Most Awesome Looking Chocolate from Russia

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The artisan chocolate theme is pretty popular now, no problem with this. Here and there little “hipster” companies appear making “all raw, 100% organic, fairtrade small batch true chocolate”. However, Russian hipsters are different. One guy, let’s call him Alex, has created something that look like a very very awesome chocolate for any guy. Guns, bullets, Soviet memorabilia, wrenches, bolts, shoe horns and many many other “rusty” things are in reality are chocolate bars in full size and the rusty brownish tint is a chocolate powder. You won’t believe your eyes how realistic it all looks! Let’s see:

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The Mysterious Story of Russian Rogue Typhoon Submarine Aircraft Carrier

The Mysterious Story of Russian Rogue Typhoon Submarine Aircraft Carrier

Ok here is the story, raw translated, nothing added. You decide if you believe it or not. Basically the story is about that on the brink of collapse of USSR a group of high KGB authorities have been too much patriots of the Soviet state that they decided not to become the officers of the new Russian Federation. They thought it was a temporary state and USSR would return soon. So what they did they acquired billions of dollars partly from old Soviet reserves and then thru the new economic reality invested it and blackmailed new Russian oligarchs. With all those funds they created something really weird – on the base of the biggest nuclear submarine in the world – Russian project Typhoon submarine they turned it into an.. underwater aircraft carrier which they called “Soviet Union”. Let’s read on:

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Gagarin Birthday Today

Gagarin Birthday Today

It’s 9th of March and it’s birthday of first man in space Yuri Gagarin. If he didn’t tragically die in 1968 at the age of thirty-four he could be eighty-two years old today. Let’s just refresh our memories a bit with this few photos of the Russian hero.

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Soviet Youth Captured by LIFE Photographer

Soviet Youth Captured by LIFE Photographer

In 1967 an American photographer Bill Eppridge has arrived to Moscow by special appointment of LIFE magazine. He was one of the famous American photographers at time, having shot the last photo of JFK. However he was yet to become the celebrity photographer, and what helped him were those photos of Russian youngsters which he called “Soviet Youth” and which got extremely popular in USA at that time. Many of the photos were made at the beach, some other at cities etc. Let’s check it out!

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Hundreds of Radioactive Combat Vehicles Disappeared from Chernobyl

Hundreds of Radioactive Combat Vehicles Disappeared from Chernobyl

Meanwhile in Chernobyl interesting things are happening. During the Chernobyl catastrophe there were hundreds of army vehicles, including combat vehicles, tanks and helicopters used to operate in first days of the disaster in Pripyat. All those vehicles got very radioactively polluted and afterwards they were all stored on a special strip of land in Chernobyl. Hundreds of vehicles. However the most recent satellite photo shows.. they all have disappeared! Let’s see inside:

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Donetsk in 2016

Donetsk in 2016

Russian traveller Anton Krotov has travelled to Donetsk recently and decided to post his travel photos. Thanks to this we are able to see what’s going on in this region right now. Please see photos inside:

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