6 Russian aerobatics group Russkie Vityazi got new SU jets

Russian aerobatics group Russkie Vityazi got new SU jets

The "Russkie Vityazi (Russian Knights)" aerobatics crew is the most famous crew in Russia. Participated in hundreds of different airshows nationally and abroad. Now they
finally got brand new SU-30SM jets and were training to take part in a Malaysian airshow that will take place March 21-25 this year. Let's see their new birds.
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0 Only in Russia part 3

Only in Russia part 3

Another part of photos that were made across Russia and capture different moments -
from funny to weird, from nice to interesting. Welcome inside to check them all.
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1 Back in the USSR

Back in the USSR

  A nice selection of "Back
in USSR" photos. Enjoy!
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2 Interesting Story About MIR Space Station It’s Accidents, How It Was Almost Turned into a Sex Tourism Center and More

Interesting Story About MIR Space Station It’s Accidents, How It Was Almost Turned into a Sex Tourism Center and More

USSR rejected the idea of manned flight to the moon but instead concentrated its space focused efforts on building a long term space home. The MIR station stayed over fifteen years on the Earth orbit instead of three as initially was planned. Over ninety people visited this place.
It was called "great achievement of Russians". Let's see some more details on the famous space station. At one point it time it was even almost turned into a Sex Tourism center because male genitals work best in zero gravity. But let's start from beginning..
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7 Russian armored vehicle “Typhoon” serving in Russian army

Russian armored vehicle “Typhoon” serving in Russian army

This armored vehicle is made on a base of KAMAZ truck. It's a pretty recent addition to Russian army - first units started arriving into
regiments only in 2014. So not much photos of it still exist and here are some from different parts of Russia. Also a video inside.
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2 A few photos from Russian abandoned factory

A few photos from Russian abandoned factory

A few photos from another abandoned factory in Russia. Some bloggers, like this Sunjedy, are fond of penetrating such abandoned
object to take some nice photos but rarely share the name of the object or its location. So all we have are just photos.
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4 Two Million People Formed a Live Chain 600 Km Long to Protest Against USSR in 1989

Two Million People Formed a Live Chain 600 Km Long to Protest Against USSR in 1989

      "Baltic way" was a political phenomena in USSR. It happened in 1989 when two million people, residents of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia lined up holding hands.
The length of their "living chain" was 600 km. They connected with living chain three capitals of Baltic countries - Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius. Let's see how it was:
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3 Battle of Staliningrad in Color [full video]

Battle of Staliningrad in Color [full video]

  Didn't know such footage exist but it is. A recently published video of battle of Staliningrad - Nazi offensive, in full
color. Gives you totally different feel than usual black and white war footage, you can almost feel it. Take a look!

3 How Chukchi people live in winter

How Chukchi people live in winter

Chukchi people were having traditional way of live for centuries. They are Northern deer herders leaving on endless plains of Russian North. However in the latest years they started using modern inventions in their daily life. Russian blogger
Basov went to a traditional shelter of Chukchis and spent some time with them. They don't stay on one place, they move from place to place as their deer herds move. So they live in temporary huts. Here is the story about them:
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4 Huge Abandoned Underground Hiding Place for the Soviet Submarines in Pacific

Huge Abandoned Underground Hiding Place for the Soviet Submarines in Pacific

This was a top secret Soviet project. To avoid uneccessary attention of American satellites it was built solely under ground. Tremendous amounts of ground was removed to create huge tunnels under ground filled with water so that a few huge atomic submarines can stay there and hide at once at Pacific coast of
Russia. It took over twenty years to almost complete this thing, construction works started in late 1960s. But then USSR collapsed and it's now staying as a huge monument of the great projects USSR was building. As you see on the map above the thing was huge. Let's see what's inside.
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