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A "Perfect" Storm in Yalta, Ukraine

Oct 21 2012

Yalta, Ukraine isn't just a beautiful place that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime, but it also has absolutely stunning-looking storms. With spring is knocking on the door and summer just around the corner, this is winter's last "good bye". Looks absolutely surreal! Be sure to watch in HD.

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Ka 52

The Highly Underrated Eastern Aviation in Photos [21 Pics]

Sep 24 2012

Decided to switch it up from the standard military stuff we see from day to day (Raptors, Hornets, etc) and show you how the East likes their aviation. We like it too.

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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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Fighting in the Ukrainian Parliament

Ukrainian Government in 12 Photos

Aug 3 2012

In case you are not up to date on things in Ukraine, it's pretty bad. A lot of corruption, useless reforms, and a president who no one likes (makes you wonder who elected him in the first place).

Seems like there are no peaceful ways to figure things out for the people in the government. All photos from this summer alone.

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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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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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Unreal WW2 Reenactment Festival in Europe

Apr 2 2012

It's almost hard to believe that these photos are not actual photographs from war time. This took place on February 26th, 2012 in Kiev, Ukraine. It is a festival to celebrate those who fought bravely for the motherland. Very amazing to see such organization, to arrange an event of this size! All photos by 1200dpi@livejournal.com.

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Grand mother in Russia warming ears

Grandma's Love, Nothing Like It

Mar 19 2012

On a freezing day, during a parade - a grandmother warms up a soldiers ears from the blistering cold. Don't forget to give your grand parents a hug and tell them how much you love them. This looks like it was taken at the Red Square in Moscow.

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Tunnel of Love

Feb 29 2012

This beautiful train tunnel of trees called the Tunnel of Love is located in Kleven, Ukraine. Photo by Oleg Gordienko.

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WW2 Diorama

Life-Like Historically Correct WWII Diorama

Oct 24 2011

This diorama depicts the 1943 withdrawal of German forces throughout the Eastern front when the Soviets launched their massive and unstoppable offensive attack. This particular diorama was built by Yevgen Sklyar from Precise Modeling - a company that specializes in the creation of ultra realistic scale models for highly acclaimed collectors and museums worldwide.

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Soviet Union by an American

Through a Lens of an American: Russia & Ukraine

Oct 3 2011

This amazing collection of photos is taken by an aspiring photographer from America, Andrew L. Moore. Simply amazing seeing work like this; really puts you in the moment to give you a feel of what story lies behind each photo.

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Swallows Nest Crimea

Interesting Places: Swallows Nest

Jul 29 2011

This beautiful decorative castle is built on top of a 130ft (40m) high cliff in Crimea, Ukraine. It is a very popular tourist attraction due to its beauty and the views to be had from it.

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When a Huge Tanker Fails To Dock

May 30 2011

Recently in a port in Odessa, Ukraine a large tanker failed to dock safely. Look at the destruction it left when it hit the concrete dock.

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Pripyat today

Chernobyl Disaster - 25th Anniversary

Apr 26 2011

It has been 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear power plant had its melt down. This was the biggest nuclear meltdown in history of our planet. The town on the outskirts of the power plant, Pripyat has a very eerie feel to it and remains abandoned.

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Antonov 225 mriya

Antonov 225 'Mriya' Largest Airplane in the World

Apr 15 2011

The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a strategic airlift cargo aircraft, designed by the Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s. It is the world's heaviest aircraft. The design, built in order to transport the Buran orbiter, was an enlargement of the successful An-124 Ruslan. The An-225's name, Mriya (Мрiя) means "Dream" (Inspiration) in Ukrainian.

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