3 Soviet Chronicles Of 1961 According To Life Magazine, Part 2

Soviet Chronicles Of 1961 According To Life Magazine, Part 2

We keep telling you about events that happened in the Soviet Union in
1961 as described by Life Magazine. Click here to read Part 1.
2 The Museum Of The Strategic Missile Troops In Balabanovo-1

The Museum Of The Strategic Missile Troops In Balabanovo-1

Today we are going to visit the Academy of the Strategic Missile Troops of
the Russian Federation located in Balabanovo-1, the Kaluga Region.
3 An Arrested Barge In A River Port

An Arrested Barge In A River Port

The barge was found accidentally in a port
of Kazan and was examined throughly.
8 To Inspire The Home Front

To Inspire The Home Front

Everything for the front - everything for the victory! Collective farm workers, donate for aircraft and tank construction!
We present Soviet placards aimed to raise the spirits of those working on the home front during World War II.
3 The Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant

The Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant

In short, a nuclear power plant is a large boiler. Boiling water heated up to 270 degrees Celsius goes to the reactor where it cools fuel rods with pellets of uranium inside. It goes out with a temperature of 276 degrees Celsius. Part of this water
evaporates and the steam rotates the turbines. This is how electricity is produced. Let's visit the only nuclear power plant built under the conditions of the permafrost. It is located in Bilibino, the Chukchi Autonomous District.
0 MOTO PARK 2012


This weekend, the 9th international exhibition MOTO PARK 2012
took place in Moscow. Check out some photos of the event.
4 Details Are What Matters

Details Are What Matters

Have a good look at photographs by Valery Shchekoldin because details are what matters for him. His photos may appear simple until new
dimentions open to you. It's not only about the past, with his photographs Shchekoldin explains the present and even the future.
2 Military Hardware Cemetery

Military Hardware Cemetery

We are at a military equipment cemetery. You will find a bunch of obsolete URAL,
ZiL, and KamAZ machinery here marked with red crosses to later be written off.
1 Crossing A No Trespassing Zone

Crossing A No Trespassing Zone

After the fact that a female Russian blogger had visited the "no trespassing" territory of Rocket Engine plant Energomash in Khimki for five nights in a row taking pictures of everything she saw (the plant's fence and guarded perimeter was torn down and there were
absolutely no guards inside the territory) surfaced, it was expected that it would become impossible to visit the plant anymore and visits would be stopped. Yet a year after the incident nothing's changed. Welcome to another bomb shelter of Energomash!
14 Armored Vehicles In Vladivostok

Armored Vehicles In Vladivostok

An armored vehicle near General Rozanov’s residence, 1919. Few people know this car was manufactured in Vladivostok in 1919. It was also a left-hand drive car. The idea of using cars for military purposes appeared shortly after the first automobile was
manufactured. Thus, inventor Dvinitsky brought forward his plan to equip a car with rapid-fire weapons back in 1897 but he was denied. The first armored car was manufactured in France in 1905. It was powered with a gun and its armor width was 4.5 mm.