1 Summer Countryside From Above

Summer Countryside From Above

We miss summer days so much! So today we want to show you some photos of summer countyrside near a Russian city
Samara. Forests and riverbeds, farms and gardens, lakes and little houses are going to be observed from above.
2 Bears In the Valley of Geysers

Bears In the Valley of Geysers

Every year people burn their feet in the Valley of Geysers and caldera of Uzon volcano. For some reason, they are mostly Russians, not foreigners. They do not pay
attention to the warnings.  But what about bears? They cannot read the instructions and wooden decks are built not for them. And they do not wear shoes..
6 Old Mine Turns Into a Secret Plantation

Old Mine Turns Into a Secret Plantation

Sometimes we can find rather unexpected things underground, such as a plantation of unknown crops at the depth of
300 meters. Local "agronomists" have been growing their secret plants at the place that used to be a big mine.

6 Hi Tech Oil Scouts Deep In Siberian Woods

Hi Tech Oil Scouts Deep In Siberian Woods

Seismic exploration includes geophysical methods of studying the Earth's crust, which are based on the study of artificially excited elastic waves. Seismic exploration is used to study the deep structure of the Earth and to find deposits of minerals (mainly oil and gas), to solve problems of hydrogeology and engineering
geology. Seismic survey is very reliable, it can obtain a huge amount of information. Big profit recoups the work of numerous expensive equipment that comes to the places which have never had any roads at all... Now we are going to spend some time with a seismic crew and see how they work.
6 The Lost Land

The Lost Land

The project called "Lost Chukotka" is an attempt to preserve the history of Chukotka of the twentieth century. This land used to have its settlements, its own culture, industry, military power, it was the place where many people tried to survive. Today these places are history. Besides there are no many people left
who can tell about this land, the land which is grown with tundra today. One photographer, who lives in Anadyr, Chukotka, has presented some photos of the land and called the project "Lost Chukotka". He was striving to visit as many Chukotian places as possible and show them to the world.
7 Assorted Russia, Part 68

Assorted Russia, Part 68

A strange double helix cloud was spotted just outside Moscow, Russia. While it is not entirely
known what caused such a phenomenon, there is a fairly extensive investigation under way.
2 Huge And Beautiful Hydro Power Plant

Huge And Beautiful Hydro Power Plant

Chirkei hydro power plant is situated on the Sulak river of Dagestan. It is the largest HPP in the North Caucasus, the highest arch dam of Russia. And probably it is also one of the most beautiful dams in the country. Its construction began in 1964 and
finished in 1978. The main structure of the HPP is the dam, of course, the beautiful arch 232,5 meters (763 ft) high and 338 meters (1109 ft) long. The width of the dam is from six (only six!) (19.7 ft) to thirty meters (98.4 ft)!

4 Video: Wild Boar Village Rodeo

Video: Wild Boar Village Rodeo

We have many entertainments in cities, but how should people have fun in villages?
Sometimes they find ways which make city citizens laugh. Check out the Russian village

12 Rapidly Crumbling Abandoned Mine

Rapidly Crumbling Abandoned Mine

Today we are going to find ourselves in the very huge abandoned mine which is decaying and crumbling
rather fast. Maybe it's the last opportunity to show it to you though it is dangerous to be here.
5 Back to Kamchatka And Its Inhabitants

Back to Kamchatka And Its Inhabitants

We are finally back at the Kronotsky nature reserve of Kamchatka, the wonderful place where few
naturalists live and explore the wildlife of Kamchatka managing to take so beautiful pictures.

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