2 Life of the Guards Airborne Division

Life of the Guards Airborne Division

The 106th guards airborne division is deployed in Tula, Ryazan and Naro-Fominsk. It was formed back in April, 1944 and participated not only in WWII
but and in many more military conflicts of Transcaucasia, Central Asia, Chechnya. Right now you can see how the division spends its days.
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3 Task Force of the Russian Army

Task Force of the Russian Army

Task force of the Russian army,
the photos are dated 1916.
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9 Russian Army 1880 And 1892

Russian Army 1880 And 1892

Here you may see the uniforms of the
Russian Army worn back in 1880 and 1892.
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19 A Visit to the Museum of Strategic Missile Forces Academy

A Visit to the Museum of Strategic Missile Forces Academy

The Rocket Academy RVSN named after St. Peter
the Great was started as an artillery.
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17 A Day With The 16th Special Forces Brigade

A Day With The 16th Special Forces Brigade

Let's visit the 16th special forces brigade. Get to know the army life. Have you ever been to the firing ground? We offer you to see how the
soldiers of the 16th special forces brigade do their business. Specially for this day, officers arranged a demonstration available to everyone.
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11 Reconstruction Of the WWI Battle In Ukraine

Reconstruction Of the WWI Battle In Ukraine

People know little about World War I, comparing with World War II, although this war also had its heroes and its dramas. The Brusilov Offensive (Lutskiy Proryv) took place in 1916
in the Ukranian city of Lutsk, where this year they tried to reconstruct that battle. The event was named 'Echo of the Great War of 1914-1918. The Lutskiy Proryv'.
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11 Union Shield-2011

Union Shield-2011

'Union Shield-2011' exercise finished on September 22, 2011. 'Union Shield-2011' is a joint Russia-Belarus regional group of forces that exists for over 10 years. 'Union Shield-2011' exercise is a part of the strategic-tactical exercises 'Centre - 2011' which takes place on seven training grounds in Russia, Kazakhstan, Kirgizia, and Tajikistan,
composed of military units of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kirgizia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine. During the exercise, within the bounds of 'Union Shield-2011' exercise, Belarus jointed the participants. Russia-Kazakhstan 'Shigis-2011' and 'Fighting Commonwealth-2011' of the participants of Joint CIS Air Defence System has already finished.
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38 The Eastern Front of WW II

The Eastern Front of WW II

Leningrad, Stalingrad, Kiev and other Soviet cities, where fierce battles with the German army continued, Russian people called simply "the eastern
front". Huge losses from both sides must remain permanently in the memory. Soviet soldiers attack the enemy at Stalingrad, fall 1942.
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42 The Demonstrative Exercises of the 45th Engineer Regiment

The Demonstrative Exercises of the 45th Engineer Regiment

One day spent at the 45th Separate Engineer Camouflage Regiment included demonstrative exercises
at the stadium and the shooting range. We offer you now to see the pictures taken there.
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57 Shame On Russian Army?

Shame On Russian Army?

We've got many posts about Russian army. However, someone  believes  that the propaganda of strong Russia on federal channels often differs radically from the actual situation. While other countries hide their real power, Russia (in the absence of any) shows off all more or less embodied projects. Just recently the invention of a new plane was accompanied by a
colorful show with a fanfare - an event for the country... but seems to be a mockery for the whole world. So let's look through the eyes of a casual observer how looks a prestigious military unit in the small town of Gvardeisky. That is so to say the starting point of a recruit on his way to becoming a defender of the Motherland...
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