1 7 Forbidden Things-to-Do in Russian Banya

7 Forbidden Things-to-Do in Russian Banya

Banya (sauna) for Russians is like a cult. It is able to regenerate human again, to give strength for new exploits. Don't go there after midnight If you think that a banya is as an uninhabited island, you are mistaken. For centuries there lives so-called Bannik - a banya master. This creature likes when everyone
please him in every way: leave a bar of soap, for example, or water in a pitcher - Bannik also wants to wash. He prefers steaming strongly after midnight. If you also have such a "wonderful" idea, beware - Bannik will crush you. Simply to say, it will intoxicate your desperate little head.

2 Kenozerye: Zehnovskaya flour mill

Kenozerye: Zehnovskaya flour mill

Zehnovo village is one of the most ancient settlements of kenozerskih and its history begins in the 16th century, when, according to one legend, the first inhabitant named Zeh settled here. Presumably, it was someone
from the first Christians arrived at Kenozero during the existence of the Kenoreckyi waterway that connected Lake Onega with river Onega using which Orthodox people from Novgorod came to these lands.

4 The underground submarine base in Balaklava

The underground submarine base in Balaklava

This object is widely known in various military forces. Its building started in 1953. It was built to shelter and repair 7 diesel-electric submarines of 613
and 633 projects. This building gave a protection from direct exposure of the atomic bomb with capacity of 100 kilotons. Now there is a museum.

0 Soviet Skype, PlayStation, Google Glass. How a smart house was developed in USSR.

Soviet Skype, PlayStation, Google Glass. How a smart house was developed in USSR.

In 1980 not only "Buran" was being built in the Soviet Union but there was also a perestroika, and they also tried to anticipate future consumer paradise, which was especially incredible in terms of shortages, there was even no toilet paper. And
yet at that time, Soviet scientists were able to predict the appearance of smart watch, smartphones, laptops, and wireless home electronics. Moreover, all this is supposed to be in a single system, organizing a smart house.

6 Lake to Dumpsite over Three Months

Lake to Dumpsite over Three Months

People had this beautiful lake near their town and enjoyed it so much
over the course of the summer months so that now it looks like this!

0 Military Airport Efremov-3 or simply the “object”

Military Airport Efremov-3 or simply the “object”

Hi everyone. On May holidays I visited the suburbs of Efremov rpwnd the city. Perhaps I'll start with airdfield. There is a secret
airport Efremov-3 that is called the "object". I think that Captain Obviousness, who worked here, gave it this name. Photo 1.

2 The armored vehicle BRDM-2 that received the second life

The armored vehicle BRDM-2 that received the second life

Now I offer you to get acquainted with another demilitarized armored vehicle BRDM-2, which was bought from the Ministry of Defence of Belarus and brought to Russia. In
order to use a former military vehicle for civilian purposes we had to work hard, but it was worth it, because the final version is really impressive.

10 Moscow International Automobile Salon

Moscow International Automobile Salon

A homepage of the Moscow International Automobile Salon stipulates that it's The most long-awaited and spectacular event for manufacturers, professionals and fans of the cars. Well, let's check! Within the first day of the motor show, there were held a several presentations of new cars, in particular, LADA, Hyundai, Geely, DFM, Changan, the Larte Design and Ravon. In comparison with the previous auto shows, this year, under the impact of the crisis
on Russian market, the amount of panelists declined markedly, almost a third of the area was occupied by the Museum of retro technology and advertising. If two years ago for the motor show there was allocated about eight halls in two huge pavilions, now all people wishing to take part in the exhibition fit only in three rooms located next door. Despite the fact that one of them was fully occupied by Mercedes.

0 Omsk Plant of Civil Aviation

Omsk Plant of Civil Aviation

In early July, the plant's leadership went to meet the leadership of our Omsk Spotting Club, and an they
organized a photoshoot for us. MI-8 meets us on a pedestal near the plant entrance checkpoint.
0 Cross-country vehicle “Vympel” for the oil and gas fields in Yamal

Cross-country vehicle “Vympel” for the oil and gas fields in Yamal

"Vympel" SPA finishes the test cross-country vehicle, which can be called as one of the most impressive Russian explorers of impassable roads! Compared with several wheeled cross-country vehicles waiting on the territory of the "Vympel" SPA this car seemed huge! Its wheel height – is at the level of my eyes, and the car height - is near two human growths! So it is not a surprise that it surpasses all
the rest cross-country vehicles that are manufactured there: its curb weight is eight tons and this 11-meter giant could carry up even six tons of cargo. I want to note that we are talking about floating cross-country vehicle - other wheeled vehicles of high permeability that could drive through water obstacles, could take one, maximum - two tons aboard. Feel the difference!