Voices From Russia, Too

Friday, 19 June 2015

19 June 2015. Our Great Russian Motherland… Lake Teletskoe in the High Altai

00 Altai. Lake Teletskoe. Russia. 28.05.15

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Lake Teletskoe in the Altai Mountains is in Siberia near to China. It’s the largest lake in the mountains and in the Altai Republic. It’s a centrepiece of the Altaisky Nature Reserve, which is part of the Golden Mountains of Altai UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. It’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic. There are hotels, hostels, and campgrounds, with facilities for hiking, water sports, biking, helicopter tours, and fishing. In Soviet times, it was very popular. there are waterfalls and caves accessible to the public. In short, its one of the most visitor-friendly natural sites in Siberia.

BMD

19 June 2015. Our Great Russian Motherland… The Fairytale Island of Kizhi

00 kizhi. russia. orthodox 02. 13.06.15

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Kizhi is an island in Lake Onega in the northern lands near St Petersburg, in the Republic of Karelia. It’s become an open-air museum of about eighty buildings moved to the island from all over Karelia. The most famous is the Kizhi Pogost, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

BMD

19 June 2015. DNR’s First Postage Stamp… With Motorola and Givi

00 dnr. donetsk pr. motorola and givi. 13.05.15

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“Motorola and Givi… Heroes of Novorossiya”. This is the first postage stamp issued by the DNR, it portrays two of the most charismatic combat leaders in the patriot army, who have the call-signs “Motorola” and “Givi”. They guys kick Galician Uniate hillbilly ass. Full stop. They’re two of the most loved leaders in the army.

BMD

19 June 2015. WTF! It’s Got to be Russia!

00 automobile. sculpture. Russia. 05.04.15

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Betcha that you can’t guess where this is! It’s a Russian graveyard… it appears to be a gravestone for a Russian mobster, a vor v zakone (“thief-in-law), what we’d call a “mafia don” in the USA. WTF! It HAS to be Russia… you can’t understand it with your mind, you can only accept it for what it is

BMD

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