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21 November 2018


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Travel

Rural and urban, geography and travel, the environment and adventure.

Pyatigorsk
Pyatigorsk

Anton Podgayko left Moscow for Pyatigorsk in order to shoot in the Caucusus. He takes us along.

Tags: Caucasus
Sakhalin
Sakhalin

Alexander Gayvoron is a teacher and photographer who lives on Sakhalin. He gives us a quick tour.

St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg

Mikhail Mokryshin gives us a short trip around Russia's northern capital and some unusual photos.

Astrakhan
Astrakhan

Let's go south with Liailia Gimadeeva, who acquaints us with the beauty and wonders of Astrakhan!

Altai
Altai

Ekaterina Novikova shares her region, the Altai, with us through words and images.

Tags: Altai, Siberia, travel, Katun River
Sochi
Sochi

This week we travel to Russia's warmer climes. Lesya Polyakova gives us a quick tour of Sochi.

Tags: sochi, black sea
Kursk Region
Kursk Region

Anastasiya Tsayder takes us inside village living rooms and kitchens, showing a rarely scene slice of Russian rural life.

Rostov-on-Don
Rostov-on-Don

Sveta Balashova-Kuzmina gives us a tour of her hometown, Rostov-on-Don, at the apex of five seas.

Tags: Rostov-on-Don, photography, rivers, south
Khakassia
Khakassia

Constantine Gulyaev takes us on a tour of Khakassia, "warm Siberia," home to shamans, powerful mountains, petroglyphs and Russia's largest hydroelectric dam.

Mariy El
Mariy El

Nikolai Gontar leads us on a trip to the Republic of Mariy El, home to layered pancakes and some very unusual architecture.

Tver
Tver

Olga Titova takes us to Tver, a main city located between Moscow and St. Petersburg, a land of candles and goats, bridges and rivers.

Tags: goats, mongols, Catherine the Great
The Most Beautiful Village in Russia
The Most Beautiful Village in Russia

Last week tiny Kinerma was named as this year's "most beautiful Russian village." As it turns out, Kinerma was a stop on The Spine of Russia project...

Tags: Karelia, village, history
Nizhny Novgorod
Nizhny Novgorod

Mikhail Solunin, 28, takes us on a tour of Nizhny Novgorod, at the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers.

Tags: Nizhny Novgorod, cities, photography, everyday
Veliky Ustyug
Veliky Ustyug

Yuli Lyubeznikov and Alexandra Ivanova show off their town, one of the oldest in the Russian North: Veliky Ustyug

Tags: travel, towns, winter, Father Frost
Piter's Five Must-Stroll Streets (that are not Nevsky)
Piter's Five Must-Stroll Streets (that are not Nevsky)

After you finish strolling St. Petersburg's Nevsky Prospect, you'll want to visit these five must-stroll streets in the Northern Palmyra, to get a feel for the rest of the city. 

Tags: St. Petersburg, travel, tourism
Chukotka
Chukotka

Do you know what a karakurt is? Ever been to a Smelt Holiday? Know why some reindeer horns are trimmed? This week, travel with Timur Akhmetov to Chukotka, to find out this and more...

Omsk
Omsk

Aleksei Malgavko, 30, lives in Omsk. This week he offers us a tour of his city and region.

Tags: Siberia, Omsk, winter
8 Perfect Pitstops Along the Trans-Siberian Railway
8 Perfect Pitstops Along the Trans-Siberian Railway

In 1891, Russian Tsar Alexander III signed a document initiating the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway. And not only is it the longest railway in the world; it's got some interesting stops along the line, too.

Tags: trans-siberian railway, siberia, tour, travel, moscow, kazan, lake baikal, irkutsk, ulan ude, mongolia, mircorp
Salekhard
Salekhard

Photographer Yevgenia Zhulanova takes us to Salekhard and the distant Nenets Autonomous Okrug during one of its most important holidays. 

Crimea Crisis Solved?
Crimea Crisis Solved?

In a surprising move that has shocked international pundits, Secretary of State John Kerry today announced he has arranged the de-annexation of Crimea by Russia. 

Tags: crimea, kerry, international relations