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Poshekhonye is a small town with the population of about 6,500 (2010) located in Yaroslavl oblast of Russia. The town is situated 151 km to the northwest of Yaroslavl city. The settlement was first time mentioned in 1680 and from 1777 has the status of the town. Here are the photos of Poshekhonye town captured by Maxim Yashin in April 2009.

Poshekhonye town, Yaroslavl oblast, Russia

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The second part of photos captured in several villages of Kich-Gorodetsky district of Vologda oblast by Olya Ivanova (Part 1)

Russian country people

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The following museum “Vitoslavlitsy” located near Veliky Novgorod city offers unique exhibit of Novgorod land wooden architecture. The photos were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Russian wooden architecture museum view

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One of the main attractions of small town of Kalyazin, located in Tverskaya oblast of Russia, is the flooded bell tower of Nikolsky cathedral (1800). Here are several views of the bell tower during winter time. The photos were captured by shtish.

Kalyazin town, Russia flooded bell tower view

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The people of Russian villages photos

The following photos were captured in several villages of Kich-Gorodetsky district of Vologda oblast by Olya Ivanova

The second part of the photos

Russian country people view

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The flooded church of Vologda oblast photos

The following church built in 1790 is located in the former village of Krokhino (Vologda oblast) flooded in the beginning of 1960th with the construction of Volga-Baltic Canal.

The church was standing on the upland and survived the flooding but was abandoned. And here are the views of the present state of the church by shtish. The last picture is the photo of the church captured in the year of 1910.

Vologda oblast, Russia flooded church view

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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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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 recent post about Classical Russian village views here are the sceneries of life of another disappearing Russian village.

The village is called Zenkovo and is located in Khanty-Mansi autonomous okrug (region). The pictures were captured by padunskiy (all the photos are clickable).

Russian village scenery

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