Voices From Russia, Too

Monday, 27 January 2014

27 January 2014. A Photo Essay. Winter in Norilsk… Now, THAT’S COLD…

00 Norilsk in Winter. Russian Far North. 01. 27.01.14

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00 Norilsk in Winter. Russian Far North. 02. 27.01.14

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00 Norilsk in Winter. Russian Far North. 03. 27.01.14

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00 Norilsk in Winter. Russian Far North. 04. 27.01.14

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00 Norilsk in Winter. Russian Far North. 05. 27.01.14

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00 Norilsk in Winter. Russian Far North. 06. 27.01.14

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00 Norilsk in Winter. Russian Far North. 07. 27.01.14

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00 Norilsk in Winter. Russian Far North. 08. 27.01.14

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Norilsk in the Russian Far North is the world’s northernmost city of more than 100,000 people. It’s the second-largest city in the Arctic Circle after Murmansk. Its average HIGH temperature in January is -23.6 degrees (-10.5 degrees Fahrenheit). Now, THAT’S COLD…

BMD

Thursday, 16 January 2014

16 January 2014. Alaska’s Polar Bears: As Seen by French Photographer Sylvain Cordier

00 Sylvain Cordier. Alaska. 01. 2013. 16.01.14

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00 Sylvain Cordier. Alaska. 02. 2013. 16.01.14

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00 Sylvain Cordier. Alaska. 03. 2013. 16.01.14

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00 Sylvain Cordier. Alaska. 04. 2013. 16.01.14

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00 Sylvain Cordier. Alaska. 06. 2013. 16.01.14

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00 Sylvain Cordier. Alaska. 05. 2013. 16.01.14

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00 Sylvain Cordier. Alaska. 07. 2013. 16.01.14

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Sunday, 25 November 2012

25 November 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland… The Shores of the White Sea (Photo by Vadim Gippenreiter)

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Another view of the Russian landscape by the great Soviet-era photographer Vadim Gippenreiter. This is the shore of the White Sea above the Arctic Circle in the Russian North.

BMD

 

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

21 November 2012. From the Russian Web. Penguin “Grand Central” in Antarctica

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A Russian ecotourist took this snap in Antarctica. Doesn’t it look like the penguin equivalent of Grand Central Terminal at rush hour? However, like Grand Central, it only LOOKS confused. Trust me, the penguins don’t lose track of their mates and young (although how they do it is beyond me).

BMD

 

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