Voices From Russia, Too

Friday, 19 June 2015

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

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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.


Sunday, 16 December 2012

16 December 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland. The Church of the Resurrection of Lazarus in Kizhi in Karelia. Photography by Vadim Gippenreiter

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Monday, 26 November 2012

26 November 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland… Kizhi… as Photographed by Vadim Gippenreiter


In the Russian North, one of the most iconic locations is Kizhi in Karelia… with its famous wooden churches. Here’s a view by the famous Soviet-era photographer Vadim Gippenreiter.


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