Voices From Russia, Too

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

28 November 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland. The Border of Zakarpatiya… the Westernmost Limit of Great Rus’

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Rus’ extends from Zakarpatiya in the West, to the Chukchi Peninsula in the East, to the Caucasus in the South, and to the Yamal Peninsula in the North. This is the largest single civilisational space in the world. You could drop the USA into it and have PLENTY of room to spare.

BMD

28 November 2012. Russians NEVER Give Up! There’s Somthin’ Drinkable in that there Bottle…

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No corkscrew! NO PROBLEM! This is Russia… where people are inventive. Like, take a look at the guy with the washboard “guitar”… now, that took some thinkin’, kids. Remember, Russians are artful dodger anarchists at heart…

BMD

28 November 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland… the Ural Mountains… photography by Vadim Gippenreiter

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The Ural Mountains are the border between Europe and Asia. Once you’re through them, you’re in Siberia. This view of a mountain stream is by the famous Soviet-era photographer Vadim Gippenreiter.

BMD

 

28 November 2012. A Cougar Cub in the Snow? Hey, It’s the Krasnoyarsk Zoo!

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A cougar cub in the snow? The cougar is from the Americas, it ranges from the Yukon to the southern Andes… in short, like bears, it lives everywhere, and it preys on everything. Well, this cougar seems happy enough… it looks like things are shakin’ at the Krasnoyarsk Zoo.

BMD

 

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