Voices From Russia, Too

Friday, 25 November 2016

25 November 2016. Our Great Russian Motherland… Sunset Over the Lena River in Yakutiya



The Lena River is 4,472 kilometres (2,779 miles) long and navigable for about 90 percent of its length. The navigation season lasts 125 to 175 days (longer in the south, shorter in the north). The Lena’s course runs completely through land affected by permafrost. It’s not always winter in Yakutiya


Monday, 7 January 2013

6 January 2013. They Celebrated the New Year in… Moscow, Part Deux

00 New Years. Sokolniki Park. Reindeer. Moscow. 07.01.13

A little girl greets an unexpected guest, Yakut Eagle, a reindeer, who arrived at Sokolniki Park in Moscow from Oimyakon, one of Russia’s coldest spots, located in Yakutia, in the Russian Far East.


00 New Years. Red Square. Moscow. 07.01.13

Whooping it up in Red Square.


00 New Years. Ded Moroz. Moscow. 07.01.13

Ded Moroz greets Muscovite kids.


00 New Years. Ded Moroz. Triumfalny Arch. Kutuzovsky Prospekt. Moscow. 07.01.13

Illuminated decoration showing Ded Moroz in a troika pulled by three horses on Kutuzovsky Prospekt in front of the Triumfalny Archtroik.


00 New Years. Manezh. Moscow. 07.01.13

A light show on the façade of the Manezh exhibition hall.


Moscow’s not called “The Centre” for nought…


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