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Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

An Inside Look at Yuri Gagarin's Personal Life in Photos [16 Pics]

Apr 19 2013

Take a look at these high quality photos of Gagarin, living his life as an ordinary person. It's great to see photos such as these, as it only adds to the greatness of a character.

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T-72 Tank firing while in a high speed jump

Daily Wallpaper T-72 Mid-Air Shot

Sep 9 2012

T-72 Tank firing while in a high speed jump

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Soviet Union and people in 1989

The Country That No Longer Exists: USSR in 1989 [30 Pics]

Aug 28 2012

Some awesome rare color photos from the USSR, taken by an American photographer.

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Incredible Military Photos Pt.3 [20 Pics]

Aug 23 2012

An amazing roundup of the best military photos we came across since our last military photo compilation. This one has a lot more historical photos!

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Top Secret Communications Bunker Soviet

Secret Cold War Communications Bunker [25 Pics]

Jun 30 2012

Once again we go back to the land of all abandoned things that are Soviet. It seems like people are finding new locations monthly – crazy to even imagine how many more there are out there (operational and abandoned). This one is located somewhere in Ukraine and was built and used in the early 1970's.

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Soviet Censorship of Images Conspiracy Uncovered

Soviet Censorship of Images During Stalin's Regime [5 Pics]

Jun 22 2012

It's awesome being able to see how leaders in the past have used propaganda and censorship – this makes you really wonder what happens in the government today. This is a 5 image comparison of some popular censored images that were altered during Stalin's rule of the USSR.

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Kharkov Ukraine Tank Depot Overhaul

A Massive Tank Overhaul Depot in Ukraine [24 Pics]

Jun 4 2012

Prior to the collapse of Soviet Union this depot in Kharkov, Ukraine used to overhaul 60 tanks and 55 engines a month. Today it specializes in modernization and total overhaul of the T-64, T-72 and T-80 tanks and their engines. There are more than 450 tanks here.

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Crazy Russian Teens

Apr 18 2012

A few Russian teenagers have climbed several hundred feet to the top of a massive radio tower (with no safety equipment). They documented their adventure by taking photos and video when they reached the top. Video included!

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An Abandoned Mansion of Russia's Wealthy

Feb 6 2012

Taken In the Moscow region by Yevgen Mironenko, this photo-set really makes you notice the large gap in the living style of Russia.

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Smoke Grenades

AAV's Firing Smoke Grenades

Jan 12 2012

An amazing shot I found on Wikipedia while cruising and reading some articles. Three AAV's (Amphibious Assault Vehicle) firing smoke grenades during an exercise. You will enjoy this one, just make sure to look at it in full resolution (click on the image).

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Soviet Spy Equipment

Cold War: Soviet Era KGB Spy Equipment

Jan 9 2012

Take a look at the equipment that the Soviet KGB spies had access to during the cold war. Just when you thought you would only see stuff like this in the old Bond movies. 15 photos inside.

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scary burial site

Mysterious Dargavs - Russia's City of the Dead

Dec 29 2011

This very interesting place is located in North Ossetia, and hidden in one of the five mountain ridges. There are many myths about this place, and one being that no one ever comes back when they visit this location. It is very isolated, so we are thinking this may be the reason why this ancient grave site doesn't get many tourists.

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oudoor dining penthouse manhattan

Russian Billionaire Buys a Gift for His Daughter, an $88 Million Penthouse

Dec 20 2011

Dmitry Rybolovlev has just purchased Manhattan's most expensive penthouse for his daughter, where she plans to live full time. It is located in the most expensive part of Manhattan and is facing the legendary Central Park. See inside for more pictures.

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Intensive Training of Russia's Elite Snipers

Dec 16 2011

Only the most elite of soldiers are drafted for the elaborate task of being snipers. Many of these men are extremely skilled at what they do. These photos are proof of the meticulous preparations before one can follow the extremely secret and intensive duties of being snipers.

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Cool Designed Motorcycle

Cool Futuristic Concepts with a Retro Twist

Dec 6 2011

Take a look at these great concepts by Solifague Designs. They take the best of retro and mix it in with amazing "modern" technology. We think these are the best future/retro concepts we have seen yet! Let us know what you think in the comments section.

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