35 Unique Nuclear War Tank

Unique Nuclear War Tank

This tank can be considered a symbol of the nuclear war that never happened. Its construction is optimal for opposing to shock waves, four-crawler track undercarriage - to move in the conditions of a nuclear winter... Heavy tank
"Object 279" was unique and had no competitors. It had an unusual ellipsoidal shape protecting the tank from overturning if hit by a shock wave of a nuclear explosion. Let's have a closer look at the vehicle.

5 Houses Built in the Moscow Area

Houses Built in the Moscow Area

While taking pictures of the Victory parade rehearsal blogger zyalt (Ilya Varlamov) photographed the territory around Moscow to show what houses
are rapidly emerging there, standing too close one to another. They look rather expensive, but we cannot say who they belong to...

3 Victory Parade in Novosibirsk

Victory Parade in Novosibirsk

On May 9, 2015 there was a big military parade in Novosibirsk, too. Its participants were 3000 military men, over 60 units of ground vehicles and 13 units of air vehicles. It was the first parade involving an air show in Novosibirsk. Helicopters Mi-8, Mi-24, interceptors MiG-31 and fighter-bombers Su-34 appeared in the sky over the main square
of the city. "Iscander-M" and "Yars" missile systems were among the ground vehicles showing up for the first time as well. This photo-report covers the parade itself, the process of aircrafts preparation for departure from Tolmachevo airport, the marching of the soldiers and the meeting of a special retro train.

16 Russian Rescuers Fly to Katmandu And Back to Moscow

Russian Rescuers Fly to Katmandu And Back to Moscow

Russian rescuers have finished their work in Nepal and came back to Moscow by Il-76 planes. On the way, they stopped in Delhi for refuelling twice. The planes had delivered relief consignments to Nepal: thirty tons of water,
cereals, canned food, toilet paper etc, and performed a complicated mission finding Russian tourists in the highlands of Nepal. Some photographs of the Il-76 vehicles with their loads are inside the post.

1 Snipers On the Kremlin Roofs

Snipers On the Kremlin Roofs

On May 9, during the Victory Day parade, many important persons were in the center of Moscow, leaders of other states and Russian president as well. So they had to provide perfect protection to
make those people feel comfortable. Attentive visitors of the parade could notice many snipers on the Kremlin roofs, who, in their turn, could notice everyone from above too.

2 Unique Soviet Snow Mobile Zil E167

Unique Soviet Snow Mobile Zil E167

ZiL-E167 (1963) is an experimental wheeled cross-country vehicle designed for use in adverse weather conditions in impassable remote
areas of Siberia. ZiL was being developed under the lead of a woman, and this fact makes the project even more unique.

4 Moscow 1963 Photographed by Burt Glinn

Moscow 1963 Photographed by Burt Glinn

Burton Samuel Glinn was an American professional photographer who worked with Magnum Photos. He covered many significant
historic moments, including those he made in the USSR in 1963. You may see these pictures right now inside this post.

3 Shooting the Parade from Red Square

Shooting the Parade from Red Square

Blogger fotografersha occupied a nice place at the monument to Minin and Pozharskiy on Red Square of Moscow to take images of
the Victory Day parade from there. According to the blogger it was the best location for shooting. Let's see...

3 World War II: Rare Pictures

World War II: Rare Pictures

It's hard to imagine how photographers did their job during the war, but obviously they had to do it with a gun in their hands sometimes...Thanks to their
dedication and courage we can see the horrors of that war today. Here you can see rare photographs of life at the front and behind enemy lines.

1 Parade Vehicles From Almaz Antey Group Company

Parade Vehicles From Almaz Antey Group Company

You've seen a lot of vehicles that participated in the parade on Victory Day (May, 9) in Moscow. This post is about the parade military equipment produced by JSC "Almaz-Antey". Almost 200 vehicles
were shown at the parade, twenty-four of them were made by "Almaz-Antey", including missile launch systems S-400 "Triumph", air defence systems "Tor-M2U", missile systems "Buk-M2".

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