Russia’s Centuries-Old Churches Defy Modern Construction Methods; Richard Milner; Grunge
How to explore Red Square and other tourist attractions near Moscow Kremlin; Onmanorama
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Cities of the World. Moscow; Belta
The Kremlin, Red Square, Novodevichy Convent and the Church of the Ascension in Kolomenskoye are on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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The World’s Largest Lakes Are Bigger Than Entire Countries; Lottie Gross; Love Exploring
With over 70% of the world’s surface covered in water, it’s no surprise that there are some impressive lakes out there. The world’s deepest plunges over 5,300 feet (1,640m) into the Earth’s core, while the longest is almost 420 miles (673km) from tip to tip. But alongside these are hundreds of other vast bodies of water that, while not the biggest or best, are still larger than some nations across the globe. Read on to find out which lakes are bigger than the likes of Germany, Italy, the UK and New Zealand.
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UNESCO meeting in Russia on world heritage postponed indefinitely; AFP
Source: UNESCO meeting in Russia on world heritage postponed indefinitely
The World’s Deepest Lake Could Almost Fit Two Burj Khalifas; Michele Debczak; Mental Floss
Lake Baikal in south-east Siberia is the world’s deepest lake by average depth and maximum depth.
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Unesco under pressure to pull world heritage meeting from Russia; Gareth Harris; Art Newspaper
Karelian petroglyphs listed as World Heritage Site; Polina Leganger Bronder; Barents Observer
Petroglyphs by the White Sea and Lake Onega unanimously obtain UNESCO World Heritage Site title during the 44th UNESCO World Heritage Committee.
The top 4 destinations for couples over 50; Donegal Daily
UNESCO World Heritage Sites under threat; Deutsche Welle
The World Heritage Committee continually reviews whether certain sites deserve to keep their title. Some fail the test, ending up on the so-called red list. This time, the future of some important places is on the line.
RUSSIA Kizhi Pogost ‘nailess’ church reopens after 40 years; Vladimir Rozanskij; Asia News
Dedicated to the Transfiguration of the Lord, it is a Unesco world heritage site. More important than the Kremlin. It houses the masterpiece of the golden iconostasis. After almost 100 years of silence, the celebration of the divine liturgies is planned inside.
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Landscapes of Dauria: A wetland refuge on the Russia-Mongolia border; Eugene Simonov; The Third Pole
The Landscapes of Dauria is home to some of Inner Asia’s most charismatic wildlife, but is threatened by water infrastructure projects…
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Four most remarkable sights in the Caucasus according to Emerging Europe; Vestnik Kavkaza
Source: Four most remarkable sights in the Caucasus according to Emerging Europe
Moscow’s finest attractions; Panchali Dey; Times of India
This place boasts of some of the world’s best galleries, museums, and monuments. In fact, Russia‘s capital features spots that mark its turbulent past, brilliant architecture, and artistic atmosphere. If you have been planning an international trip for a long time, come and fall in love with the finest gems of Moscow.
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Expert: Developed regional airlines may attract more tourists to Arctic; Tass
Virgin Komi Forests, Russia; Orange Smile
Kaliningrad: Curonian Spit and Svetlogorsk Tour with Lunch; Get Your Guide
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.
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Discover Lake Baikal, the “Pearl of Siberia”; Stars Insider
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)
5 Fascinating Facts About Moscow’s Saint Basil’s Cathedral; Margherita Cole; My Modern Met
The cathedral is iconic for its fairytale appearance, but how much do you know about its history?
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