8 First day of summer in Russia

First day of summer in Russia

People of many Russian cities, not just Norilsk like a few days ago, they woke up to.. snow! So they started posting
their "first day of summer". Some of the cities affected: Surgut, Novij Urengoj, Noyabrsk. Here are the photos.
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3 Russian Village Oparino Lost Deep in the Woods

Russian Village Oparino Lost Deep in the Woods

This village in Russia is lost deep in the woods. There is no road leading here, except this old rail road. You can't get here by car. In case of emergency, a person has to walk 40 kms to get to the nearest place.
It is surrounded by swamps. Two times a month a small, old train with only one car comes here. Thanks to the Russian blogger Grifon, we have a chance to peek into the life of people here. Let's look!
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7 Russian City Noyabrsk Today May 16 2016

Russian City Noyabrsk Today May 16 2016

Just if someone asks you "How is it to live in Russia?" you can show him these pics. Just another sunny day in Russia: any day in May you can get a snow
outside like this if you live in for example Noyabrsk city. You have to go and find your old shovel to dig out your car before going to work.
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8 Peaceful Sights of Spring in Ukrainian City Rakhov

Peaceful Sights of Spring in Ukrainian City Rakhov

Just a dose of peacefulness. Ukrainian small town Rakhov is an example of slow life in rural setting.
Spring adds overall charm. Enjoy relaxed atmosphere of those pics, especially if you stressed.
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3 Animal Life of Chernobyl

Animal Life of Chernobyl

Despite (or thanks?) to the radioactivity threats the animal life in Chernobyl is blooming. In the past thirty years many exotic animals regained their right to live freely in the area and their population
growth is tremendous. A few photos just to get an idea what you can meet there these days, starting with this proud Chernobyl small eagle posing with radioactivity sign on the background.
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10 Russian City Has Dirt as Tap Water

Russian City Has Dirt as Tap Water

Russian blogger Sergey has travelled to Russian city Vyksa and discovered that he even wasn't been able to take a shower there. Why? Because water quality was a pure dirt
flowing from the tap. He was so shocked and couldn't understand why quoute "This is not some Ethiopia or Mongolia, It's 21st century! How can you live like that??"
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3 Russian Abandoned Frozen Houses

Russian Abandoned Frozen Houses

Russian blogger Sergei took a tour to one of the abandoned houses which are plentiful on Russian North. But instead of going there in Summer, as most bloggers do and we had posted plenty of such photos, he went there in winter. It gives us a
clear perspective what would happen to our beloved buildings if someday we be cut off the electricity and heat, those comfy apartments people in Russia are got used too going to look something like this. That's spooky!
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2 Camping in Chukotka, Russian Style

Camping in Chukotka, Russian Style

What is Chukotka? It is sort of Russian Alaska - separated from American one by a Bering Straight. Indigenious people of Chukotka don't need visas to travel to Alaska and have had close ties in past. It's like Alaska, very
snowy very cold land. However locals like to go camping here too. How? Thanks to Mr. Basov, a blogger from Chukotka we can now discover a Russian way to go camping in the middle of frozen nowhere. Take a look:
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1 Dangerous Ice Roads of the Baikal Lake in Spring

Dangerous Ice Roads of the Baikal Lake in Spring

Russian blogger Alex was telling his readers about dangerous but very visually attractive ice roads of the Russian lake Baikal. Because the lake has the clearest fresh water
in Russia it looks very awesome when it turns to ice. And in spring this ice cracks making it to look even much more visually awesome. Let's see what he got.
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8 Heavy Snowfalls in Moscow Today

Heavy Snowfalls in Moscow Today

The first days of spring brought a big snowfall to Moscow. Cars got stuck, the road sweeping equipment got stuck too, people arrived late to
their jobs, and even the government members were late to their top notch activities. Let's see a few slides of how it was today.
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