Putting a funny mustache on the front of your car? Sticking a pair of deer horns out of the window before the Christmas? You'll never see that in Russia, however what you can see is the cars decorated as tanks, Katyusha rocket launchers,
deliberately covered in camp and dirt. This is how the enthusiasts prepare their cars for the upcoming Victory Day. The most popular slogan on those cars is: "Get Berlin!". However this year some people add "and Maidan (Ukraine)" to it.
Russian military helicopters went flying right above the heart of Moscow - the Kremlin and the Red Square. Normally, flights above Moscow are prohibited, only in 2013 did they allow the airplanes to fly above the city but they couldn't go
lower than a certain altitude. However, for the military parade preparations, they have allow Russian military helicopters to fly low and right above the Kremlin, so now we can have a chance to see how it looks from above.
Grannies of Astana, the Kazakh capital. Sometimes their only option to survive is to sell their homemade food on the streets. Some of them do it to save extra money and help their kids. Some of them are 70 - 80 years old, some as young as 55 as the
retirement age in some ex-Soviet countries starts at 55 for ladies. Some ladies buy their raw produce from the stores, but some grow their food themselves on their plots of land. We can take a more detailed look at them inside.
Photographers secretly visiting some places, unknown to the owners, sometimes don't like to disclose where exactly they photographed, leaving the pictures to talk for themselves. Same thing this time, the photographer calling herself "Pila" has posted this plant which looks like it stayed empty for at least some time but it is not clear if it has been
abandoned yet or if it is just waiting for its days to come. The photos are pretty wide and larger ones can be accessed by clicking them, also the post consists of two parts - first is the plant's top level workshops which were accessed during daylight and the second part is the underground shelter which stretches beneath the plant.
Protesters in Donetsk breaking into the office building of "Industrial Union of Donbass", which is reportedly owned by the current Donetsk governor Taruta, who has been called "millionaire" and "oligarch" and appointed as a governor by the current Ukrainian authorities. He is also
known for his "border ditch". People have reported that the local police didn't prevent people from doing this and the onlookers were shouting "good job!" in approval. It has been reported that furniture and office equipment was taken away from the building.