1 Sky predators Ka-52 at the Combined Air Base No. 50

Sky predators Ka-52 at the Combined Air Base No. 50

Since the 121 st Nonintegrated Red Banner Guards Sevastopol Heavy Bomber Wing left the Machulishchy Airfield (at the end of June 1994, the wing left for Engels in Russia), the deafening roar of the turbines breaks the silence here only during preparation for military parades. Dozens of planes and helicopters land on the airfield one
after another; on the eve of the air show all airplanes that will participate in the parade are moved here. This activity has been lasting on the airfield for a little longer than a week. Apart from that, only the 3,000 meters long runway for all types of aircraft still reminds of those harsh times of flying.
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6 Makhachkala – the garbage capital of Russia (47 photos)

Makhachkala – the garbage capital of Russia (47 photos)

One well-known blogger recently visited Makhachkala, said that the city has got a very acute problem with garbage disposal. The fact is that the town is like one big dump, where garbage
can be found at every step. Perhaps after this post, local authorities will pay attention to this problem and try to do something about it. Further, the author's words:
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0 Fireworks in the Science Town

Fireworks in the Science Town

Obninsk is the first Science Town of Russia, and these days it will celebrate its 60 years anniversary. On Saturday, there were fireworks in the city, and it was a great excuse to
get to Obninsk and take pictures of the fireworks. We use the MiG-29 monument for geotagging (I'll tell you about the monument itself later, stay tuned ;) ). Let's go? 
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1 Abandoned Soviet Chukotka

Abandoned Soviet Chukotka

  \ This village was not on the maps of the Soviet Union, it was kept secret because of the military units located here. It is not on the map of Russia even now, not only because of the presence of the military, but because people have left this place a few years ago. 1. The
village is situated on the banks of the Anadyr Bay of the Bering Sea in front of Anadyr and was founded in 1968. The population of the civil part of the village was engaged in mining of brown coal, and the military secures the eastern borders of the USSR.
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5 How accordions and bayans are made in Tula

How accordions and bayans are made in Tula

      The story of how we with a company of bloggers went on a fascinating tour to the Tula accordion factory. The factory itself is located on the outskirts of the city and occupies a
large area. Let's start with the inspection of the factory’s museum in which there are collected a lot of accordions which were issued previously and continue to be made to this day.
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0 Vintage Soviet Road Paving Photos from 1920-60s

Vintage Soviet Road Paving Photos from 1920-60s

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Multimedia Art Museum Moscow archive contains many photos about road works in the beginning and the middle of the last century. We have prepared a small selection of historical photos... Read more...

23 The hell of Russian hospitals

The hell of Russian hospitals

Despite the fact that the Government constantly reports about allocations of considerable amounts for the reforms in health care, the situation with our hospitals remains the same. In the regions, most hospitals are in a terrible condition,
the conditions of patients care may be called critical, and the quality of the provided services is far from perfect. Next, we propose to have a look at the photos that show more clearly what is happening in our hospitals.
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1 Ultimate vacation: the Soviet Instagram

Ultimate vacation: the Soviet Instagram

The "Instagram Generation" may not be aware that the format of square photos was not born with the advent of social networks. Cameras taking 6x6 and
6x7 pictures, such as "Lubitel", "Kiev 88", "Salut", "Moskva", were very popular in the Soviet times, and owners took them for holidays.
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2 How a Tu-104 was moved across Moscow

How a Tu-104 was moved across Moscow

Let me re-post an interesting article about how a Tu-104 was moved across Moscow from the Chkalovsky
airfield. It was interesting for me, since the same people moved another Tu-104 last year in Tomsk.
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0 Abandoned station of deionized water production

Abandoned station of deionized water production

BEAUTY IS IN EVERYTHING BUT NOT EVERYONE CAN SEE IT. Blogger Armahema went
to another place and brought his photos back for our viewing pleasure.
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