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Tobolsk, a city with a population of about 100 thousand people, located 250 km northeast of Tyumen, was founded as the center of the development of Siberia in 1587.

From the end of the 16th to the 18th centuries, it was the main military, administrative, political, and religious center of Siberia. Photos by: Anton Petrus.

picturesque old Siberian city

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Of the indigenous peoples of the Russian North, the Nenets are the most numerous. According to the 2010 census, the total number of the Nenets people living in Russia was 44,640, of which 29,772 were living in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, part of the Tyumen region.

Let’s look at some scenes from their life in winter, when the temperature ranges from minus 20 to minus 40 degrees Celsius. Photos by: Petr Ushanov.

visit the Nenets

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Tobolsk city beautiful Kremlin photos

Tobolsk city, located about 250 km from Tyumen city of Russia, had the status of the capital of Siberia in the 16-19th centuries. Today the city is known for its unique and the only in Siberia stone  Kremlin. Here are several photos of the Kremlin captured by padunskiy (all the photos are clickable).

Tobolsk city of Russia Kremlin


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