1 At the Construction Site of the Hydro Power Plant

At the Construction Site of the Hydro Power Plant

This is another hydro power plant of North Ossetia - Zaramagskaya HPP. It is definitely worth visiting. The whole structure is very complicated and divided into two interconnected plants - the main one and the one being built, HPP-1. When finished it will become the largest hydro power plant of the North Caucasus and
will have the highest water pressure compared to other hydro power plants of Russia - 630 meters. Zaramagskaya HPP has already been built for thirty years. The head HPP with power of fifteen MW was put into service in 2009. It is located on the Ardon river near the gorge up to 1000 meters deep.
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1 It Is Easier Than Shoveling!

It Is Easier Than Shoveling!

There have been a blizzard in the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
and they need to remove all this snow somehow... Maybe this way?
2 Hopeless Magnetite Mine

Hopeless Magnetite Mine

This mine does not look hopeful: all these rusty staits, water dripping from
everywhere, falling stones, a lot of mud... The place has been abandoned long ago.
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1 Light In the Darkness

Light In the Darkness

Approximately in the 1970s they started development of this pit for subsequent ore extraction
for the Soviet metallurgy. Today the place is abandoned as thousands of others...
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3 Saving Foxes From the Deep Well

Saving Foxes From the Deep Well

Three fox cubs got into trouble - they could not come out from the big well
five meters deep. Luckily for them they were heard by people passing by.
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3 How to Grow Pikes

How to Grow Pikes

The ice and snow have already melted and for someone it means the time of pike.
Right now you'll see some photos from the place where this fish is grown.
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0 Flying Over the Volcano Spitting With Lava

Flying Over the Volcano Spitting With Lava

Tolbachik is a volcanic complex on the Kamchatka peninsula of the Russian Far East.
Inside this post are some shots of its eruption which took place recently.
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6 Animal Head, Anyone?

Animal Head, Anyone?

Aside the road from Moscow to Tver one can buy a real animal head to decorate
his house. Would you like to see something like this over your bed?
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9 World Largest Dumptruck At the Huge Coal Mine

World Largest Dumptruck At the Huge Coal Mine

Bachatsky open-pit coal mine is one of the largest mines of Kuzbas. Its annual output is over 8 million 700 thousand tons. It extract fuel for energetic and metallurgical fields of Russia and many other countries of the world. The mine uses 29
excavators, 63 dumpers, 9 locomotives, 3 rigs and 24 heavy bulldozers. The biggest among all dumptrucks is BelAZ-75600, its capacity is 320 tons, full mass - 500 tons! In the former countries of the USSR it's the biggest truck.
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5 Cat And Man: Always Cycling Together

Cat And Man: Always Cycling Together

A bearded cyclist Volodya rides his bike every day on Tatyshev island in
Krasnoyarsk. And he does it in a good company - his cat is always on his shoulder!
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