5 News From Russian Roads, Part 34

News From Russian Roads, Part 34

Want to make very extraordinary birthday greetings? No problem, everything you
need is a large number of stickers and a truck with a very patient owner.
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11 Europe Day Interrupted

Europe Day Interrupted

FEMEN interrupted the opening ceremony of Europe Day in Ukraine. Two topless activists broke through the cordon and, in front of the mayor of Kiev and European ambassadors, unfurled a banner which said "Take us to Europe" and started demanding to stop the
circus ceremony. In this way they wanted to urge the EU officials to accept Ukraine as a European state with all the attendant legal consequences. As a result, both girls have been detained by the police in not quite a European way...
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7 The Moscow Polytechnical Museum

The Moscow Polytechnical Museum

The Polytechnical museum in Moscow is one of the oldest science museums in the world. It was founded in 1872, now it displays a wide array of
historical inventions and technological achievements, including humanoid automata of the 18th century and the first Soviet computers.
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4 High Over Kiev

High Over Kiev

Previously people used the Great Lavra Belltower in Ukraine as the highest point to overlook the neighborhood. Klovskiy Street is famous with its skyscraper
which is now the highest building in the country. Today we'll climb the residential building to take pictures of night and pre-dawn city scenes.
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12 Chasing the Police

Chasing the Police

In Soviet Russia it's all upside down. Guys on Golden BMW Suv chase the road police Mercedes making
him breaking the rules many times and risking the road security. See the video down there:
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18 The Russian Deck Aviation Flies High

The Russian Deck Aviation Flies High

The only difference between deck and other military aviations consists of that airplanes of a deck aviation take off from ships and land on them. Such landings are very difficult because of weather frequent changes, strong wind, therewith there are only few or not at all finding-position orientations under the water. A deck pilot must have a perfect sense of espace: a sea wouldn't forgive any
mistake. "Deckers" use special modified airplanes. The shipborne fighter SU-33 (SU-27K) was added to the Russian armoury more than 10 years ago. The airplane is single-seater, it may be refueled in the air and can surely withstand modern enemies' forces. Its takeoff is realized from a special springboard, and when the aircraft lands its hook catches a line of a road finisher.
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8 Pure Absinthe Made At Home

Pure Absinthe Made At Home

Today we'll tell you how to make absinthe, the legendary drink of Van Gogh and Hemingway. Not that green substance that is sold in each nearby
alcohol shop but pure and qualitative, made of herbs. Some Russians do love it as well. Well, all the details inside the post.
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11 USSR Command Center: Ready To Withstand A Nuclear Attack

USSR Command Center: Ready To Withstand A Nuclear Attack

The territory of the former USSR is abundant with lost bunkers and
command posts. Today we'll get a chance to investigate one of them.
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18 Back To The Middle Ages

Back To The Middle Ages

An amazing international festival of the historical reconstruction of the Middle ages "The Battle Between Nations" was held in the Khotynskaya fortress ( the city of Khotyn, Ukraine) from the 30th of April till the 3rd of May. Central events were
fights between national teams of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Canada, Italy and Germany. Besides soldiers there were a lot of other personages who just walked on the fortress territory feigning peasants or court servants.
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24 Pimp Your Moskvitch

Pimp Your Moskvitch

The Moskvitch-403 is a transition variant between the 407th and 408th. It's like a new filling in the old body. Hanging pedals, rather than a hole in the floor, a hydraulic clutch and new steering wheel! This model was produced from 1963 to 1965. In total, a
little bit more than 105 thousand cars were assembled. And here is one of those rarities that managed to live till nowadays. Its lucky owner got it from his old relative for free. He pimped his ride and now it looks absolutely stunning.
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