0 Brave Grannies

Brave Grannies

Now these are brave grannies - fighting a robber with all they had in hands including the chairs. And,
again, they are grannies, seniors or whatever you can call them. Or maybe the robber didn't even try.

25 How do they make the famous AK-47 in Russia

How do they make the famous AK-47 in Russia

    AK-47 assault rifles are very famous all over the world, everyone knows about the quality of these Russian guns. Blogger Ilya Varlamov Zyalt visited the homeland of the AK-47 rifles.
   The main "Kalashnikov" factory is in Izhevsk, Russia. Let's walk around the "Kalashnikov" factory and see how they make the most famous assault rifles in the world.
14 Russian Lookalikes of their Western Counterparts

Russian Lookalikes of their Western Counterparts

  They say that "There are at least 6 people that look exactly like you and you have 0.5% chance to meet him in your life". I am not sure
how true this universally is, but at least some of well known westerners can find their Russian counterparts on those photos.
4 Jumping from a Roof in a Court Yard

Jumping from a Roof in a Court Yard

If you live in a house like this, and get bored a bit, you might try doing something like this too. No, just kidding, but nevertheless - take a look what this guy did in one of the courtyards of St. Petersburg in the middle of a
busy Friday. Would you dare? When I was kid they said a chute won't open if you jump from a house, no way you can do this. But he proves it works. And note the houses are not tall at all. Maybe sixteen floors in total.
0 Unloading Truck in High Winds

Unloading Truck in High Winds

This video was called "Unloading a vehicle in high winds" by its authors and there is nothing much to be added here, really. However, the show by itself is pretty much
hilarious, you might want to take a look! They say it was filmed in pretty much Southern Russia - on the coast of the Black Sea. Also a great example of a team work.

3 Crossing the River

Crossing the River

Just a few photos showing how the heavy missile carrying trucks cross the river
in modern Russian army these days in places where there are no bridges.
4 From old MAZ into MAZZY

From old MAZ into MAZZY

  Guys have took an old Soviet Minsk Auto Zavod (MAZ) truck and converted it into futuristic
MAZZY hot rod truck which is here before you together with a few photos of the process.
6 Mash Up

Mash Up

This is what can be called a "contemporary art". Russian "EUROVISION" song mixed up with
recent Ukrainian chronicles. I am not sure who made this but it sends chills down a spine.

4 A Firefighters Tank Called The Dragon

A Firefighters Tank Called The Dragon

Elena, the reporter says that this year forest fires started way to early and she contacted the authorities to hear their forecast on the possible situation with fires. They told her it won't be as in 2010 (the year when Moscow was covered with thick smog of forest fires and people were advised
to keep windows tightly shut, no matter its +35 C outside). To prove they really mean it - no huge fires this year - they showed her a few of the novelties Moscow firefighters are going to use, including this fire fighting tank which we now, thanks to Elena, can see too.

7 BTR 82 – an Upgraded Soviet Machine

BTR 82 – an Upgraded Soviet Machine

Here are a few photos of BTR-82, a vehicle that comes from the Soviet army but got over 1,000 changes over the past four years, so now instead of BTR-80 it is called BTR-82 and this is what changed, upgraded synthetic armor on the inside, anti-mine mats, the seats are placed on
suspension to counter explosion effects, improved stability and safety of the crew and vehicle, improved thermal and sound proofing of the inner part of the vehicle. Those vehicles now can reach up to 100 km/h on a highway or 9 km/h in waters (they are amphibious).

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