7 Ukrainian Ski Resort of Bukovel

Ukrainian Ski Resort of Bukovel

Bukovel is a large ski resort of Ukraine. It's a perfect combination of good hotels and restaurants with untouched nature and wonderful views all
around. It mostly attracts tourists in winter but blogger deletant came there in May when the place could give peace and serenity.
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8 Special Soviet Shooting Knife

Special Soviet Shooting Knife

This is a special Soviet knife designed in the 1970s at the order of the Ministry of Defence and KGB of the USSR. An ordinary scout's knife
had to turn into a combined multifunctional weapon. They made a knife with a firing device adapted for a special 7,62 mm cartridge. 
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3 On Duty With Patrol Guards

On Duty With Patrol Guards

Several bloggers were invited to join Moscow patrol guards and private security agents at work on the night from January 30th-31st. The place of
duty was Yuzhnoye Butovo district whose population is 250 thousand people. We will join e-strannik blogger and see how it was going...
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4 Competition of Federal Guard Service Cars

Competition of Federal Guard Service Cars

These pictures were taken by blogger podpolkovnikvvs right before the competition "Special Garage" of the Russian
Federal Guard Service. The drivers had to demostrate their skills in high-speed maneuvering on snow.
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3 Unique Simulator For Deck Based Aircrafts

Unique Simulator For Deck Based Aircrafts

Here is a ground training complex for aircrafts located in the Crimea. It was built at the end of the 70s specially for an aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov". The complex is about to be modernized to look like a deck of a modern aircraft carrier. The simulator named "Nitka" helps pilots to practice the technique of
taking off and landing on a deck to feel more confident in the sea. The complex can even imitate different weather conditions, rolling, for example. You do not see this but "Nitka" is a big structure whose equipment is mostly hidden under the ground (including its hydraulic braking system).
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2 Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Blogger wizarden has visited "ELSIB", the big scientific and production association in Novosibirsk that designs and makes electric machines, turbo- and hydraulic turbine generators and provides contract supervision at
various objects. Its products are used for oil and gas, coal, chemical and other industries both in Russia and abroad. Today about 30% of Russian power plants have their energy provided by ELSIB generators.
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1 Underground Laboratory of Nuclear Research

Underground Laboratory of Nuclear Research

Abkhazia is not only the country with beautiful mountainous landscapes, endless beaches and classic architecture but also military research institutes including those for nuclear purposes. This post is about one of them. It was built in the mid 80s on
the territory of object "A" but never was finished due to the postwar crisis. Today the underground laboratory consisting of two big tunneled blocks is abandoned. Blogger samnamos visited the place to take some interesting images.
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1 One Day At Near Polar Ural: Helicopter Flight For Fishing

One Day At Near Polar Ural: Helicopter Flight For Fishing

Here is one day from the life of Usik Markosyan who lives in a village Saranpaul of the Khanty-Mansiysk region, a beautiful and interesting polar place. Usik tried to attract tourists there
many years ago but didn't succeed much. However he learned many things about the place and found a lot of friends. Well, let's go back to June 15, 2014 to spend it with Usik.
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1 Wartime Ship Disguise

Wartime Ship Disguise

Boris Smirnov was an artist who disguised ships during the siege of Leningrad. On the picture above you
see a battleship "October Revolution", look how it looked when the job of camoufleurs was done.
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6 Communal Services At Their Best

Communal Services At Their Best

Just some enjoyable images taken during the cleaning day in Kharkov, Ukraine. I am pretty sure you'd be happy to see such street
cleaners every day. The result of their work is not even of great importance. That's the communal services we deserve!
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