5 Facts and Photos about a Church from  a Russian 1,000 Bill

Facts and Photos about a Church from a Russian 1,000 Bill

Church of St. John the Baptist in Yaroslavl - the biggest and the most famous temple in the city. Drawings and photographs of the church are in all publications and textbooks about
Russian architecture. Its image was placed on a thousand-rubble banknote, which was released in 1997. Let's read some fun facts about it and its history here.
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3 Army 2016 Exposition Air Defence Part

Army 2016 Exposition Air Defence Part

    Russian blogger Said went to an army 2016 exhibition and here are his impressions from an air defense part of the exhibition:
Let’s traditionally make a post about the air defense technique, which was presented at the forum called "Army 2016".
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6 75 years of the Air Force in the Far East – the air show, aircraft exhibition and Insights

75 years of the Air Force in the Far East – the air show, aircraft exhibition and Insights

Last weekend I visited a festival dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Air Force in the Far East, it was the celebration of the founding of the 11th Army stationed in the region. Russian blogger went there and here is thestory he brought back:
When I was 15, I dreamed of becoming a pilot, but I would have never became a pilot because of my bad health, but aviation theme is interesting to me even now, so when the day «X» came I went to the airport with a camera.
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5 Positive Side of Azerbaijan Capital Baku

Positive Side of Azerbaijan Capital Baku

Russian blogger Ilya Varlamov went to capital of Azerbajain, former Soviet Republic and checked how the city looks now
twenty five years later after USSR collapsed. His impression is greatly positive, let's read what he says:
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9 How were the Kremlin stars made and set

How were the Kremlin stars made and set

In August 1935, the Council adopted the decision of Council of People's Commissars and the Central Committee of the AUCP (b) to replace the old symbols with new ones. Before this historic moment, the spires of the Kremlin towers were decorated with heraldic double-headed eagles. First double-headed
eagle hoisted on top of the tent of the Spasskaya Tower in the 50s of the XVII century. Later Russian emblems were installed at the highest Kremlin towers - Nikolskaya, Troickaya, Borovitskaya. In October 1935 instead of the king's two-headed eagles were placed five-pointed stars.
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17 Photos Made by German Occupants in WW2 Russia

Photos Made by German Occupants in WW2 Russia

Yes, these photos make a very painful impression, and only one word comes to people’s minds, and the word starts with
“S”. But people of those times really lived like this, and it is just not fair, but who cares about it.
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7 Horse riding on the Red Square

Horse riding on the Red Square

The "Spasskaya Tower" festival started in Moscow on the 27th of August. Today, a Russian blogger went to the performance of the Horse Riding Cavalry
team from the Honorary Escort of the Presidential Regiment and the Kremlin riding school. It is really good to work in the center :)
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2 Photographer Eugene Kanaev: ‘Kazan and Kazan people in the 90’s’

Photographer Eugene Kanaev: ‘Kazan and Kazan people in the 90’s’

Photographer Eugene Kanaev was born in 1955 in the city of Zelenodolsk, 38 km from Kazan. When he was 16 years old, he became interested in photography and has been repeatedly published in the "Soviet Photo" magazine. From 1991
to 2001, Eugene worked as a photographer for the newspaper "Tatarstan Yashlere" (Youth of Tatarstan), and from 2001 until the present time he has been the press-center photographer of an energy company.
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0 American tourists in Leningrad in the winter of 1955-1956.

American tourists in Leningrad in the winter of 1955-1956.

Amateur photos from the archives of LIFE magazine. Photos were taken by American
tourists in Leningrad in the period from December 1955 to January 1956.
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1 MiG-29K flights from the “Admiral Kuznetsov”

MiG-29K flights from the “Admiral Kuznetsov”

Photos of flights of regular MiG-29KR / KUBR from the recently reconstituted 100th separate naval fighter air regiment (SNFAR) of Naval aviation of the Northern Fleet from the deck of the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser "Admiral of the Soviet Union
Fleet Kuznetsov ". Landing of a two-seater MiG-29KUBR (side number "50 blue") on the deck of the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser "Admiral of the Soviet Union Fleet Kuznetsov". On the deck there is a MiG-29KR (side number "31 blue").
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