0 Awesome Russian Village Country Mart

Awesome Russian Village Country Mart

These are the photos from an awesome cozy small Russian village country mart. It operates only in winter when the winter road is being formed thru the forest and the
locals gather in this small wooden log cabins to sell their goodies to the passers by. Just like hundred years ago. Very atmospheric and nice, take a look:
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0 Eyes and Ears of Vostochny Spaceport

Eyes and Ears of Vostochny Spaceport

So, you probably aware as of now that Russia is building a new space cosmodrome in Russian Far East to be able to be independent from Cosmodrome Baikonur. Baikonur was a Soviet space ship launch site but after USSR collapsed it stayed with Kazakhstan. So now Russia pays huge annual fees to Kazakhstan to use it. But in 2023
they plan to be fully independent with their own space port. First launches are planned this year, and manned flights in 2023. Here are some photos of the "eyes and ears" of the place - the satellite dishes to establish links, collect information and etc for the scientists here. Let's see the photos.
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10 Moscow Police Shows it’s  Seized Handgun Collection

Moscow Police Shows it’s Seized Handgun Collection

A most famous Moscow criminal police office has opened to the public its display of various seized handguns and
other weapons the criminals have used over the years. Lot's of interesting stuff they collected since 1946.
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2 Russian Abandoned Frozen Houses

Russian Abandoned Frozen Houses

Russian blogger Sergei took a tour to one of the abandoned houses which are plentiful on Russian North. But instead of going there in Summer, as most bloggers do and we had posted plenty of such photos, he went there in winter. It gives us a
clear perspective what would happen to our beloved buildings if someday we be cut off the electricity and heat, those comfy apartments people in Russia are got used too going to look something like this. That's spooky!
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2 Camping in Chukotka, Russian Style

Camping in Chukotka, Russian Style

What is Chukotka? It is sort of Russian Alaska - separated from American one by a Bering Straight. Indigenious people of Chukotka don't need visas to travel to Alaska and have had close ties in past. It's like Alaska, very
snowy very cold land. However locals like to go camping here too. How? Thanks to Mr. Basov, a blogger from Chukotka we can now discover a Russian way to go camping in the middle of frozen nowhere. Take a look:
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1 Russian TU-160 Bombers at Repairs Shop

Russian TU-160 Bombers at Repairs Shop

Just a few photos of Russian legendary TU-160s at the repair dock. Take a look, rare
possibility to those birds a bit dismantled and bearing their inner selves so to say.
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12 Krasnoyarsk President Cafe Has Obama Toilet Paper and Other Strange Perks

Krasnoyarsk President Cafe Has Obama Toilet Paper and Other Strange Perks

The "President Cafe" in Krasnoyarsk tends to be "patriotic". It has a big three
colored flag on its entrance and even much more inside. Let's see what they got:
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1 Dangerous Ice Roads of the Baikal Lake in Spring

Dangerous Ice Roads of the Baikal Lake in Spring

Russian blogger Alex was telling his readers about dangerous but very visually attractive ice roads of the Russian lake Baikal. Because the lake has the clearest fresh water
in Russia it looks very awesome when it turns to ice. And in spring this ice cracks making it to look even much more visually awesome. Let's see what he got.
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1 Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Mongolia had friendly ties with USSR. It was even sometimes called "the sixteenth republic" - implying that it can be a nice addition to existing fifteen parts of the Soviet
state. So Russian army was present there too - before the WW2 and after as well. Here are some shots made by an army officer who served in Mongolia in 1930s-1940s.
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2 Russian Vending Machines Sell Space Food

Russian Vending Machines Sell Space Food

Russian blogger Zhitel has found that there are vending machines selling "space food"
in the Russian exhibition centre "VDNKH" in Moscow. Let's see how it looks. 
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