3 Postwar Hunger And Dolphin Catchers

Postwar Hunger And Dolphin Catchers

Tuapse, in the Krasnodar region of Russia, 1947. Dolphins are being caught in the sea to be subsequently
killed and eaten by hungry people. Many dolphins were injured and killed in the process of catching...
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3 Abandoned Facility For Nuclear Warheads

Abandoned Facility For Nuclear Warheads

Once, in the 1960s, the Soviet military forces chose a super beautiful northern locality and drilled a big hole in the mountain to
create a storage facility for nuclear warheads there. Today it belongs on the endless list of abandoned Soviet objects...
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4 Flying Submarine: Awesome Soviet Project Never Brought To Life

Flying Submarine: Awesome Soviet Project Never Brought To Life

These images were created on the basis of a 3D-model of a unique Soviet project - a flying submarine! The
project was born back in 1934. Its creator, Boris Ushakov, was a student of the Naval Engineering School.
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6 One Hobby For the Two: Charming Photos Of a Loving Married Couple

One Hobby For the Two: Charming Photos Of a Loving Married Couple

It was a wonderfully creative couple - Dmitry Vozdvizhenskiy and Nina Sviridova, who left plenty of interesting photographs - most of them are exhibited in museums today. They were not professional photographers - she was a teacher of
Russian, he was a postgraduate of the petrochemical institute, nevertheless they both were already in love with photography when met in the early 1960s. They met, found so much in common and never separated since then...
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9 Soviet Time At Its Best On the Pictures of Semen Friedland

Soviet Time At Its Best On the Pictures of Semen Friedland

Images of a Soviet photographer and journalist Semen Friedland (1905-1964) taken back in the 1950s in
different places of the USSR. They hit the Russian blogosphere, now it's your turn to check them out.
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5 Msta S: Russian Self Propelled Howitzer

Msta S: Russian Self Propelled Howitzer

Msta-S is a Russian (Soviet) self-propelled howitzer that was first put into service back in
1989. The vehicle is based on the T-80 tank hull, but is powered by the T-72's diesel engine.
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2 Proper Vehicles For Russian North

Proper Vehicles For Russian North

An aerosani is a Russian propeller-driven snowmobile, running on skis, used for communications, mail deliveries, medical aid, emergency recovery and border patrolling in northern Russia,
as well as for recreation. Where snow was too deep and no roads were passable, such vehicles, that may seem weird to you, were very helpful. The first one was built in 1909.
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17 Invincible Soviet Army

Invincible Soviet Army

Pictures of the Soviet army that represented an invincible power and aroused fear
in its enemies. Smart, strong, smiling guys who undoubtedly deserved respect.
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2 Soviet Cosmonaut Depicts Space

Soviet Cosmonaut Depicts Space

There are no second raters among cosmonauts. All of them are interesting, smart and often gifted. Thus the first man who walked in space, Soviet cosmonaut
Alexey Leonov, was a good artist. And it's lucky for all of us, because nobody would ever show space better than those who have been there.
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6 Unusual Soviet Creation: Rocket Launcher 9P116

Unusual Soviet Creation: Rocket Launcher 9P116

During the arms race many interesting and unusual vehicles were created. To most of us they look rather
strange, however some of them may even astonish specialists. The rocket launcher 9P116 is just one of these.
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