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.
4 The Old-Russian-Norwegian Operation Of 1944

The Old-Russian-Norwegian Operation Of 1944

The Old-Russian-Norwegian offensive operation had been carried out by the troops of the Baltic Front from February 18th, 1944 till March 4th, 1944 liberating the Leningrad Region, the Novgorod Region and part of the Kaliningrad Region and entering
Estonia. Over 300 members of military-historic clubs from Kolomna, Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow and Saint Petersburg participated in its reconstruction held in Chernogolovka, the Moscow Region. Check out some photos of the event:
5 Assorted Russia, Part 54

Assorted Russia, Part 54

These people create an impression of a regular
family until you look in their eyes....
2 Soviet Chronicles Of 1961 According To Life Magazine

Soviet Chronicles Of 1961 According To Life Magazine

The main Soviet events of 1961
were described in LIFE magazine.
2 Civil Defence. Russian Bomb Shelters

Civil Defence. Russian Bomb Shelters

Let us take you to some bomb shelters located in the Moscow
Region to give you a general idea of what they look like:
41 Kursk Air Group

Kursk Air Group

On March 12th, 2012 Russian people celebrated the 96th anniversary since foundation of the first fighter air group. Today we want to visit Buturlinovka, the Voronezh Region, where Kursk Air Group
featuring fighters Mikoyan MiG-29SMT and MiG-29UBT is temporary stationed. 4+ generation crews are preparing for practice shoot. Graduates of flying schools have started practicing.