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Several interesting posters of historical epoch.

Second part of Soviet space propaganda posters.

Fatherland! You lighted the star of progress and peace. Glory to the science, glory to the labor! Glory to the Soviet regime!

Fatherland! You lighted the star of progress and peace. Glory to the science, glory to the labor! Glory to the Soviet regime!

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The heroic space flight of Yuri Gagarin has opened up a new era in world history. Mankind’s age-old dream has come true.

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Mar/11

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The spaceship named after Yuri Gagarin

Spacecraft Soyuz TMA-21with the crew of a new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) is expected to be launched from 5 to 7 April from Baikonur. The crew of spacecraft consists of Russian cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Andrei Borisenko, and NASA astronaut Ronald Garan.

In honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s flight (April 12), the spaceship was named after the first cosmonaut of the Earth. You can learn much more about what it’s like to fly into space by visiting SpaceFeelings.com

Soyuz spacecraft view

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Novosibirsk museum of railway equipment named after N.A.Akulinin is located in Sovetsky district of Novosibirsk oblast, near railway station Seyatel, on the road from Novosibirsk city to Akademgorodok.

The museum has a large collection of steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, electric locomotives and wagons, mostly working on the railways in Western Siberia. The photos were captured by Victor Borisov.

Novosibirsk museum of railway equipment view 1

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Feb/11

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Kursk Magnetic Anomaly

Kursk Magnetic Anomaly (Kursk oblast) is the most massive in the world iron ore basin. There are deposits of about 200-210 billion tons, accounting for about 50% of iron ore reserves on the planet. The following pictures were captured at Mikhailovskoye deposit by Viktor Borisov (the photos are clickable).

Kursk Magnetic Anomaly, Russia view 1

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Oct/10

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The inflatable power of Russian army

According to one of the aspects of modernization of Russian army it will receive numerous inflatable dummy war machines of all types to confuse the possible enemy. The officials say it is almost impossible to find the difference even at the distance of about 100 meters.

Russian inflatable war machines view 1st photo

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The following pictures were captured at Nizhny Novgorod museum of city electric transport located on Ivliyeva Str., 1, Tram depot #1, contact phone: +7 831 468 98 88.

The museum has the trams and trolleybuses of the city’s past. The photos were captured by antares_610 (the photos are clickable).

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia electric transport museum

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Aug/10

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Russian futuristic peat harvesters

The future is here :)

Russian futuristic peat harvesters

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The following museum of machinery is the property of well known and largest in Russia and Eastern Europe auto factory “AvtoVAZ” (Tolyatti city, Samara oblast) and is located just near the plant.

There are more than 460 various machines on the territory of about 32 hectares. The photos were captured by Viktor Borisov (all the pictures are clickable).

AvtoVAZ Russia machinery museum view

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While being in Singapore the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev had a video conference with the situational center of Russian Ministry for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters  about the explosion of ammunition depot in Ulianovsk city. The President was using the new system of visual communication.

Russian president notebook photo

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