7 Russian armored vehicle “Typhoon” serving in Russian army

Russian armored vehicle “Typhoon” serving in Russian army

This armored vehicle is made on a base of KAMAZ truck. It's a pretty recent addition to Russian army - first units started arriving into
regiments only in 2014. So not much photos of it still exist and here are some from different parts of Russia. Also a video inside.
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2 A few photos from Russian abandoned factory

A few photos from Russian abandoned factory

A few photos from another abandoned factory in Russia. Some bloggers, like this Sunjedy, are fond of penetrating such abandoned
object to take some nice photos but rarely share the name of the object or its location. So all we have are just photos.
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4 Two Million People Formed a Live Chain 600 Km Long to Protest Against USSR in 1989

Two Million People Formed a Live Chain 600 Km Long to Protest Against USSR in 1989

      "Baltic way" was a political phenomena in USSR. It happened in 1989 when two million people, residents of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia lined up holding hands.
The length of their "living chain" was 600 km. They connected with living chain three capitals of Baltic countries - Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius. Let's see how it was:
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3 Battle of Staliningrad in Color [full video]

Battle of Staliningrad in Color [full video]

  Didn't know such footage exist but it is. A recently published video of battle of Staliningrad - Nazi offensive, in full
color. Gives you totally different feel than usual black and white war footage, you can almost feel it. Take a look!

3 How Chukchi people live in winter

How Chukchi people live in winter

Chukchi people were having traditional way of live for centuries. They are Northern deer herders leaving on endless plains of Russian North. However in the latest years they started using modern inventions in their daily life. Russian blogger
Basov went to a traditional shelter of Chukchis and spent some time with them. They don't stay on one place, they move from place to place as their deer herds move. So they live in temporary huts. Here is the story about them:
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5 Huge Abandoned Underground Hiding Place for the Soviet Submarines in Pacific

Huge Abandoned Underground Hiding Place for the Soviet Submarines in Pacific

This was a top secret Soviet project. To avoid uneccessary attention of American satellites it was built solely under ground. Tremendous amounts of ground was removed to create huge tunnels under ground filled with water so that a few huge atomic submarines can stay there and hide at once at Pacific coast of
Russia. It took over twenty years to almost complete this thing, construction works started in late 1960s. But then USSR collapsed and it's now staying as a huge monument of the great projects USSR was building. As you see on the map above the thing was huge. Let's see what's inside.
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6 Production of unique BE-200 Russian Planes That  Can Suck In 12 Tons of Water from a Lake in 18 Seconds Gliding Above its Surface

Production of unique BE-200 Russian Planes That Can Suck In 12 Tons of Water from a Lake in 18 Seconds Gliding Above its Surface

BE-200s are unique Russian firefighting jet planes that drop water on the fires from air. What make them unique is that this jet can refill its water tanks without landing. It simply descends above a river or a lake and slows down and sucks 12 tons of water inside. Simply stunning seeing it in action, there is a video below that
shows how this happens. For this unique properties those planes being sent by Russian forces to help fight fires across the world. It was used in Canada for example last year and in Portugal in 2016. And here is a unique photos by Gelio from a production line where those jets being assembled. Let's see?
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1 New Only in Russia Photos Part 2

New Only in Russia Photos Part 2

A new section of photos that proudly bare "Only in Russia" title. Some are funny
some are weird some are strange or akward, but mostly all made in Russia. Enjoy.
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2 Seal Got into a Port to Steal Some Fish, Sailors Feed Him

Seal Got into a Port to Steal Some Fish, Sailors Feed Him

A seal tried to sneak into port of Kamchatka to steal some fish. Sailors noticed him and instead
turning away they fed him with some fish they had. Couple more photos and a video is inside:
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5 Guy Made a Computer Out of Old Soviet Electronic Parts Looks Magically Cool!

Guy Made a Computer Out of Old Soviet Electronic Parts Looks Magically Cool!

This Russian guy has a hobby of making different things from the remainders of old Soviet electronic and electric parts. He deliberately collects different old Soviet
switches, buttons, small bulbs and indicators. Here is one of his latest works - a computer case made from all this old Soviet scrap parts. Looks very stylish:
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