1 Adorable Seal Cub Met By a Lucky Photographer

Adorable Seal Cub Met By a Lucky Photographer

It's not difficult to see an adult seal in Baikal, Russia. This land is full of seals. But to see a seal cub is very lucky!  Usually they are very timid, do not like people to be
around. But blogger alexphotograph has managed not only to come close but to take these adorable images as well. And please do not worry, everything is okay with the baby!
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4 The Only Aircraft Carrier With Its Own Fleet of Special Vehicles Aboard

The Only Aircraft Carrier With Its Own Fleet of Special Vehicles Aboard

Aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov" is famous not only for having aircraft and helicopters on its decks, but also
for it's special vehicles. We can say it's the only ship of the Russian naval forces with a "garage" aboard.
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1 The Unique Volcano of Sakhalin

The Unique Volcano of Sakhalin

In the photo above you see the caldera of Golovnin volcano located in Sakhalin, Russia. In fact it was an ordinary volcano that had been sleeping and erupting until its central part vanished under the ground as if it never existed. A big pit
surrounded by high walls appeared in that place instead. A new volcano (small one) is growing in its center. It actually looks like a lake but there is a volcanic activity inside that may result in a new eruption quite unexpectedly.
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1 A New Villa Community In Sochi Gets Plundered

A New Villa Community In Sochi Gets Plundered

This villa community in Veseloye-Psou of the Adler district was built for the people who were displaced for the Olympics in Sochi. There are 79 houses here, only 20 are occupied, while others are regularly plundered. The construction of the community was finished in 2011 and since then the
houses have never been guarded. All valuable stuff is taken away, doors and windows get broken, youngsters arrange noisy parties there... The administration does not give these houses to those who really need them, keeps saying there is no vacant housing in the city.
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4 Hell on Earth in Siberian Forest Fires

Hell on Earth in Siberian Forest Fires

If you wondered how hell on Earth might look like, this is how. As a result of forest fires the highways are blocked and
on fire.  People still go through.  Often their cars catch fire while on the move.   Just watch this video!
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4 Russian Soldiers In Tajikistan

Russian Soldiers In Tajikistan

This is a Russian military base in Tajikistan where Russian soldiers stand guard on the boarder with Afghanistan
- the main source of illegal supplies to Europe. The set of pictures was shared by blogger codename-it.
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0 Cars Get Damaged by Falling Bricks in Brest, Belarus

Cars Get Damaged by Falling Bricks in Brest, Belarus

Stormy wind in Brest, Belarus, collapsed the brick wall of the garage cooperative and seriously damaged ten cars parked on the facility. In
other areas of the Belorussian city trees fell and collapsed four more cars. Some pictures of the cars under the bricks are inside.
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1 Industrial Paintings of Maxim Titov

Industrial Paintings of Maxim Titov

Just some cool paintings of an artist from Perm, Russia.  Maxim Titov. Some of his work will be shown in the "Nord Art" exhibition in
Germany. Maxim depicts workers of big Ural factories focusing on beauty of industrial constructions. These were painted in 2014.
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4 What Is It Like to Live in the Northernmost Place of Russia?

What Is It Like to Live in the Northernmost Place of Russia?

Tiksi is the northernmost settlement of Yukutia, Russia. It is home to a polar station and a geocosmophysical observatory. The population of Tiksi has been
decreasing since 1989, today it is about five thousand people. Blogger chistoprudov has shared interesting picturers of the settlement with us.
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2 A Village In the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

A Village In the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Novoshepelichi village used to be a densely populated place (3000 people). During the first days after the Chernobyl catastrophe on April 27, 1986, the radiation background here was equal to 110-130 mР/h. But the citizens were evacuated only on May 3. They stayed there for a week! The village had a school, a house of
culture, a library, a cafe, a boarding school and a kindergarten. A woodworking plant, a sewing studio and a fire station were there as well. Among those who lived in Novoshepelichi were builders of Pripyat. Blogger zametkiev paid a visit to the abandoned place to take these interesting photographs.
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