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Unique cards and stamps about soviet space programs. Only in the SovietEraMuseum!
The VL80 is a Soviet built electric AC mainline freight locomotive. The initials VL are those of Vladimir Lenin after whom the class is named. The VL80 is a dual-section locomotive composed of two identical units, each resting on four two-axle bogies, powered by eight НБ-418К6 (en: NB-4186K6) electric tractive motors equipped with axle-support suspension. The use of a single section of VL80 is technically
The T-34 was a Soviet medium tank produced from 1940 to 1958. Although its armour and armament were surpassed by later tanks of the era, it has been often credited as the most effective, efficient and influential design of World War II.First produced at the KhPZ factory in Kharkov (Kharkiv, Ukraine), it was the mainstay of Soviet armoured forces throughout World War II, and widely exported afterwards. It