7 Spring In Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Spring In Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Long-awaited spring in
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk! At last it's
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4 The Old-Russian-Norwegian Operation Of 1944

The Old-Russian-Norwegian Operation Of 1944

The Old-Russian-Norwegian offensive operation had been carried out by the troops of the Baltic Front from February 18th, 1944 till March 4th, 1944 liberating the Leningrad Region, the Novgorod Region and part of the Kaliningrad Region and entering
Estonia. Over 300 members of military-historic clubs from Kolomna, Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow and Saint Petersburg participated in its reconstruction held in Chernogolovka, the Moscow Region. Check out some photos of the event:
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1 Expedition To The Chukchi Peninsula To Visit A Plane Cemetery

Expedition To The Chukchi Peninsula To Visit A Plane Cemetery

An airbase in the city of Chersky, the Republic of Sakha/Yakutiya, was used to support
drift-ice research units of the North Pole. Today there is a plane cemetery there...
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11 23rd Separate Guards Motorized Infantry Brigade

23rd Separate Guards Motorized Infantry Brigade

Let's see what's going on in 23rd Separate Guards Motorized Infantry
Brigade located in the village of Kryazh, the Samara Region.
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9 Kazakh Expedition To The South Pole

Kazakh Expedition To The South Pole

Which of you have never dreamt of adventures and fantastic exploits? For most of us, those dreams are
still just dreams but there're yet some people who managed to make their dreams come true.
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3 Helicopter Tour Around Moscow

Helicopter Tour Around Moscow

These amazing photographs of Moscow were taken from a helicopter. They picture the city
the way it looks in summer and in the wintertime! Which one do you like best?
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12 News From Russian Roads, Part 52

News From Russian Roads, Part 52

Do you think it would be romantic travelling around post-Soviet countries by train? Maybe you will reconsider your opinion
after checking out the photos below. This one was taken on the train running from Kiev to Lviv. Winter, 2012.
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1 Automatic Telephone Exchange In Kaliningrad

Automatic Telephone Exchange In Kaliningrad

The first generation of the automatic telephone exchange used in Russia was a decade-step exchange. The decade-step exchange was replaced with a crossbar exchange which in its turn was followed by a quasi-electronic exchange and digital exchange. You are unlikely to find a decade-step exchange
today while there are plenty of crossbar exchanges in the country. So, let us take you to Kaliningrad to show you a crossbar exchange belonging to Rostelecom, Russia's leading long-distance telephony provider. There are two crossbar exchanges in the building on the right.
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6 Travel Notes, Azerbaijan

Travel Notes, Azerbaijan

We are in Baku, the city of contrasts. The city today is a huge construction site where they build skyscrapers and 
interchanges, as well as reconstruct old Soviet five-storeyed buildings. Baku has combined nice architecture and good food.
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4 The South Heart Of Turkestan

The South Heart Of Turkestan

Tourists believe that Turkestan is a Kazakh Mecca. Most of them manage to see just the hotel they stay in and the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi. This trip
to Turkestan will be different because we will skip the legendary burial vaults but visit the heart of the city which is its central market.
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