Hosannas to the wacky chroniclers of post-Soviet life in Russia and its former subject nations, as they have found a man in a small village near Novosibirsk who constructs full-sized Great Patriotic War-era tank models using nothing more than old photographs as a guide. The vehicles are operable, featuring modern powerplants and apparently have given some of the village's people quite a fright during test drives. What's next? Apparently, his dream is to build an aircraft carrier. Just imagine waking up one morning and noticing the superstructure of the Admiral Gorschkov in your neighbor's yard...
Self Made Tanks [English Russia]
In Soviet Russia, Tank Flies YOU! [Internal]