The Victory Day Parade is a military parade annually held in Red Square of Moscow in celebration of victory in the Second World War. The parade takes place on 9th of May, which is the day when Nazi Germany signed the instrument of surrender in 1945. Let’s take a [Read More…]
Here follows a short story from a recent visit to the Central Armed Forces Museum. The place is also known as the Museum of the Soviet Army and is located in the northern part of Moscow, close to the Red Army Theater. Lets’ begin with the entrance, where we find a [Read More…]
The Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Moscow contains a large amount of information, vehicles and firearms from the time around 1941-1945. It opened to the public in 1995 and is a museum and memorial for the World War II, in Russia known as “The Great Patriotic [Read More…]
On May 8th (Victory Day Eve) Russia will unveil a large monument in the likeness of Mikhail Kalashnikov as a testament to his influence on modern day weapon design and, as the sculptor stated, to commemorate “the struggle of good versus evil”. If my [Read More…]
IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) in Russia is a huge success, and is showing tremendous growth with some 30 000 members. I can’t think of any region which could be larger, and there are now regular sponsored events. The Russian World and [Read More…]
Kalashnikov opens store at Moscow Airport. Can you just imagine the Outrage if they opened at a western Airport?
The Sheremetyevo International Airport is Moscow’s and Russia’s largest airport, with about 31 million passengers yearly. Here the famous Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov just opened a brand and accessories shop. The Kalashnikov Concern shop will sells [Read More…]
The Moscow Police Force has put on a display that has been hitting the internet recently, specifically with this excellent collection of photos on The Chive, a website I still have no clear idea about the purpose of despite being aware of them five years ago. The [Read More…]