Mount Elbrus – the highest mountain of the Caucasus Mountains ridge, occupies an important place in the Great Caucasus system. Geologists have come up to the conclusion that Elbrus is the cone of a dormant volcano. Its western peak...
The Altai Mountains are the highest mountain range in Siberia, the highest point of Altai and Siberia in general is the mount Belukha (4506 m). The mountains are of mainly volcanic origin. In the Mesozoic era the Altai Mountains...
One of the holiest places in all of Russia the stunning Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra and the surrounding town of Sergiev Posad has been a place of pilgrimage for Russian Orthodox believers for centuries. Just one and a...
The Ural Mountains run for a distance of 1,600 miles in the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan. They serve as one of the boundaries that separates Asia from Europe. The range's highest peak is Russia's Mount Narodnaya, at 6,217 feet....
The first Siberian city founded in 1586. Tyumen is unofficially titled oil and gas capital of Russia. The city's population is 707 000 people and it continues to increase. According to the RBC Holding Tyumen is one of ten...
No Russian can hear the word "Volga" without picturing the river's wide, plangent waters, gracious ships, and hovering ivory gulls. Mother Volga's place in every Russian heart is assured and celebrated in the famous song of the Volga boatmen,...

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