Siberia

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. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets …

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 …

Saint Petersburg

Graphic: Eric 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 …

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 …

Russia Links

Russia flag Links related to Russia presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesPutin is sending a message to the world with his shock announcement – CNN Featureshttps://qz.com/quartzy/1347195/this-russian-ritual-keeps-your-domestic-demons-from-following-you-on-vacation/ Tourism Portalshttp://www.russia-travel.com – @RussianGrouphttp://www.russia-travel.com/wp-content/uploads/Russia-Travel-Brochure.pdfhttps://www.russiatourism.ru/en Flickrhttp://www.flickr.com/search/?q=russia+nature&l=cc&ss=0&ct=0&mt=all&w=all&adv=1 Indigenous Tourismhttp://csipn.ru KrasnoyarskWikipedia Sochihttp://www.english.sochiru.ruGreater SochiRob Hornstra’s Photos Of Sochi, RussiaWikipedia Recommended ListeningPeace and War – Leo Tolstoy is famous as the author of War …

Moscow

Photo: josef stuefer Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area. Moscow is one of Russia’s three federal cities. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/5sNrUn8zWT1DJ2X66 Natural World The Moscow River, which is part of the Volga River system, passes the city …

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

Northern Sustainable Development Forum 2019

Poster Yakutsk, Russia – The Northern Sustainable Development Forum takes place September 24-28, 2019. Hashtag: (?). Key Links https://www.facebook.com/nsdf.ru https://www.northernforum.org/en/news/533-northern-sustainable-development-forum https://www.ltandc.org/event/northern-sustainable-development-forum-ecotourism-and-protected-area-roundtable-yakutsk-siberia/ https://www.ltandc.org/event/northern-forum-conference-in-yakutzk/?instance_id=199 Questions What hashtags are relevant to the event? Will the forum have live and recorded video? Are any presentations or referenced publications / resources online? How can remote participants pay attention to the …

Yakutsk

Photo: Magnús H Björnsson, Church Wikipedia: Yakutsk (Russian: Якутск) is the capital city of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located about 450 kilometers (280 mi) south of the Arctic Circle. Yakutsk, with an average temperature of −8.8 °C (16.2 °F), is the second coldest city with more than 100,000 inhabitants in the world after Norilsk, although …

FIFA World Cup 2018

Poster A billion eyes are on 2018’s FIFA World Cup. Hashtag: #WorldCup Questions How are you watching and listening to the matches?– Fox, Telemundo … Where are you watching?  – Home, work, bar, casino Favorite Tweeters? For locals – What would locals like visitors to know about their city? Country? Official WebsiteFIFAhttps://www.fifa.com/worldcup/matcheshttps://www.fifa.com/worldcup/matches/#knockoutphase Stadium Watch Moscow …