11 Hellish Monster of Kazakhstan

Hellish Monster of Kazakhstan

A strip coal mine "Bogatyr" had been built by 1969 in Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan. In 1985 it reached its highest annual production level - 56.8 million tons of coal. The strip mine of
such a high production capacity has been built for the first time in the world and, because of this factor, in 1985 it was put into the Guinness Book of World Records.
13 Assorted Russia, Part 12

Assorted Russia, Part 12

The following portion of interesting and
strange things from the wonderland called
10 Hot Job For Real Men

Hot Job For Real Men

Motovilikha Plant is one of the oldest in Russia. It saw the daylight in 1736. At that time it was a big copper-smelting plant. In the end of the XIXth century it was rebuilt into machine-building. That was the beginning of the artillery
production. Just in time. During the First World War one fifth of all the artillery was produced here as well as during the Second World War. Nowadays it produces modern artillery mounts, mortar launchers and other "useful" things.
16 Black Sea Resorts of The 50s

Black Sea Resorts of The 50s

We have already shown you some old photos of The Black Sea popular resort
during Soviet times. Enjoy some more vintage pictures from the 50s!
24 Art Of Soviet Propaganda

Art Of Soviet Propaganda

Right after the October Revolution  bolsheviks organized a powerful informational war.
In this post a great selection of propaganda posters of that time is gathered.
9 Silent Places Left To Die

Silent Places Left To Die

Some other abandoned places that will
virtually never return to their life.
6 Flying Over Russian Cities

Flying Over Russian Cities

Another set of pictures of some beautiful
cities taken at a very high height.
8 Winter Special Exercises

Winter Special Exercises

The other day Russian Special Police Force has done scheduled winter exercises in conditions of a rugged country. Driving
the "Tiger" car and APC-80 they maneuvered and overcame various obstacles. Here is how it all was happening.
9 Charming City Of Kiev

Charming City Of Kiev

Kiev is probably the most beautiful capital of all the post-Soviet countries. The city can boast of old buildings and
monumental churches, green parks and a wonderful river. Take a photo tour and have a look for yourself.
4 News From The Russian Roads, Part 28

News From The Russian Roads, Part 28

"Skilful" looser drivers, pictures from 50 years ago, speeding consequences and rusty
Russian cars far from home - all this in the striking Russian Roads selection.