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Tuesday, 29 November 2016

29 November 2016. It Was Just Another Ordinary Day in the Rodina… Why Is It “Winter” Before Winter?

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It’s not winter, but it’s “winter”. Yes, there’s been warming in Russia, too, but it’s still COLD there in most parts. It still snows early and hard, and the thaw still comes late and slow. The more things change…

BMD

Saturday, 26 November 2016

26 November 2016. It Was Just Another Ordinary Day in the Rodina… It’s the “Winter” Before Winter

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You’ve heard of the famous Russian winter. Did you know that “Russian Winter” begins BEFORE “official winter?” Yup… it often starts to snow in late October! Here’s a view of the Russian countryside taken this week.

BMD

Thursday, 23 June 2016

23 June 2016. Our Great Russian Motherland: Morning Fog in Perm Krai

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Perm Krai is near the western slopes of the Ural Mountains, making it one of the easternmost parts of “Europe”. Most of the territory is in notional Europe, with only 0.2 percent in “Asia”. Of course, such distinctions are merely academic, as there’s little to mark the difference between the “continents” (indeed, I prefer to see it as “Eurasia”, as one unified continent and landmass). In short, it’s “Siberian”, with the same climate, folkways, and topography. 71 percent of the Krai is forest-covered.

BMD

Monday, 7 December 2015

7 December 2015. Winter Arrives in Krasnoyarsk Krai…

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Winter is HERE in Krasnoyarsk Krai in Siberia… however, the “best” is yet to come…

BMD

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