Russian AK-47 lane

21 AK-47 Lane

AK-47 Lane

Probably that's the only case when the famous AK-47 is being used in peaceful purposing, at least some parts of it. This ex-officer got
somewhere a lot of those and couldn't find a better way for them than to make the paths between his huts in such a manner.
Russian helicopters

17 The Helicopters Museum

The Helicopters Museum

A museum of Russian helicopters. Simple as it, but a lot of fun for visitors, especially
with kids when they can explore the machines previously seen only in movies.
Russian rocket launch

21 Sats from Underground

Sats from Underground

This is how the Russian ballistic missile with nuclear warhead launch could look like, but it is not. Now
they launch commercial satellites in this manner. Right from old military shafts and silos.
Russian ship burned down

33 BOB – Burn Out Boat

BOB – Burn Out Boat

Speaking about Russian navy, here are some photos
from the Russian ship after the accident.
Russian submarines

22 The Northern Fleet Submarines

The Northern Fleet Submarines

Russian Northern fleet is mainly based on shores of the White Sea and the Arctic Ocean. It has some great looking
large submarines that are often a good thing to look to feel what huge machines people can build.
Russian hostages
31 The Hostages

The Hostages

A group of journalists were kept as hostages by a bunch of Southern looking guys dressed in military uniform. Well, almost. It is a new experience one can get in Chelyabinsk city, Russia in the recently opened special courses of "How to behave during if you was taken as a hostage". First a bus full of people is being
stopped in the middle of nowhere by a bunch of Arabic people yelling "Allakh Akbar" each and every five seconds. Those are not real terrorists, but Russian SWAT soldiers carefully picked by appearance - with Southern roots so that they could resemble ethnical Chechen or Arabic threat.
23 B-413 Submarine. Interiors.

B-413 Submarine. Interiors.

The B-413 submarine belonged to the Soviet Northern Fleet for almost 20 years -- from 1969 to 1990. Next eight years it was a unit of the Baltic Fleet, and soon after its decommissioning, in July 2000, the B-413 became an item of the Museum of the World Ocean. Now it’s exhibited in Kaliningrad, and in 2000 after the tragedy of the Kursk submarine the museum organized a fundraising campaign for the
families of crewmembers who died in the catastrophe. The interiors haven’t changed a bit since 1969 when it was constructed. Everything there is very accurate and small, for tall men it was more than hard to live and work in the submarine, as there is little room and you had to move very quickly, especially when the situation required it. The photos below worth many words.
9 Vladivostok War Mazes Today

Vladivostok War Mazes Today

Today there are still such people that are interested in finding out new information about historical places.
These people are real fans of their business and are ready to guard this or that place on their own.
53 Russian Paratroopers Day

Russian Paratroopers Day

On August 2, 1930 near Voronezh a parachute subdivision of 12 men landed in the fields and  this started a new tradition of the Soviet and then Russian army. This date is the professional holiday of paratroopers and is celebrated for
already 79 years. Over this period landing troops took part in all armed conflicts of the former USSR. Nowadays these troops are believed to be the elite of the army. The motto of the Blue berets “Nobody but us”.
25 The First Russian Submarine

The First Russian Submarine

The first submarine in Russia was constructed in 1834 by Carl Schilder, though there had been some attempts, not really successful ones, in the period of Peter’s rule. In 1832 Schilder was engaged in investigation of underwater behavior of galvanic
mines to apply them in protection of the Russian ports, and right then he conceived the basic idea of creation a submarine that would be able to move under water, come close to an enemy ship and blow it up with a galvanic mine.     

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