16 World Without People

World Without People

The town of Kadykchan on Chukotka was inhabited by 7 000 people who worked at coal mines. Then 6 people died in an accident that occurred at one of the mines. The mines were closed and
people moved to other cities and towns. Their houses were burnt off  to prevent the people from coming back. Today the town is inhabited by one old man who has 2 dogs.
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9 When Spring Comes To Kazakhstan

When Spring Comes To Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is best when seasons change. There is nothing more beautiful than winter yielding to spring, when the sun shines brighter and air fills with the smells
of the awakening ground. Check out Konstantin Kikvidze’s photographs of the Karaganda and Vostochnyy Kazakhstan regions taken at this very moment.
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2 Oil Production Wreaks Devastation In The North

Oil Production Wreaks Devastation In The North

Oil and gas producing companies keep occupying new territories forcing out their native population. RN-Purneftegas, one of the branches of Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft, promised to add new colors into the life of people living in the Purovsky Region, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District. Those areas have been inhabited by
Nenets, Khanty and other peoples for centuries. It is yet black that has been prevailing so far. Peoples who survived revolutions, collectivization and the chaos of the 90s are now on the verge of extinction. Oil and gas production business turned out to be more hazardous than the threat of the past.
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6 Aero Photography By Sergey Makarenkov

Aero Photography By Sergey Makarenkov

Heavy metal. Sergey Makarenkov takes photographs from the plane. When he first rose into the air, he realized he could not live without seeing a bird’s
eye view of this world. Since 2007, he spent about 400 hours flying on the plane photographing. Let us present some of his aviashots.
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13 Is There Any Hope For These People In The Far North?

Is There Any Hope For These People In The Far North?

This village is located right by the Sea of Okhotsk. Fishing and hunting have always been these people's main source of income. Then the fish factory was purchased by a private individual and the number of
people employed reduced greatly. Today there are about 1,700 people living in the village while some time ago it was only the fish factory that emplyed over 2,000. Welcome to Oktyabrsky.
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3 In the World of Macro

In the World of Macro

We want to present to you some beautiful examples of close-up
photography by a Russian photographer nicknamed d-a-ck9.
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6 Yalta Zoo Skazka

Yalta Zoo Skazka

Yalta Zoo “Skazka” (Russian for “Fairy Tale”) is the only Ukrainian privately owned zoo. At present more than
120 species of animals can be found in the Zoo, all of which were delivered from all continents of the globe.
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12 On Top Of The Bridge To Russky Island In Vladivostok

On Top Of The Bridge To Russky Island In Vladivostok

The elevator will bring you on top of the Bridge to Russky Island which is currently under construction in Vladivostok in 5 minutes. Its
pylons have reached their record-breaking height of 324 m above sea level! So, let's go up and see what's going on over there!
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8 The Crimea Of 1958

The Crimea Of 1958

Howard Sochurek, a photographer for Life magazine, travelled a lot throughout the Soviet Union in the 1950s leaving
after himself an impressive collection of photographs. We want to show you those he took in the Crimea in 1958.
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9 Military Exercises Of Mortarmen In The Primorye Region

Military Exercises Of Mortarmen In The Primorye Region

The photos were taken during military
training of mortarmen on an amphibious
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