10 A Small Version Of The Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydropower Plant

A Small Version Of The Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydropower Plant

The Mainsk hydropower plant is the younger sister of the Sayano-Shushenskaya plant (SSHP). Both are united in one hydroelectric complex and
are closely connected: the first is reregulating, the second is peaking. The technical level of this complex is unique for Russia.
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8 The 3rd Bridge Over The Ob In Novosibirsk

The 3rd Bridge Over The Ob In Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk is located on the river Ob and has two bridges across it. In 2010 the construction of the third bridge began. Nowadays
builders have started erections of an interchange on the left bank, drilled piles, stocks and piers for the bridge arch.
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83 The Berlin Capture By Soviet Soldiers

The Berlin Capture By Soviet Soldiers

Soon Russians (and not only them, of course) will celebrate the great holiday of the victory in the Second World War. It will be its
66 anniversary. Today we can go back to the history and recollect or just learn some facts about the capture of Berlin. 
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7 Night Glow Of The Soyuz Rocket

Night Glow Of The Soyuz Rocket

The Urals inhabitants witnessed a rare sight, that was the light in the sky visible in Perm, Ekaterinburg and some other
settlements. The reason for this glow was the Soyuz carrier rocket launch from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk region.
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11 Enormous Saw of Ekibastuz

Enormous Saw of Ekibastuz

We have already shown you some pictures of Ekibastuz and its "hellish monster" in one of the previous posts. Now we want
to show you some more of them. This gigantic 10-storey machine and its enormous saw are really very impressive!
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33 Luxury Cars Falling From The Sky?

Luxury Cars Falling From The Sky?

Did you know that in Minsk expensive cars fall right from the sky? Thus a Mercedes ML fell from the
5th floor on the parking place. A woman of 32 years was at the wheel. Maybe like a bonus...
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48 Russian Fighters SU-35

Russian Fighters SU-35

On the 3rd of May flying trainings of the first serial fighter SU-35 began in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. SU-35 is the deeply modernized, very flexible and multifunctional fighter. It uses technologies of the
5th generation that give it the superiority over other fighters of this class. SU-35 is equipped with modern aviation engines on the base of digital, informational and directional systems.
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45 The Moscow Museum Of War Objects

The Moscow Museum Of War Objects

The Central Museum Of Armed Forces is a big museum of cars, awards, decorations, guns, pictures, documents and other
things of the war times. It was founded in 1919, now the museum is under the authority of the Ministry of Defence.
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7 The Unique Hydroelectric Project In The Moscow Region

The Unique Hydroelectric Project In The Moscow Region

The biggest Russian storage hydroelectric power station (GAES-1) is located in the Moscow region and is called Zagorskaya.
Its power is 1200-1320 MW ( in the turbining and in the pump operation). Nowadays the GAES-2 is being constructed.
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19 Wrinkles Of The Soviet Time

Wrinkles Of The Soviet Time

Every year Russian people gather and go to demonstrations on the 1st of May, that is the holiday of all workers. Veterans like such events
most of all, because they perfectly remember the Soviet times. The whole epoch and hard lives are seen on their wrinkled faces.
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