Tanks Disturb Tourists at Baltic Beach


What's worse than having someone kick sand at you at the beach? Having a convoy of Russian tanks kick sand on you and everyone else at the beach.

Kaliningrad is the only Russian port city on the Baltic Sea that is ice-free all year round. That makes it an enticing attraction for sunbathers, but what it lacks in ice it makes up for in firepower courtesy of the Russian army.

Since this isn't an "official" beach, the local authorities routinely use it to transport their armored vehicles so as to avoid tearing up city streets. According to sources, the stunt could also be seen as a ploy to show off Russia's military prowess to nearby neighbors like Lithuania and Poland, which are part of the European Union. Russia reiterated its stance that this was merely a standard training exercise. Politics aside, we wouldn't appreciate having a squadron of tanks kicking up sand on our vacation.

You Might Also Like
10 Things To Know About The All-New BMW 8 Series
10 Things To Know About The All-New BMW 8 Series
10 Awesome Performance Sedans That Were Completely Forgotten
10 Awesome Performance Sedans That Were Completely Forgotten
5 Things You Need To Know About The 2019 BMW X5

After driving the car for the first time, here are our key takeaways.

Watch The BMW M2 Competition Lap The Ring In 7:52

That was supercar territory not long ago.

Kim Jong-un Gets Classy With New Ride

So much for sanctions.

Drifting A 1,000-HP Corvette On Mountain Roads Takes Some Serious Skill

Thought drifting the entire Nurburgring was challenging? Try it in a 1,000-hp Corvette on a mountain road with no safety rails.

Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Truck Makes More Power Than Anything You’ve Got

This crazy beast is even more powerful than the Ford GT.

Ford Imagines A Future With No Traffic Lights

Stopping at junctions could be a thing of the past in the future.

One-Off Ferrari 330GT Speciale Is A 50-Year-Old Dream Come True

This stunning coachbuilding project is a tribute to legendary Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti.

Students Create 600-HP Honda Civic Hybrid Rallycross Machine

Deep Orange 9 is our kind of school project.

Is The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Way More Powerful Than Advertised?

Jaguar claims the super sedan has 592 horsepower under the hood.

What's Hot