1 Enisei River, Eighty Years Ago

Enisei River, Eighty Years Ago

More photos of olden times from the Enisei river. Deer, fishing, handmade
boats, wooden hospitals, wooden kids cradles and other stuff is inside.

2 Steel Production of Ural Metallurgy

Steel Production of Ural Metallurgy

The Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company - one of the largest vertically integrated holdings in Russia, which is based on the
principle of a closed process chain: from raw materials to finished products. Main products are cast iron, steel and rolled.

1 Stronger Winds in Omsk

Stronger Winds in Omsk

Omsk, Russia, had some stronger winds today, April 26th.  I find the winds of such
force and speed to be quite not typical for this city and in this time of the year.
0 Stray Horses Raid Trash Bins in Kamchatka

Stray Horses Raid Trash Bins in Kamchatka

  Stray horses ravaging the trash bins became a real problem for the Kamchatka towns. At least this is what says Boris, manager of the local trash removal company. "If there are dogs or birds on
other trash sites, we have horses here. They wander uncontrollably around and climb into the trash bins, throw around the trash. They ruin our work!". We have more photos. See inside.

1 Habitable Caves of Pridonje

Habitable Caves of Pridonje

  "The robbers of the Cossacks, which were pursued by the Tzar lived here . They were expelled from their villages, that's why they went away to dug caves and then lived in them. So that to earn for living, they attacked and robbed passing ships. Stepan Razin and his army were among them. There, in the caves it was a staging post, and the robber hid the loot
here. " The Semeykinskaya Cave is the most mysterious of all the caves of south Don. It has absolutely inexplicable from the standpoint of the religious needs a two hundred meter course with a ceiling height of over two meters and a width of up to five feet, but it is a dead end, leads nowhere and has a single-cell niche in the hall.
0 Russia and Worlds Largest Iron Ore Field

Russia and Worlds Largest Iron Ore Field


6 Exclusion Zone: The most secret corners of Chernobyl

Exclusion Zone: The most secret corners of Chernobyl

Today, the Exclusion zone is a superficial open radioactive source. Within radioactively contaminated territories, a series of works were carried out to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination and radionuclides outside the
exclusion zone, to the main reservoirs of Ukraine (Kiev reservoir, the Dnieper river, etc.) The Ukrainian part of the exclusion zone, and the zone of obligatory resettlement, has an area at ​​about 2598 km2.  

3 Trains and Rural Landscapes

Trains and Rural Landscapes

Just some pictures of Russian trains going through rural landscapes. Trains of
coal, cows enjoying the spring sun, dogs - all this and more is inside.

1 Car on Ice At Night Illuminated from Underwater

Car on Ice At Night Illuminated from Underwater

We've had car on the Baikal lake ice already here. This is something alike, but different. This is the same place, but at night with some artificial illumination planted beneath the ice. I don't recall seeing something
like this before. So here is the story, told by the authors: "We didn't know if we would be able to illuminate the car thru the one meter (3 feet) thick ice. However we decided to give it a try..."

18 Astrakhan after Some Rain

Astrakhan after Some Rain

Sometimes it's rainy in Astrakhan. As a person from Astrakhan says, the city lacks drains so even small amounts of rain might turn the city into Venice after only one hour. Well, to
me its not Venice at all, but you might want to take a look. Also most of the photos in the article can be clicked for a bigger size (if such a size is available).