Posts Tagged ‘russia’

Diabolical Russian Cartoon

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

I don’t know exactly what’s going on in this animated short from Russia, but I like it. Maybe that’s the point. Blah blah blah, Mr. Freeman. Found at YouTube from MrFreeMan0.

WTF: Tourist Destination, Chernobyl

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Nearly 25 years after a reactor at the Soviet-era plant exploded, the irradiated zone around Chernobyl is attracting curious visitors from around the world, from nuclear specialists to ordinary tourists, willing to pay 120 euros a day for a guided tour. Found at YouTube from AFP.

The Gift

Friday, May 28th, 2010

The Gift: A science fiction short from Russia by Carl Erik Rinsch. Found at YouTube from quatschkopf003.

1986: Complete Soviet News Coverage Of Chernobyl Disaster

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

…all 17 seconds worth. Found at YouTube from
andreshawk13.

Moscow Subway Bombing Aftermath

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Bomb attacks on two Moscow underground stations have killed at least 38 people. 64 more were wounded in the blasts, during the crowded rush hour. Found at YouTube from RussiaToday.

Soviet-Era Computer-Animated ASCII Cat

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

This computer animation was made in the Soviet Union in 1968. A group of Russian physicists and mathematicians with N. Konstantinov at the head, created mathematic models of the cat and its movement and programmed those models for the computer “BESM-4”. The computer printed hundreds of frames on paper using alphabet symbols and then they were converted to the cinefilm. Found at YouTube from avatarlemon via Julio Ojeda-Zapata.