2 Factory of Russian Electronic Warfare Systems, Military Optics And More

Factory of Russian Electronic Warfare Systems, Military Optics And More

It is not necessary anymore to fire to hit a missile or a shell targeted at you! Neither it is necessary to risk someone's life to protect people or equipment on the frontline. Methods of defence have changed
considerably! We are going to join blogger kukmor and visit the Kazan factory of optical mechanics that has been operating since 1940 and once supplied optical devices to the Soviet army.  
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8 Russian Guy Marries a Pizza

Russian Guy Marries a Pizza

This Russian guy from Tomsk city has married a pizza. He even managed to receive
an official marriage certificate and held a ceremony.  Here is his story.
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10 Russian Abandoned Soviet Collective Farms

Russian Abandoned Soviet Collective Farms

During Soviet Era there were a lot of collective farms. Most of Russian state food input at that time was coming from them. Some of them were very successful and large and were called "millionaires". Like  for example this collective farm which according to Soviets
statistics and memories of the locals was one of the most important and successful in the region. It produced tons of grain and meat, veggies, milk and everything else farm can get in this climes. Now it is all abandoned and destroyed. Please take a look.
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6 Old Russian Mansion near Moscow

Old Russian Mansion near Moscow

This old house is a two-storeyed Russian mansion from 1775. A few relatives of the Russian Tsar occupied it
during the last 250 years.  Thanks to one Russian blogger who was allowed in, we can see a few shots of it.
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3 T 90 aka Vladimir: Once a World Top-Selling Battle Tank

T 90 aka Vladimir: Once a World Top-Selling Battle Tank

November 5th was a birthday of this powerful Russian machine, T-90 "Vladimir" tank, that was put into operation in 1992. It was created in the late 1980s
or early 1990s as a deep modernization of the T-72B tank. The combat vehicle was named after Vladimir Ivanivich Potkin, the chief engineer of the tank.
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2 On Top of the Pyramid

On Top of the Pyramid

Russian blogger Sergey Dolya has had another interesting trip and came up with a new cool story. This time he tested his physical abilities in Spitsbergen, in a Soviet village named Pyramid, to be more
exact. That village, in its turn, was named after a mountain whose top resembles a pyramid. Sergey joined a team of enthusiasts to climb the mountain and have a close look at its top. 
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12 Family of Russian Old Believers

Family of Russian Old Believers

Dersu is a small village on the Russian Pacific coast. It consists mainly of Russian old believers. They are people of strict religious beliefs which prohibits them from
using modern day technologies, wearing modern clothes and so on. Let's see how they live there - thanks to an awesome blogger Alex H. who published these photos!
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6 Russian Military Jet Factory has an Open House

Russian Military Jet Factory has an Open House

Recently an aircraft factory in Novosibirsk got an open house inviting anyone wanting to see what's inside, take photos and enjoy watching how the most modern Russian aircraft
are being produced. Some of the bloggers of course couldn't miss such an event including Alexey L. who went there and made those cool photos. Let's see what he got!
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6 Lada Tarzan: Russian Lada All Road Car from 1990s

Lada Tarzan: Russian Lada All Road Car from 1990s

In the 1990s, after the USSR had already collapsed and while the new Russian state was just forming, there were some great projects popping up from old Soviet industrial giants which had been
privatized. Some of them were only produced in limited quantities and here is the one such "miracle car" - LADA TARZAN - a Russian take on combining an SUV base with a regular passenger car.
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9 Almost abandoned Russian city – Sinegorye near Magadan Russia

Almost abandoned Russian city – Sinegorye near Magadan Russia

This town in the Magadan region of Russia is called "Sinegorye" or "Blue Mountains". A very nice name for a town, but in reality this is an almost completely abandoned place, and is now the size of a village. Its population has fallen by 70% since the collapse of the USSR and so almost 3/4 of its buildings remain empty
and abandoned, including many huge apartment complexes like the one in the a picture above. Sergey, the awesome Russian blogger we so like to post here, has visited this place and says it's very easy to say which buildings are abandoned - in the abandoned buildings all of the window glass is broken.
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