Category: russian

Russian soldiers charging Austrian lines durin…

Russian soldiers charging Austrian lines during Siege of Przemyśl , largest Austro-Hungarian fortress and third largest in Europe. It was longest siege of WW1

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A young Afghan boy observing an unexploded bom…

A young Afghan boy observing an unexploded bomb dropped by Russian forces in the Soviet Afghan War, July 1989

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The original photo can be found here: https://archive.org/details/amrc_198907_cna_00685_021

I restored the photo myself in photoshop, comparison here for those interested: https://imgsli.com/Mjk0Mg

This image is part of a massive collection of photos from the Soviet Afghan War, many taken from the perspective of the Mujaheddin. The collection can be found in it’s entirety (40,000+ photos) here: (Warning, Gore) https://archive.org/details/afghanmediaresourcecenter

EDIT: Correction, this is a rocket, not a bomb.

East Berliners throwing stones at a Russian ta…

East Berliners throwing stones at a Russian tank during the first violent resistance in a Soviet post war satellite state. June 17, 1953.

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Wehrmacht motorcycle courier equipped for a Ru…

Wehrmacht motorcycle courier equipped for a Russian winter, 1942.

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The Romanov sisters in 1910: Grand Duchesses M…

The Romanov sisters in 1910: Grand Duchesses Maria, Olga, Anastasia, and Tatiana. 8 years later, they were all executed to abolish the Russian monarchy.

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Frozen dead Russian soldier in Finland, 31 Jan…

Frozen dead Russian soldier in Finland, 31 Jan 1940

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A man on the frozen Russian ship Urania in the…

A man on the frozen Russian ship Urania in the Kattegat, 1895.

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Russian dancer Alice Nikitina, Venice, 1931

Russian dancer Alice Nikitina, Venice, 1931

German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Rus…

German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy. Volkhov area, 1942

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Russian soldiers celebrate during the First Ch…

Russian soldiers celebrate during the First Chechen War, 1995

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