Contrasts of Norilsk Just some urban contrasts of a Russian city Norilsk. Newly restored houses of the Stalin’s and modern epochs and old shabby buildings still waiting for attention. “I love Norilsk”. “Attention, icicles!” (corrected into “grandmothers”) New buildings: Buildings of the Stalin’s epoch: Away from the center of the city: Even in July you can find snow in Norilsk! Your face after a walk in the city won’t be clean: And here’s a night in Norilsk – polar night is just like ordinary day time.