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Travel

Rural and urban, geography and travel, the environment and adventure.

January 10, 2017
Chelyabinsk
By Anastasia Bogomolova

Chelyabinsk

Artist Anastasia Bogomolova takes us on a tour of Chelyabinsk, famous for its meteorite, tanks, and a very special forest.

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Tags: industry, Urals
January 4, 2017
Yekaterinburg
By Daria Kozinova

Yekaterinburg

Photographer Daria Kozinova takes us on a tour of the capital of the Urals: Yekaterinburg.

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Tags: Urals, Yekaterinburg, Yeltsin
December 20, 2016
Yaroslavl
By Maxim Grigoryev

Yaroslavl

Photojournalist Maxim Grigoryev shares with us his love for his hometown: Yaroslavl.

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December 13, 2016
Tyumen
By Yulia Sulzhenko

Tyumen

Yulia Sulzhenko takes us to her hometown, Tyumen, Siberia's western capital, and the oil and gas capital of Russia.

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Tags: Siberia, oil, Lenin, rasputin
December 6, 2016
Khabarovsk
By Timur Zarudny

Khabarovsk

Timur Zarudny takes us to Khabarovsk, the second largest city in the Russian Far East.

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Tags: Russian Far East, khabarovsk
November 29, 2016
Beslan
By Oksana Yushko

Beslan

Photographer Oksana Yushko offers us a poignant look at Beslan, 12 years after the horrific tragedy there.

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Tags: Beslan, terrorism, Caucasus
November 22, 2016
Kaluga
By Svetlana Tarasova

Kaluga

Photographer Svetlana Tarasova takes us to the heart of Russia: Kaluga. Here, along the Oka River,  the Russian space program began. 

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Tags: space, Oka
November 15, 2016
Volgograd
By Sergei Karpov

Volgograd

Sergei Karpov was born and raised in Volgograd, which he calls "the most depressing of Russia's million-resident cities."

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November 8, 2016
Smolensk
By Irina Novikova

Smolensk

Irina Novikova explains the resilience of Smolensk, its legends, ghosts, churches and fortress. Oh, and why people stop by a city park to stroke the genitals of a bronze deer.

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Tags: world war ii, hitler, architecture, great patriotic war
November 1, 2016
Magadan
By Evgeny Serov

Magadan

Evgeny Serov takes us to Magadan, a city with beautiful ocean views and a Gulag past.

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Tags: Gulag, Far East, Siberia
October 25, 2016
Kalmykia
By Nina Zotina

Kalmykia

Nina Zotina takes us to Kalmykia, a place of chess, Buddhism, and steppe.

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October 18, 2016
Bryansk
By Ekaterina Razina

Bryansk

Ekaterina Razina is a wedding photographer in Bryansk. She tells us how the g is pronounced there, and why you want to visit a certain church.

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October 11, 2016
Ufa
By Ramil Sitdikov

Ufa

Ramil Sitdikov gives us a tour of his home: Ufa, where the sky meets the water and surprising works of art were found in ancient caves.

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October 4, 2016
Uglich
By Kristina Brazhnikova

Uglich

Kristina Brazhnikova, who last week took us around her home city of Voronezh, this week takes us to Uglich.

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Tags: Volga, Uglich
September 27, 2016
Voronezh
By Kristina Brazhnikova

Voronezh

Kristina Brazhnikova acquaints us with the southern city of Voronezh, which straddles its reservoir (once a river).

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Tags: Black Earth, Peter the Great, navy
September 20, 2016
Solvychegodsk
By Anton Unitsyn

Solvychegodsk

Anton Unitsyn takes us to Solvychegodsk, where the Stroganovs got their start (thanks to salt) and where today sulfurous mud reigns supreme.

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Tags: Stroganovs, industry
September 13, 2016
Kamchatka
By Alexander Gaivoron

Kamchatka

Alexander Gaivoron and his wife Anastasia took their pre-wedding honeymoon on Kamchatka, land of bears and volcanoes. And they invite us along!

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Tags: Kamchatka, travel, photography, bears
September 6, 2016
Krasnodar
Krasnodar

Olya Virich takes us to the Kuban, more specifically Krasnodar, the capital of Russia's breadbasket.

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August 23, 2016
Kabardino-Balkaria
Kabardino-Balkaria

Natalia Airiyan leads us on a short visit to Kabardino-Balkaria, in the Caucasus mountains, an area rich in ethnic diversity.

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August 23, 2016
Kemerovo
Kemerovo

Constantin Fedin takes us to the mining capital of Western Siberia: Kemerovo.

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