Yesterday people of central parts of Russia could see aurora borealis in their night skies. This is highly unusual for such "Southern" regions as auroras are common in Northern part of Russia and usually in the coldest
days of year. This year however is surprisingly warm. For example in Moscow it have been reported that the bees were awaken early this year. So the weather was form and unusual for such a phenomena.
A couple in city of Tver has married according to Pastafarian tradition. Do you know those pastafarian people - they make photos wearing pasta colanders on their heads for driving licences, and do other things to mock up a traditional approach to religion like - with all seriousness state that their
highest deity is a Flying Spaghetti Monster and more thing like this. You can read here if you are interested. Meanwhile in Tver one young couple decided to marry according to Pastafarianism tradition - please note a guy already has put his colander on. More photos inside:
Have you ever heard this name - Shishkin? If not then I'll tell you a bit about him. He was one of the most brilliant Russian artist of the 19th century. Some say that amongst all Russian painters who were mastering the landscape genre he was
the best ever lived. Most of all he liked to paint Russian nature and here is a small selection of his some of the best works. Like the one on top - just see how realistically the sun light being expressed on this painting.