Chirkei hydro power plant is situated on the Sulak river of Dagestan. It is the largest HPP in the North Caucasus, the highest arch dam of Russia. And probably it is also one of the most beautiful dams in the country. Its construction began in 1964 and
finished in 1978. The main structure of the HPP is the dam, of course, the beautiful arch 232,5 meters (763 ft) high and 338 meters (1109 ft) long. The width of the dam is from six (only six!) (19.7 ft) to thirty meters (98.4 ft)!
A citizen of Coloma, Ukraine, whose name is Alexey Gutsulyak, broke the record of staying naked in the snow. He lay in the snow for 1 hour 20 minutes which is twenty minutes more than the previous record set by the Japanese. According to the new
record-holder he meditates like Tibetan monks while being in snow, thinks about summer. It can become possible only upon a long training and quenching. The record claims to be included into the Guiness Book of World Records.