The world’s oldest, deepest lake is full of life. Humans are changing that; Marlene Cimons; Popular Science

Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest and deepest lake. It’s now suffering the devastating effects of climate change.

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10 of Russia’s most beautiful churches; Alexandra Guzeva; RBTH

There are thousands of churches in this huge country, but we have (with difficulty!) selected the ones you absolutely must visit at least once in your life.

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A 7 day budget for your Russian escapade; Joshua Berida; Rappler

Thinking of traveling to Russia? Here’s your guide.

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7 great mountains in Russia, other than Elbrus; Ksenia Zubacheva; RBTH

Even if you are not a serious alpinist, visiting these stunning peaks will add some adventure to your Russian holiday.

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Seven cool destinations for guaranteed snow; NZ Herald

These destinations offer the promise of a white Christmas.

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Methane Bubbles Frozen in Lake Baikal; Klaus Schmidt; Space Fellowship

What are these bubbles frozen into Lake Baikal? Methane. Lake Baikal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Russia, is the world’s largest (by volume), oldest, and deepest lake, containing over 20…

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These remarkable, centuries-old churches were built without nails; Susan Kamenar; National Geographic

The elegant structures that make up Kizhi Pogost set a fairytale-like scene on Russia’s Lake Onega.

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Photos of the World’s Most Beautiful Countries; Lauren Cahn; Reader’s Digest

These incredible photos of the most stunning locales across the globe will take your breath away.

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Exploring Russia’s Islamic heritage; Simon Richmond; Lonely Planet

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Where Is Lake Baikal?; Wonderopolis

Join us in Wonderopolis today for a tour of one of the largest lakes in the world!

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