5 The Land of Bears

The Land of Bears

Kurilsk lake is famous not only with its wonderful landscapes and surrounding volcanoes, but also with the demographic situation of bears which is very good as there are plenty of the animals here. This is where one can get a clear
understanding that a bear is not a fluffy toy but a dangerous predator and doesn't kill people only because there is an abundance of tested and safe food around. As soon as the food is over, no person can be saved.
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10 Life In The Middle Of A Lake

Life In The Middle Of A Lake

Lake Baikal is a wonderful place that looks mighty both in winter and in summer. It is the oldest lake in the world that was there 25
million years ago and is 744,4 m deep. No other deeper lake can be found in the world. Let us visit the place and enjoy its beauty.
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3 Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Why stay in a large steam-room as Moscow in summer? A trip to the Kola peninsula may chill you out. We gonna join the
guys who did exactly this way - went along the Kola peninsula for new impressions, for fish and fresh wind.
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1 Descendants of the Ancients

Descendants of the Ancients

Wakhan valley is a mountainous part of the Pamir and one of the most interesting places in Tajikistan. It contains monuments related
to different epochs and cultures. Such a pity that usually tourists hurry up to see other sights and don't stay here for long.
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1 If You Litter, Litter In a Creative Way

If You Litter, Litter In a Creative Way

Such garbage people appeared in Kiev under the Moscow bridge. Nobody knows who's made them. Someone just came and picked trash right there, on the bank of the
Dnieper river: empty plastic bottles, beer cans etc. It became the material for the sculptures creation. Parts of the bodies were fixed with food wrap film.
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6 Chilling on the Top

Chilling on the Top

Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range,  Russia, near the border of Georgia. Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range, Russia, near the border of Georgia. It is the highest point of Russia and Europe. It has two peaks that are 5621 and 5642 meters (18440 and
18510 feet) high. It can be climbed via a ropeway. Let us have a look at the place described. Before, people had to struggle risking their lifes climbing this high. Later a cableway was created allowing the lazy people get to the peak of the mountain just in a matter of some minutes holding their beer in a hand.
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6 Wild Nature of Russia 2012

Wild Nature of Russia 2012

"National Geographic Russia" magazine and the Russian geographic community have held a photo contest "Wild Nature of Russia 2012". The photos must be taken all over Russia and feature
landscapes, wild animals in natural habitat, underwater shots etc. Only Russians can participate in the contest. Below are some photos from the contest held last year.
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2 Some Sweets For a Bear

Some Sweets For a Bear

They feed bears right on the road. Bears don't come alone, lots of them get used to get some tasty human food. There is a belief that if a bear once tries one of those he would return back
for more again and again... and if one day they don't find the treats an unlucky human can experience true bear food addiction rage. Though till then it looks like fun...
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45 Fossils That Witnessed Creation of the World

Fossils That Witnessed Creation of the World

We aren't going to bother you with plenty of scientific information. It's the interest of geochronology specialists. We'll just say that the river of Taimyr - Kotuikan has shredded Anabarskoye plateau and exposed the geological strata that had formed three and a half billion years ago. The former bottom
of the Archean sea turned into sedimentary rock and having destroyed under the impact of water and wind it reveals fossilized lamellar stomatolithic formations. Their shapes are rather weird: some resemble a football, others - a tortoise shell... Nature is still the best artist...
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2 Having Fun Around, Part 1

Having Fun Around, Part 1

Recently in Samara one could notice people flying over the Volga river - one of the widest rivers of Europe - with some strange equipment. The equipment turned out to be called "flyboard" and was brought from France for 15 thousand dollars. Approximately the same sum was required to make it work in full
force. The guys who had a chance to use it say that the most important thing is not to fall on a Sea Doo following behind. One can fly 14 m high with the thing (height of a 5 storey builidng). It's not too speedy but gives a chance fly over the Volga without touching the water.
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