5 legendary hidden treasures in Russia

5 legendary hidden treasures in Russia

From: May 13, 2017 Ksenia Zubacheva, special to RBTH The Putorana Plateau. A traveler's dream. The nature preserve par excellence. A land "where man has not set foot." If you look out the window of your helicopter, you’ll see a rock massif the size of Great Britain...

Welcome to Pleistocene Park

Welcome to Pleistocene Park

From: April, 2017 Ross Anderseen The Atlantic Nikita Zimov’s nickname for the vehicle seemed odd at first. It didn’t look like a baby mammoth. It looked like a small tank, with armored wheels and a pit bull’s center of gravity. Only after he smashed us into the first...

Why Russia is the homeland of the elephant

Why Russia is the homeland of the elephant

From: March 31, 2017 Yekaterina Filippovich, special to RBTH There’s an old Soviet joke that satirizes the USSR’s penchant for declaring itself a leading force in various fields. It goes like this: During an international competition, schoolchildren from several...

National Parks in Russia

National Parks in Russia

Click here for bigger map National Parks in Russia From: March 27th, 2017 Russian Nature Russia is the nation with the largest number and widest territory on Earth of National Parks. They are carefully listed on the website Russian Nature and they reach the incredible...

Follow me to Kamchatka

Follow me to Kamchatka

From: #followMeTo trip in Kamchatka Amazing video of the Russian Bloggers Natalia and Murad Osmann "The journey to Kamchatka became one of our most reckless adventures! A country of fearless birds, volcanoes, bears tossing and turning in their sleep, and the distant...