Name: Igor Ageyenko

Age: 29

Profession: Journalist

Cities: Blagoveshchensk

How long have you been doing photography? What style or genre most interests you? About five years. Journalism.

Can you give us a short description of your city? Where is it located? What is it famous for?

Blagoveshchensk is the capital of Amur oblast and one of the few cites in the country that borders a foreign city (Ivangorod is another), in this case the Chinese city of Xeyxe. Tynda, also in our reagion is the capital of the BAM, the great train line, whose glory was touted to the whole USSR back in the 1980s.

What is something about your city that only locals would know?

Blagoveshchensk has the largest collection of shopping malls in the Far East – there are now 38, with a few still in the process of construction.

Which places or sites are a must for someone to see if they visit your city?

The embankment. The monument to the Cossack pioneers of the Amur region.


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