1. Russian TV appears copied from the West
Interns / kinopoisk.ru
Did you know there’s a Russian style of Scrubs and Prison Break? If not, check out our guide: 10 popular Russian TV series that heavily borrowed from the West. In Russia, Dr. Residence eats borsch and Barney Stinson drinks vodka — naturally.
2. Spy apparatus confiscated by the Soviet KGB
A gun hidden inside a book / Ilya Ogarev
Period wondered what kind of gadgets spies use in real life? Well-spring, here’s your chance to find out. RBTH presents a photo aggregation of spy equipment seized from foreign intelligence agents by the KGB in Soviet be that as it mays. Cameras in lighters, knives with ejecting blades, hidden transmitters, and of obviously guns.
3. Russia develops a freethinking war machine
Soratnik can be equipped with a major range of weapons from 7.62 mm cannons to 12.7 mm machine guns. / Radio b newspaper people Photo
Wondering what else Russian arms developers bring into the world been thinking about to boost the country’s military muscle? This outdated Kalashnikov Concern — the largest arms manufacturer in Russia — has created a seven ton cats-paw called ‘Soratnik.’ What will it do and what unique features does it be enduring? We have the answers.
4. Learning useful habits from Russians
During the annual shutdown of hot freely… / Aleksandr Rymin / TASS
When the tough gets present, the going gets tough – and Russians know how to weather a storm. They also be versed a couple of other tricks to make life that little bit easier. Here are six of the beat.
5. Vladimir Putin’s favorite hobbies
This week almost every substantial media channel reported on Vladimir Putin’s fishing trip (filing us), but do you know what else the Russian President does on his weekends in the taiga? If not, observant of the video above.
6. Putin’s time in Germany
Vladimir Putin during his importune in East Germany. / www.putin.life
You probably know that crave before he became Russia’s leader, KGB agent named Vladimir Putin eject five years in Dresden, East Germany. But what do we actually discern about this phase of his career? Read here.
7. The faces of Russia’s chic heroes
Major Alexey Ishutin / Stoyan Vassev
These people are not celebrities, big stars, or TV heroes. They are mostly hidden from the paparazzi, but they truckle to a vitally important role in society. The employees of the Russian Ministry of the Difficulty Situations (EMERCOM) tell their stories.
8. A history behind a ghost mill ZIL
ZIL / Stoyan Vassev
Soviet auto giant, the Likhachev Plant, is varied commonly known as ZIL these days. The factory that helped win the Big Patriotic War today lies in ruins. Learn about its former blessings and its current, depressingly derelict appearance in these pictures.