Photos Kazakhstan
Photos Kazakhstan

Karkaralinsk - Aviators monument

Celebrating the hero aviators and cosmonauts from the Soviet period, many of them came from the Karkaralinsk area

Karkaralinsk - Aviators monument

This large Word War II monument was only constructed in 2005, Soviet times are relived in Kazakhstan

Karkaralinsk - Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21BIS Fishbed-L

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21BIS, the 610 marking probably relate to the 610th Air Base nearby in Karaganda

Karkaralinsk - Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21BIS Fishbed-L

Rumor has it that Kazakhstan sold 40 of it's MiG-21s to North Korea, however, this one is still in the country

Karkaralinsk - Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21BIS Fishbed-L

This picture clearly shows that the Tumansky R-25-300 turbojet engine was removed from the aircraft

Karkaralinsk - M-30 122 mm howitzer M1938

122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) used as part of the World War II monument in Karkaralinsk

Karkaralinsk - ZiS-3 76 mm field gun

ZiS-3 76 mm field gun overlooking a relatively modern war monument in Karkaralinsk

Karkaralinsk - Nazarbayev Propaganda

Many billboards in favor of the Kazakh president can be found in Karkaralinsk, we counted almost 10

Karkaralinsk - Nazarbayev Propaganda

Large image of Nazarbayev swearing on the Kazakh constitution hanging above the post office entrance

Karkaralinsk - Nazarbayev Propaganda

Another propaganda billboard where Nuran Nazarbayev is hailed as the leader of all Kazakhs

Karkaralinsk - Karkaralinsk museum

Desk of a former local Communist official who later became important in Moscow

Karkaralinsk - Karkaralinsk museum

Important local communists who were decorates for military or civil duties by the Communist party

Karkaralinsk - Karkaralinsk museum

More photos and belongings of local communists in the Karaganda city museum

Karkaralinsk - Toktar Aubakirov section

Section of the museum dedicated to local here and Soviet cosmonaut Toktar Aubakirov

Karkaralinsk - Toktar Aubakirov painting

Painting of Toktar Aubakirov who went to space with Soyuz TM-13 in 1991 just before the end of the USSR

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