Category Archives: Russian Federation
World’s Deepest Lake in Russia in Peril as Fish Disappear, Algae Grows amid Tourists Activities; AFP
Over the past several years, lake Baikal, a major international tourist attraction, has been crippled by a series of detrimental phenomena, some of which remain a mystery to scientists.
Alexandra Guzeva brings you all of them in one place: from the world-famous beauty of Lake Baikal to completely uncharted far-flung corners with mind-blowing landscapes.
Discover stunning views of the Curonian Spit, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the Svetlogorsk resort. Amidst your busy day of sightseeing, you’ll enjoy a lunch break in an authentic local cafe.
95% of sea creatures have been found dead along a 25 mile stretch in a UNESCO Heritage Site in Eastern Russia. The cause of the spill is being investigated, though oil has been detected. This is the latest in a string of oil, shipping and ocean disasters in the last few months.
The planet’s largest and deepest freshwater lake is also its oldest. In fact, Lake Baikal is unique. Its sapphire blue waters are considered among the clearest found anywhere, and the destination’s scenic beauty, rich biodiversity, and indigenous Buryat culture make this magnificent natural wonder truly deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage status. Browse this gallery and find out more about the lake they call the “Pearl of Siberia.” (Photo: Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0)
Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula has experienced the second unexplained death of marine life in little over a week as surfers and swimmers complain of nausea and eye problems.
The cathedral is iconic for its fairytale appearance, but how much do you know about its history?
The limited edition Guerlain created for its Russian fan base. In 2013, the venerable perfume house of Guerlain released another fragrance for its devoted Russian fan base, Place Rouge, named after the Red Square in Moscow. Red Square is a symbolic place both for the USSR and Russia, and for the whole world. It is not without reason that it is under the protection of UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and is the most visited place among guests to the Russian capital.
The church is not only a religious symbol but also a beautiful sightseeing spot with impressive architecture. Traveling to Russia, visitors will have the opportunity to admire many Orthodox churches located all over the country with enchanting magnificent beauty.
Fall in Karelia, summer in Yakutia, winter in Moscow, spring in St. Petersburg… Check out the most popular Russian landmarks’ in seasonal metamorphoses.
Could drones be the key to supporting other conservation efforts in remote locations?
The Moscow Kremlin (known also as the Kremlin) is arguably one of the most iconic monuments in the Russian capital of Moscow. The Kremlin is a fortified complex that dates to the 14 th century and served as Russia’s seat of power for much of its history since then.
Julia spent 25 years dreaming of her first home. Eventually she returned – and found a long-lost toy.
Why you should book a trip to Kaliningrad, Russia, the top emerging destination for travelers in the entire world right now; Emma Taylor; Insider
Kaliningrad has all the dreamy components of a city break without the crowds.
When Home Becomes a Protected Area: The Udege People and the Bikin River Valley in the Russian Far…; Aleksandra Bocharnikova; Medium
From Putorana to Patagonian, take a look at these great plateaus of the world.