0 Winter Oceanic Crabs Fishing in Chukotka Russia

Winter Oceanic Crabs Fishing in Chukotka Russia

You probably didn't know but Russian fishermen catch crabs during winter too. The process is pretty simple - just go to the ice covered sea surface, make a hole and put a string with a bait. After a short while crabs
start arriving and you can just pull them out. Then you can freshly cook it. This is sort of Russian Northern people barbecue - but you don't need to take meats with you, just catch it. Let's take a look:
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0 Travelling Across Russian Tundra on Japanese All-terrain Vehicle

Travelling Across Russian Tundra on Japanese All-terrain Vehicle

This Japanese all-terain vehicle is manufactured since 1970s. And it's very popular at Russian Far North. It can go wherever all other vehicles can't. Inside they are always decorated with carpets and
other decor - pretty authentic to Russian North. Russian blogger Sergey travelled on one of those and let's see how it's to travel on such a vehicle across Russian Northern Tundra (forest).
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7 Shamrock: Russian most northern military base, exterior and interior photos

Shamrock: Russian most northern military base, exterior and interior photos

"Shamrock" is Russian newest and most Northern military base in the world. It has most permanent Northern building ever built. It can host over 150 people autonomously for over 18th month without resupply. It's located on Frantz Joseph Land, it's one of the most Northernmost parts of Russia -
192 small islands in a Northern Ocean, just 500 miles from the North Pole! Before we had some photos of the place, but now Russian ministry of defense declassified more photos and also for the first time ever showed interiors of the base so lets see them fresh and hot!
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2 Bear Wrestling, Bear Feeding and more fun of Soviet Oil Capital

Bear Wrestling, Bear Feeding and more fun of Soviet Oil Capital

Ukhta was an oil capital of one of the Northern Russian regions. It's a home to one time Russian most rich man Roman Abramovich who also earned his fortune selling
oil assets. However besides oil it was a pretty traditional Russian place - kids were enjoying watching bears wrestle and more on those photos of Ukhta.
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0 Extreme Photography of Olga Barantseva

Extreme Photography of Olga Barantseva

Olga Barantseva is a Russian photographer who is fond of risk. She is risking lives of her own models asking
them to pose together with most dangerous Russian animals - bears and wolves. Let's see some of her works:
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3 Boat Church in Russia

Boat Church in Russia

They say this is a one in a world Church that looks like a boat. It was built in a village for donations and private funds of the architect.
It costed them around $300,000 to build it and they say it's made in Byzantian style. Let's see a bit more photos of this church.
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0 Russian cities on 1711 old pictures of Nicolaas Witsen: Some of this cities don’t exist anymore

Russian cities on 1711 old pictures of Nicolaas Witsen: Some of this cities don’t exist anymore

Nicolaas Witsen was a famous Dutch person in 18th century. In fact he became  a mayor of Amsterdam thirteen times! In his free time he was cartographer, maritime writer, and an authority on shipbuilding, but most importantly he
was an expert on Russian affairs. So he went to Russia and here are the pictures of Russian towns he brought back in year 1711. Interesting fact that some of the town he has visited at that time don't exist now.
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2 Bear Found its Home on Russian Airfield

Bear Found its Home on Russian Airfield

Over one year this bear lives on a Russian airfield. Russian blogger Andrey visited this place and made some photos and told this story. The bear mom was killed by poachers. Little newborn bear appeared on the
airfield. It was laying on the airfield and was trembling from the sound of flying planes. Pilots couldn't pass by this creature and picked him up. So the bear started to live on the airfield:
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4 Harsh winters of Norilsk

Harsh winters of Norilsk

Norilsk is known for its harsh winters. Here on the photo above city thermometer shows -66 C and people
walking around. More photos of people surviving in this pretty big city during winters you can see below:
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3 How Chukchi people live in winter

How Chukchi people live in winter

Chukchi people were having traditional way of live for centuries. They are Northern deer herders leaving on endless plains of Russian North. However in the latest years they started using modern inventions in their daily life. Russian blogger
Basov went to a traditional shelter of Chukchis and spent some time with them. They don't stay on one place, they move from place to place as their deer herds move. So they live in temporary huts. Here is the story about them:
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