of Sokol, near Perm city. Ruslan, who took the photos
says that this is not an airplane, this is a complex force that can reach and punish anyone at any altitude.
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9 Newest Russian Weapons in Action in Weapons Expo 2015

Newest Russian Weapons in Action in Weapons Expo 2015

Recently in Nizhny Tagil there was the Arms Expo 2015. The most advanced and the newest Russian weapons are taken there for display and to gain interest from foreign buyers who visit this expo each year, and this year is not an exception! This time it's the tenth exhibition - more and more people attend each year - this year there were over 20,000 people
visiting from all over the world. They sell everything here, from tanks to uniforms, from gas and fuels to first aid kits - anything you need to equip a modern army. Sixty five counties have sent their buyers to see the newest weapon products and make contracts. Let's see what they saw, thanks to Ilya who went there and took the photos!
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1 International Army Orchestras March thru the Red Square

International Army Orchestras March thru the Red Square

Marina, one of the best everyday photographers in Russia that I have met so far, has come out again with a cool photo set of the Russian Army Orchestras festival on the Red Square taken at night. Be prepared to see a lot of trained musicians doing all sorts of crazy things in this post,
including throwing their rifles in the air while playing music. You will be able to witness army orchestras in their original national uniform from plenty of countries, like Greece, Pakistan, Russia, Belarus, Belgium, Ireland and many more, even Mexico! Thanks goes to Marina!
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