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Jan/11

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The sceneries of Russian North

The following snowy views of Komi Republic and Nenets autonomous okrug were captured by Frederick Taer (all the photos are clickable).

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Wrangel Island is Russian island located in Arctic Ocean between East-Siberian and Chukotskoye Seas (Chukotka autonomous okrug). The island is the part of Wrangel natural reserve and has the status of UNESCO World Heritage from 2004.

Unfortunately like a lot of other territories of Russian Arctic the region was used as Soviet military outpost and here is the result. The photos were captured by Gorshkov Sergey.

Wrangel Island, Russia pollution view 1

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Dec/10

20

The landscapes of Bryansk oblast

The following sceneries were captured during the trip to Bryansk oblast by Viktor Borisov (all the photos are clickable).

Bryansk oblast, Russia life scenery 1

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Dec/10

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Uzury area of Olkhon Island, Baikal Lake

Olkhon is the largest island of Baikal Lake, Irkutsk oblast with the land area of about 730 sq. km. And Uzury is a very little settlement (about 10 people) located on the eastern side of Olkhon which main purpose is to maintain the weather station. The photos were captured by Dmitry Yurlagin (all the pictures are clickable).

Uzury area, Olkhon Island, Baikal Lake, Russia view 1

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And nobody knows how many similar villages are there in present day Russia.

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Dec/10

6

Charming views of Lipetsk oblast

Very nice pictures of landscapes and architectural monuments of Lipetsk oblast captured by Mikhail Grizli (all pictures are clickable).

Lipetsk oblast, Russia scenery 1

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Ivolginsky datsan is the center of Buddhism in Russia attracting hundreds of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world.

The datsan is located in the village of Verkhnaya Ivolga, about 30 km from Ulan-Ude. Photos by: Viktor Borisov.

Ivolginsky Datsan, Buryatia Republic, Russia view 1

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The main objective of the Center is the preservation, revival and development of folk arts and crafts, as well as traditional and contemporary forms of arts and crafts. The address of the Center is Khanty-Mansiysk city, Roznina Str., 119. The photos were captured by padunskiy (all pictures are clickable).

Khanty-Mansiysk city, Russia handicrafts center view 1

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Nov/10

21

The window frames of Kostroma city

Recently we had the post about Myshkin town window frames. And here is the next part of Russian windows frames photos taken on the streets of Kostroma city. The photos were captured by Ivan Hafizov.

Kostroma city, Russia windows frames view 1

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Nov/10

15

Wooden houses of Kovda village

Kovda is a little village located in Murmansk oblast of Russia and here are some photos of wooden houses of the village captured by grus57 (all photos are clickable).

Kovda village, Russia wooden houses view 1

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