6 Polar Circle: the Kingdom of Snow And Ice

Polar Circle: the Kingdom of Snow And Ice

We are about to visit one little village at the very polar circle. The temperature rarely falls below -30C
(-22F). But at night it's very beautiful here: one can see numerous stars in the sky or even Northern lights.
7 Kirghizian Mountain Wilderness

Kirghizian Mountain Wilderness

Low emerald grass is under the feet, endless blue sky is over the head. Somewhere afar, over the clounds, so close to space, a white dragon is
sleeping - ancient as our world. We are at the Celestial Mountains of the country called Kirghizia located in the east of Central Asia.
9 Sailing the River Under Moscow City

Sailing the River Under Moscow City

The Rybinka river is a major tributary of the Yauza. Though diggers do not often come down to see it. There are no stairs under most of the hatches. We gonna see the historic area of the river -
it's a brick circular 3.5-meters chimney with a chamber two meters wide. The authors of the pictures got the place without any stairs or ropes, just using the power of their hands.

16 Diving Deep At -36

Diving Deep At -36

It was a really cold photoshoot! They made it in the Orda cave of the Perm region of Russia when it was -36 C (-32.8) outside! According to the legend the Orda river has a spirit who helps divers in difficult situations. This became the main idea of
the photoshoot. They decided to invite a two-times world champion in free diving Natalia Avseenko to play the Mistress of the Orda in the waters of the cave. The temperature of the water was +5 C (41 F) and it was as hard as hell.
5 Awesome Retreat In the Mountains

Awesome Retreat In the Mountains

How do you visualize paradise? Probably every person has his/her own picture. Gorny Altai could also be something that resembles the perfect land. Its mountains are wonderful. The peak of
Belukha mountain was considered to be one of those places on the planet through which the Earth receives the divine energy of the cosmos. Now we are going to go to its foot.

10 Russian Siberian Tigers In the Safari Park

Russian Siberian Tigers In the Safari Park

 In the safari park of the Primorye, Far East of Russia, specially before New Year there was opened a park of tigers. It
represents a forest area which is as big as a football field. Two nine months old tiger cubs are living there now.
4 Ural Winter Fairy Tale

Ural Winter Fairy Tale

We about to visit the southern Urals where the national park Taganai is situated. In this particular case the word "southern" does
not promise any hope, in January the temperature is lower than -30C (-22F) there and strong winds do not add any comfort.

20 My House This Winter

My House This Winter

How does a house look inside when the temperature outside is -59C (-74.2F)? Come to the city of Karaganda, Kazakhstan, to see it with
your own eyes. Just imagine for a second how cold it is! Such temperature has been in the city for several days already!
4 New Eruption of Tolbachik Volcano

New Eruption of Tolbachik Volcano

Tolbachik volcano situated on Kamchatka peninsula erupts again, right before the expected doomsday - on the 21st of December. So we are going to show you more photos taken by different people from various angles and from above as well. Read more...

7 December 2012 In Russia And Ukraine

December 2012 In Russia And Ukraine

This month about 40 Ukranians have already frozen to death. Though the temperatures are not so low compared to some Russian regions. For example, in the central and eastern Ukraine it is about -28
(-10-18F). The frost was followed by snowfalls - some districts are covered with snow 53 cm high (21'). In Russia the situation is not much better - this winter is trully Russian!