soviet in 1920s


Dump armored vehicles near Kabul, Afghanistan. Here you can find not only the Soviet tanks and armored personnel carriers of the time of the Afghan war 1979-1989, but a lot of other, often rare military equipment. There are even ancient French tanks Renault FT-17, in the 1920-ies in different ways fell into the country. After the expulsion of the Taliban, the Americans and the French have taken several of these cars for restoration and now they are in the museums of these countries. In 2012 he was even found Polish tank “Renault”, captured by the red army during the Soviet-Polish war of 1920, and transferred to friendly Afghanistan in 1923…

Interesting photo. In the background is half Renault FT with broken sector on the sloth.

The process of restoration of the Afghan Renault FT tank Museum in Samur, France

Renault FT from the tank Museum collection in Samura (France). In 2007 moved to France from Afghanistan, the French Military Special Forces (Museum)

The Americans take out the rarities from the junkyard of military equipment under the Kabul

This landfill is as old. In the background two Indian armored car of the Second world war, the rumors are not preserved in any Museum in the world


Вавила грозный и тётка Арина (Terrible Vavila and Aunt Arina)

the works of: Olga KhodatayevaNikolai KhodataevBrumberg sisters
animated short film history
Release: 1928
Country: Soviet Union
Director: Olga Khodatayeva, Nikolai Khodataev

Rural women gather together on March 8th, International Women’s Day. The banner over the meeting hall reads, “Cooperation is a sure way to liberate women from the chains of cooking.” Arina’s husband attempts to stop her, but she and her friend outrun him. The women make it to their meeting as inanimate objects come to life and drive away the interfering men.

Valentina and Zinaida Brumberg served as animators on this film.


Terrible Vavila and Aunt Arina is available on YouTube.

Tartu Peace Treaty was signed between Estonia and Soviet Russia on February 2nd, 1920, thus ending the Estonian War of Independence that had lasted for 1 year, 2 months and 5 days.

The terms of the treaty stated that “Russia unreservedly recognises” the independence of Republic of Estonia de jure and renounced in perpetuity all rights to the territory of Estonia.