Former Ukrainian president leaves behind Russian car collection

Just a couple days ago, the world media and some bewildered journalists got a glimpse of now-departed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's villa on the Dnieper river, called Mezhyhirya. The sprawling and not-particularly-tasteful residence rests on a 345-acre lot of real estate (a little over half the size of… » 2/24/14 2:52pm 2/24/14 2:52pm

The Cars of the Sochi Opening Ceremonies

Wes Siler has a great article about the sidecars on the motorcycles used in the Opening Ceremonies. But what of the cars? All Ladas? Hardly! » 2/09/14 7:09pm 2/09/14 7:09pm

Governor Schwarzenegger And Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's First…

Governor Arnold was so excited. The cutest boy in the G8, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, was coming to pick him up for a date. He even borrowed his dad's Chaika! Schwarzenegger was the happiest girl in the Russian Federation. » 10/12/10 12:00pm 10/12/10 12:00pm

In Soviet Russia, Junkyard Gets Down On YOU!

57Sweptside loves junkyards, and not just the ones in his native Southwest. He's found for us this collection of photos shot in a Russian yard packed full of Volgas, Moskviches, and even Tchaikas. » 4/19/09 6:00pm 4/19/09 6:00pm