6 26,000 Different Weapons on Display at Army 2018 Russian Armaments Expo

26,000 Different Weapons on Display at Army 2018 Russian Armaments Expo

These days, near Moscow, there is an "ARMY-2018" expo show going on. It is the fourth time in a row that it has
been held here. Marina, the photographer, went there and took some unique photos from the closed show.
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5 Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

Vintage photographs of St.Petersburg (it was called Leningrad at that time) in 1924, the year when Lenin
died. The pictures are in high resolution, you can click and browse them with arrows in a larger size.
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2 Photos of German Tourist Visiting Russia in 1992

Photos of German Tourist Visiting Russia in 1992

Just a couple of photos taken by a German man who travelled to Russia in 1992
and took some photographs. This was a very different Russia than now.
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9 The Longest House in the World is from Ukraine: Over 3700 Meter Long

The Longest House in the World is from Ukraine: Over 3700 Meter Long

This is the longest house in ex-USSR, Europe and in the World too - at least that's what they
say in the records book. This is a residential complex in the Ukrainian city of Lutsk.
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1 How Russian Atomic Icebreaker Works

How Russian Atomic Icebreaker Works

Basically, an atomic icebreaker is a steamship. The atomic reactor heats up the water, then steam is created and rotates turbines
which activate electric generators which produce electricity for electric engines which rotate three huge propellers.
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0 Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150

Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150

A group of enthusiasts restored a 1960's
Soviet cargo scooter "Vyatka MG-150".
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4 Ambitious Inventions of Soviet Union

Ambitious Inventions of Soviet Union

During the Soviet era, scientists were all the time coming up with a lot of weird ideas, which though weird, baffled everyone with their functionality. Some of those went into series production,
some, sadly, were never produced en masse. Some of the ambitious things can probably surprise even modern day people. Here are some of those, starting with a legendary Soviet snowmobile.
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4 Russian Army Robot IGOREK from Kalashnikov Company

Russian Army Robot IGOREK from Kalashnikov Company

Today, during an "Army 2018" expo forum, the Russian company Kalashnikov has presented journalist with an "Igorek" (diminutive from name Igor). They stated
that this is, and I quote: "a unique anthropomorphic marching complex that can be used to solve different combat and even engineering tasks".
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4 Abandoned 8×8 Vehicles Deep in the Forest Among the Swamps

Abandoned 8×8 Vehicles Deep in the Forest Among the Swamps

  It has been said that Russian forests can surprise you with curious finds. Things that in normal life you won't be allowed to approach
closer than the distance of a gunshot. Getting there isn't easy, in this story a man goes beyond the swamp on an ATV like this:
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3 Kiev Had a Strong Flooding Last Night

Kiev Had a Strong Flooding Last Night

  A strong rain last night turned downtown Kiev into a mudpit. There was that much water that it took mud
and debris with it and flooded cars, stores, etc. Here are some photos by Vladimir Bugaenko and others, all on one page:
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