Wooden сhurch of St. Prophet Elisha is located in a deserted village Yakovlevskaya of Podporozhsky area (Leningrad oblast) on the shore of Lake Sidozero. The church built in 1899 and closed in 1939 is being in significant disrepair now. The photos were taken by roving-wiretrap.
Boguchanskaya hydropower plant is being constructed on the Angara River (about 12 km from Kodinsk town and 740 km from Krasnoyarsk city). The construction of the station began in 1980 and was frozen from 1994 to 2005 due to lack of funds.
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June 12 is a very important date in modern Russian history. The Declaration of Russia’s sovereignty was adopted June 12, 1990. First presidential election was held a year later, June 12, 1991. The holiday received state status in 1994. At first it was known as Russia’s Independence Day. Since 2002 it is called the Day of Russia.
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What a nice blast from the past :)
The hirsute Kostroma people from the primeval forests of central Russia: the first of their kind ever seen in England. 1874
Nizhnevartovsk is the administrative center of Nizhnevartovsky district of Khanty-Mansi autonomous okrug. It is the second largest city of the region. The largest oil deposit in Russia – Samotlorskoye is located in Nizhnevartovsky district. That is why Nizhnevartovsk is called the oil capital of Russia.
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June 2 about 23:30 MSK at the military unit in Udmurtia Republic near the village of Pugachevo an explosion occurred, which led to the detonation of ammunition. More than 28 thousand people were evacuated from nearby settlements. Real hell on earth.
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The Church of the Transfiguration located in the village of Krasnoye (Staritskiy district, Tverskaya oblast) is one of the rarest in the region pseudo-Gothic buildings of the 18th century.
Mari El Republic is one of the most ecologically pure territories in the European part of Russia. There are a lot of beautiful lakes, rivers and forests on the territory of the republic. The region is a popular destination for travelers and tourists who are enjoying nature. The photos were taken by Dmitry Mordolff.
Ekaterinburg is the fourth largest city of Russia with the population over 1,3 million people; the city located in Sverdlovsk oblast is known as the “Capital of Ural”. The following photos of Ekaterinburg were taken by dedmaxopka in March, 2011.