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Sep/17

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Vladivostok – the view from above

Vladivostok is a city with a population of about 600 thousand people and a major seaport located in the Far East of Russia. It is the administrative center of Primorsky Krai and the last station of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

The city is located on the Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula and the islands in the Peter the Great Bay of the Sea of Japan. The military post of the Russian Empire called “Vladivostok”, which means “holding the east”, was founded in 1860. In 1880, it received the status of a town. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

fly over Vladivostok

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Jul/16

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Vladivostok Shrouded in Dense Summer Fog

Vladivostok is a large city and seaport located in the Russian Far East, on the peninsula Muraviev-Amur and islands in Peter the Great Bay, Sea of ​​Japan.

The climate in the city is monsoon. One of its characteristics is the formation of dense fog that can envelop the city for several days. Up to 90% of foggy days are registered from April to August.

Foggy day in Vladivostok, Russia, photo 1

foggy day in Vladivostok

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Russky Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge to the Russky Island across the Eastern Bosphorus Strait in Vladivostok. Construction of the bridge began September 3, 2008. It was the part of the city’s preparations for the APEC summit in 2012.

This bridge has the world’s largest span of cable-stayed bridges, length 1104 meters. Photos by Sergey Orlov

Russky Bridge, Vladivostok, Russia, photo 1

impressive construction

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Jun/13

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Unique view from the pylon of the Russky Bridge

The Russky (Russian) Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge located in Vladivostok. The bridge connects Nazimov Peninsula and Novosilsky Cape on the Russky Island.

Construction of the bridge started September 3, 2008 as part of the city’s preparations for the APEC summit in 2012. The bridge has the world’s largest span among cable-stayed bridges (1104 meters), and the highest pylons – 324 meters.

The Russky Bridge, Vladivostok, Russia photo 1

Climb to the top of the Russky Bridge

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September 8, residents and guests of Vladivostok could see beautiful light show prepared for the APEC summit. It was the largest light show in Russia this year.

A multimedia show is a light-laser-fireworks performance on the water, fully synchronized with the music. Duration of the show was a little more than 19 minutes. The cost of the fireworks and laser show on the contract is USD 2.5 million. Photos by Petr Ushanov

Light show in honor of the APEC Summit in Vladivostok, Russia photo 1

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August 1, 2012 the bridge to the Russian (Russky) Island was opened to private traffic. It is a cable-stayed bridge in Vladivostok, connecting Nazimov Peninsula with Novosilsky Cape on the Russian Island.

The construction of the bridge began September 3, 2008 as part of the city’s preparations for the APEC summit in 2012. The total cost of the project including the access road to the bridge is about $ 2 billion.

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Aug/12

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The bridge over Zolotoy Rog Bay in Vladivostok

The bridge over Zolotoy Rog Bay is a cable-stayed bridge in Vladivostok. The construction of the bridge began July 25, 2008 as part of the city’s preparations for the APEC summit in 2012.

The bridge was officially opened on August 11, 2012. The length of the bridge is 1388.09 meters; total amount of funding – about $ 620 million. Photos by Smit Smitty

Zolotoy Rog Bay bridge, Vladivostok, Russia photo 1

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Day of the Navy is a memorable day in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. It is celebrated annually, on the last Sunday of July. The Navy Day is celebrated with military parades, military and sporting events, holiday concerts, all kinds of themed contests and quizzes.

July 29, Vladivostok, the headquarters of the Russian Pacific Fleet, traditionally held the celebrations of the Navy Day. The main part of the celebration was held in the Amur Bay. Here are the photos of the celebrations taken during the naval parade. Photos by Smit_Smitty

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The next stage of combat training of units of the Marine Corps of Russian Pacific Fleet began in the new academic year. After winter combat training large-scale tactical exercises with firing began at the landing firing ground “Klerk” located near Vladivostok, the capital city of Primorye krai.

The exercises involved 122-mm self-propelled artillery “Gvozdika”, 82-mm battalion mortars, antitank guided missile systems “Fagot” and infantry flame throwers “Shmel”.

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Jul/11

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Mysterious fog over Vladivostok city

Summer weather in Vladivostok is characterized by high repeatability of fog.

In addition to the deterioration in sea navigation the fog in the city hinders the work of road and rail transport, aviation, and slows the rate of construction and other work in the open air, accelerates corrosion of metals, increases energy consumption by reducing lighting and air temperature.

Mysterious fog over Vladivostok city, Russia view 1

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