Voices From Russia, Too

Friday, 25 January 2013

25 January 2013. Now, THIS was an Old School Russian Winter…

00 Russia. winter. USSR. high snow. 25.01.13


Have you seen higher snow? Let’s face it, you haven’t… this is what the Fascists faced in the winter of ’41 (one of the nastiest winters on record, even for Russia). It’s what Marshal Zhukov meant when he said, “The Russian Army has two great generals… General January and General February”. Georgi Konstantinovich knew a thing or two…



Wednesday, 23 January 2013

23 January 2013. It’s an Old School Russian Winter in… Krasnoyarsk

00 Krasnoyarsk. winter. 23.01.13


A team from Perm in the Urals work on a snow sculpture based on a creation by Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo during the 1st International Festival of Snow and Ice Sculpture “The Magical Ice of Siberia” on an embankment of the Yenisei River in Krasnoyarsk.


Tuesday, 22 January 2013

22 January 2013. It’s an Old School Russian Winter in… Novosibirsk

00 Novosibirsk. winter. 21.01.13


Yep… we have a “Russian winter” this year in Russia. Novosibirsk lives up to Siberia‘s reputation…


Monday, 21 January 2013

21 January 2013. Our Great Russian Motherland… The Siberian Expanse…

00 M53 highway. Khakassia. Siberia. 21.01.13


Lorries on the M53 motorway in the Republic of Khakassia, 270 kilometres (168 miles) south of Krasnoyarsk. The M53 is part of the road network that connects Krasnoyarsk Krai to the Mongolian border via the Republic of Khakassia and the Tyva Republic.


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