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Jul/10

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Escaping the forest fire video

Several Russian regions suffer heavy forest fires because of the extremely hot weather. Here is the video of escaping from the village of Tamboles by the only available road.

The village is located in Nizhegorodskaya oblast. Attention! The video is full of offensive Russian language.

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The following nice photos of Novosibirsk oblast (region) of Russia nature were captured by Slava Stepanov (all the photos are clickable).

Novosibirsk oblast, Russia bird's eye view

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Jul/10

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The beauty of Karelia Republic nature

Karelia Republic located on the Russian northwest on the border with Finland is one of the most beautiful places of Russia and may be called a large national park of the country. The following photos captured by nub1an can be one of the proofs of this statement (all the pictures are clickable).

Karelia Republic, Russia nature view

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Jul/10

11

Russian bears hunting tasty fishes photos

The following photos were captured near Kurilskoye Lake of Kamchtka krai (region) of Russia. The pictures were taken by Igor Shpilenok during the spawning season of salmon (“nerka” fish). Easily hunted and tasty fish attract numerous bears from the surrounding territories.

Russian bears and fish scenery

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In addition to the previous post about the travel to Karskoye Sea coast of Russian North here is an interesting video of this travel by ashotog.

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The following photos were captured during the expedition to the coast of Karskoye Sea on the territory of Yamal peninsula of Russia (Yamalo-Nenets autonomous okrug).

The region is extremely rich in natural gas (about 20% of all known natural gas deposits of Russia). The pictures were taken by nub1an and frederick-taer. And here is the video report.

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Jun/10

26

The mighty bears of Kamchatka region photos

The following photos were captured by Igor Shpilenok at the Valley of Geysers and Kurilskoye Lake of Kamchatka krai (region) of Russia. Both places are the part of Kronotsky natural reserve and Igor was working as one of the inspectors of the reserve.

Kamchatka region, Russia bears view

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May/10

30

The picturesque views of Russian dacha

A lot of urban families in Russia have so called dachas – the small parcels of personal land located near the city.

Dachas are the places of resting and growing some vegetables, berries, fruits. And here are the picturesque pictures captured at one of such dachas. All the photos are clickable.

Russian dacha scenery

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May/10

20

The weathering pillars of Komi Republic photos

The weathering pillars is a unique geological monument located on the plateau of Man’-Pupu-Ner in Troitsko-Pechorsky district of Komi Republic of Russia. The geological monument is the composition of seven pillars with the height of 30 to 42 meters.

The pillars appeared as the result of ancient mountains erosion. There are numerous legends about the pillars among the local people. The weathering pillars geological monument is one of the winners of Seven Wonders of Russia contest.

Komi Republic, Russia weathering pillars view

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Here are the amazing photos captured by Vitaliy Raskalov from the highest radio tower (about 270 meters) located in Moskovskaya oblast of Russia (the photos are clickable).

Moscow oblast, Russia 270 meters tower view

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