2 Almost Nuclear Tornado

Almost Nuclear Tornado

Russia sometimes has tornadoes, too! Those pipes on the horizon are nuclear
power plant built back in 1954. So this tornado is kind of a nuclear one...

1 The Place of Snow Dinosaurs

The Place of Snow Dinosaurs

Hibiny is the place on the Kola peninsula. It most survives thanks to minerals extraction. But what will happen when they run out of minerals? What will happen with dozens of
companies and thousands of people who work for them? They will probably leave. In fact this place could become a wonderful ski resort.  But hardly it will do.
6 Nice Catch, Man!

Nice Catch, Man!

This man is really lucky to
have such a catch. But how??

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.
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.

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...
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.

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.

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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