5 Sevastopol In the Years of the Crimean War

Sevastopol In the Years of the Crimean War

Here is a big collection of images depicting Sevastopol in the times of the Crimean War (1853—1856). Some panoramas, military portraits, forts,
city ruins, ships and more. In fact they are the oldest pictures portraying Russia in war. The images are taken from the blog of humus.
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1 Moscow 1931 on the Photographs of Branson DeCou

Moscow 1931 on the Photographs of Branson DeCou

These images of Branson DeCou are still unpainted and perhaps being black and white they look better. On the pictures you can
see Moscow in 1931 - old transport, streets and people. It would be cool to spend a day in that forgotten Moscow...
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3 Guy Makes Military Equipment From Paper

Guy Makes Military Equipment From Paper

Alexey Ryzhov from Togliatti, Russia, makes military vehicles from paper. It's a very laborious work so it took a year to make two ships in
scale 1:200 - "Peter the Great" and "Deyatelniy" ("Active"). Here you may see the ships in detail, tanks and a steam engine.
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2 Moscow Thirty Years Ago

Moscow Thirty Years Ago

These interesting images of Moscow were made by an amature photographer from the Netherlands - his name is Aad van der Drift. There is
something cool about non-professional photos of Moscow that remained in the past. Many Russians still remember that city...
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3 Beautiful Crimea

Beautiful Crimea

Crimea is truly a beautiful place that attracts many photographers who like to make photos of nature. Blogger anton-petrus is one
of them, his favourite Crimean places are Ai-Petri mountain and Laspi bay. Some of his works are presented in this post.
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0 The Museum of Northern Fleet Aviation

The Museum of Northern Fleet Aviation

Blogger foxphoto has visited Murmansk, Russia, and its Museum of Northern Fleet Aviation in Safonovo. Today we are going to
show you the photos of military vehicles he managed to take there. An interesting bonus is the house of Yuri Gagarin.
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1 Koenigsberg Invasion by Soviet Troops 70 Years Ago

Koenigsberg Invasion by Soviet Troops 70 Years Ago

Precisely 70 years ago, on April 9, 1945 Soviet troops, acting under the East-Prussian operation, conquered Koenigsberg. This set of
photographs is dedicated to that very event. On the image above are Soviet artillerymen (April 4,1945 - April 8,1945).
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3 The Cathedral of Christ the Savior and Its Long Story

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior and Its Long Story

In Russia military victories were often celebrated by founding churches. At the order of Alexander I in December 1812 an architectural contest was announced whose winner would make a project for the Cathedral of Christ the
Savior. The winning submission was artist Karl Vitberg but he turned out to be a bad executive manager. The construction of the cathedral was postponed, Vitberg himself was accused of peculation and negligence.
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1 The Stalagmite Tunnels In Samara

The Stalagmite Tunnels In Samara

The tunnels of Samara are referred to as Sokskiye tunnels because they used to belong to the Sokskiy quarry (they quarried limestone here in the 40-60s). The work was
done by convicts, all the exits were enclosed with barbed wire. Today the tunnels are abandoned. The photos and the story are taken from blogger mamlas.
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4 Highly Secret Soviet Object In The Center of the Aral Sea

Highly Secret Soviet Object In The Center of the Aral Sea

One of the most secret Soviet objects was closed by a decree of Boris Yeltsin twenty-three years ago. It was situated in a remote region of the country that used to be huge - on the island in the center of the Aral Sea. The island had a complex that was used for creation and testing one of the most
barbaric weapons - biological ones. Many years are gone as well as the Aral Sea and the island... but that ground is still there as a ghost. A Kazakh journalist and blogger Grogoriy Bedenko shared unique materials from his own archive uncovering the phenomenon of object "Aralsk-7".
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