Russia

Photo: Neal Wellons, Harvest Time Russia shares borders with the following countries (from northwest to southeast): Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, and Mongolia. It also has maritime borders with Japan (by the Sea of Okhotsk) and the USA (by the Bering Strait). Google …

Russia Links

Russia flag What would locals like others know about Russia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Alexei NavalnyAlexei Navalny sentenced to prisonWhat Alexey Navalny Is Experiencing in Prison – New YorkerWikipedia HeadlinesPutin is sending a message to the world with his shock announcement – CNN FeaturesThis Russian ritual keeps your domestic demons from …

Wild Russia = Дикая Россия

Photo: NASA Goddard, Lena River Delta Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Russia. This page collects relevant links and resources related to parks, reserves, world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions welcome. HeadlinesRussian Arctic national park expects no tourists in coming season – TASS Natural WorldThere are currently 48 national parks in Russia, a list …

Siberia

Wikipedia: Siberia is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia. Siberia has historically been a part of Russia since the 16th and 17th centuries. The territory of Siberia extends eastwards from the Ural Mountains to the watershed between the Pacific and Arctic drainage basins. Embedded Tweets [email protected]_times …

Saint Petersburg

Graphic: Erica Fischer, Locals and Tourists Saint Petersburg is located on the Gulf of Finland coast and at the mouth of the Neva River, and is divided into 18 districts. Russia’s second largest city has a 2017 population of 5,281,579. Townspeople prefer to call their city Piter. Cultural WorldPetersburg is often called the cultural capital …

Zapovednik

Lingo Cards Zapovednik = Strict Nature Reserve (Category 1 IUCN PA management categories)zapoved.ru – Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Russiawildnet.ru – Environmental Education Center “Zapovedniks” Planeta.com Russia Russia Links Russian Wild Russia = Дикая Россия Parks International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Tararstan

Photo Tatarstan is a federal republic of the Russian Federation, located in the Volga Federal District. Tourism Portals https://visit-tatarstan.com https://visit-tatarstan.com/en/guides/pora-po-parkam-9-populyarnykh-obshchestvennykh-prostranstv-tatarstana Elsewhere on the Web tatarstan.ru Wikipedia Tatarstan Planeta Russia

Sustainable Tourism: Global Challenges and Discovering Russia

Poster The 2nd International Conference “Sustainable Tourism: Global Challenges and Discovering Russia” will take place at the Rosa Khutor mountain resort on October 16-19, 2019. The first conference, held in the fall of 2018, sparked a great deal of interest and drew the attention of the professional community worldwide, including managers of special protected natural …