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Mar/14

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St. Petersburg from bird’s-eye view

Beautiful video of cultural capital of Russia, Saint Petersburg, shot from a height.

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Mar/14

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Alphabet of Putin’s Russia

It is a perfect example of political satire on the latest events in Russia and Ukraine by zhgun

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February 12, 2014, the only surviving tank T-35A drove under its own power for the restoration from the pavilion of Heavy armored vehicles of the Central Museum of Armored Vehicles.

T-35 is a Soviet heavy five-turret tank developed in 1931-1932 – the first Soviet heavy tank launched into mass production before the beginning of the Second World War.

Five-turret Soviet tank, photo 1

unique tank

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The Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi will start in less than a month. TV channels around the world are showing a lot of different commercials related to this event. We have tried to gather the best ones here.

Winter Games during Australian summer (Channel Ten)

the Winter Games are coming

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Unique footage – the moment the Greenpeace ship “Arctic Sunrise” was boarded by Russian border guards on September 19, 2013.

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Nov/13

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Russian man and his pet bear

Typical Russian story – a man and his pet bear. But in this case it is really cool video that is worth watching. This bear is just like a dog, very big dog.

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Nowadays, theу Zubr-class military hovercraft of Soviet design is the world’s largest hovercraft.

Its main purpose is to sealift landing assault units (such as marines or tanks) to non-equipped shore like on this photo.

Zubr military hovercraft, Russia

but apparently something went wrong

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Unmanned Russian rocket “Proton-M” with three navigation satellites “Glonass-M” again didn’t reach Earth orbit. The flight lasted only a few seconds, then the rocket exploded and crashed to the ground one kilometer from the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Another failure of the Federal Space Agency of Russia is estimated at $ 200 million. The launch of the rocket “Proton-M” at Baikonur was broadcast live on the TV channel “Russia 24”.

Proton-M rocket, Baikonur

Let’s see how it all happened

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Once again, on one of the military training grounds in Russia, this time located in Samara region, the shells exploded. The explosions at the test site near the town of Chapaevsk began on Tuesday evening. About 6,500 people were evacuated from the nearby Nagorny village to Chapaevsk.

Explosions rocked during disposing of ammunition. The total number of shells stored at the site was about 13 million. According to recent reports, one person died and 34 were injured in the blasts, because the explosions also hit the nearby highway.

Explosions at military training ground in Samara region, Russia

Watch videos captured by witnesses

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Victory Day, May 9, is widely celebrated in Russia, military parades are held in many cities. The main military parade takes place in Moscow on Red Square involving military units representing various kinds of troops and military equipment , warplanes and helicopters.

This year, several military vehicles had cameras allowing us to see the parade as it is seen by the participants. In the video presented below, you can see the highlights of one of the main rehearsals. Quite interesting high definition shots taken from unusual angles. Unfortunately there is some audio interference in the video, but it is still worth watching.

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