Airforce Drill Near Finland

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Today, an air force drill started in Karelia, 250 km east of Finland. Reportedly, air force jets and teams have arrived from four regions of Russia. The drill is planned to be conducted during both the day and the night. The official defense department statement says that the main region of the drill would be Ladoga lake, which is on the border with Europe and Finland.

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The Loo With a Surprise

The Loo With a Surprise

One man living in Karelia has a summer house and such a loo. He got the house with a hole in the ground, and it only remained to build a wooden booth around the hole to make the loo. Recently someone forgot to close the door of the booth and it was simply blown off with the wind. Maybe this fact attracted attention and it turned out that visitors noticed something very surprising in that hole…

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Underground Magic

Underground Magic

Ruskealsky gap is a place in Karelia. It’s a huge hole about ten meters (33 ft) deep with water on its bottom. As locals say it formed in the 1960s after strong explosions in the neighbouring quarry. The roof of the old waterlogged tunnels broke and fell into the water. A huge hole 20 x 30 m (65×100 ft) appeared on the surface.

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