9 A Forgotten Hotel In The Center Of Kiev

A Forgotten Hotel In The Center Of Kiev

The abandoned hotel was
found in Kiev, Ukraine.
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5 The Circum-Baikal Railway Construction

The Circum-Baikal Railway Construction

The Circum-Baikal Railway is a historical railway in the Irkutsk region. It runs along the Northern shore of the Southern extremity of the
lake from the town of Slyudyanka to the Baikal settlement. It is one of the picturesque sights of the area around Lake Baikal.
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7 Air Exercises In The Ryazan Region

Air Exercises In The Ryazan Region

In September 2011, airborne troops held air exercises in the Ryazan Region. The exercise included landing of 700
paratroopers and 6 units of military equipment. After that, they practiced capturing the maneuver enemy.
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20 Peculiarities Of Soviet Mentality

Peculiarities Of Soviet Mentality

Find out if you show signs
that you're a Soviet person:
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5 The Mi-26 In Service For The Kazakhstan Air Forces

The Mi-26 In Service For The Kazakhstan Air Forces

The Kazakhstan Air Forces have been armed with a second heavy transport helicopter Mil Mi-26. In service with civilian and
military operators, it is the largest and most powerful helicopter ever to have gone into mass production.
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3 Communications Lines Of The Past Century

Communications Lines Of The Past Century

The Tropospheric Radio Relay network called Sever (North) is a former Soviet system of communications lines the purpose of which was to provide connection between remote parts of the country.
The line is 13 200 km long and consists of 46 Tropospheric Radio Relay Stations (TRRS) located mainly along the coast of the Northern and Pacific Ocean and largest Siberian rivers.
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2 The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

The Open Day Of The Kiev Metro

March, 30th was the Kiev Metro's open day. We are going to show you its largest station that features
the largest number of floors. It's called Dorogozhychi and it's just turned 12 years old.
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11 UTair Plane Crashes Outside Tyumen

UTair Plane Crashes Outside Tyumen

On April 2nd, 2012 an UTair turboprop with 43 people on board was to fly to a Siberian town of
Surgut but crashed within minutes of takeoff from Tyumen killing at least 31 people.
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6 Abandoned 19th-Century Factory In Saint Petersburg

Abandoned 19th-Century Factory In Saint Petersburg

Half of this factory built in the 19th century is abandoned. At first it produced pipes, exploders and measuring devices thus greatly contributing to the country’s victory in World War II. Later it switched to producing
high-precision instruments used in the field of science and war industry. During the 90s, the number of orders reduced and the factory had to wait to be paid for years which caused closures of some of its departments.
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5 Federation Tower Fire In Moscow

Federation Tower Fire In Moscow

A fire broke out at Moscow’s Federation Tower on Monday, April 2nd. The fire was graded 4 on the 5-point complexity scale. The ignition occurred on the 67th floor of the Federation Tower, presently under construction. The blaze spread to an area of 300 square meters. 2 fire-fighting helicopters and over 80 fire engines were involved in the operation. Fire-fighters had to use  staircases to
get to the 56th floor as the tower is still under construction and there are no elevators in the building. The fire was extinguished around midnight. There is no threat of the building collapse. No one has been reportedly injured. The under-construction skyscraper is planned to be Europe’s tallest building. The tower, when completed, is to be 360 meters tall.
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