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In winter, take a snowmobile trip across the frozen Lake Onega to Kizhi Island, home to the magnificent Cathedral of the Transfiguration, crowned with 22 onion domes. This is also a wonderful place to see the shimmering glow of the northern lights, and perhaps try your hand at ice-fishing. STAYING THERE ...
Under Oleg, the various Rus states united into a single political unit stretching from the Baltic Sea, Lake Ladoga and Lake Onega in the north, to the tip of Crimea (though not the whole of the peninsula) in the south. What is now southern and eastern Ukraine, though partly settled by Slavs, was mostly not ...

One of the best things about design is that it has no boundaries. Never has this been more obvious, perhaps, than in the makeup of our most sacred sites. And while we may read from different scriptures and follow the words of another God, when we step foot into any house of worship, it's hard not to feel ...
She was found guilty of illegally turning two hectares of agricultural land into an area for holiday cabin development — her former district covers the western shoreline of Lake Onega. Today, that land lies as fallow as it's been for decades. New municipal head Alexey Luchin explains that because Chechil ...
It's early August and we are chatting on a makeshift wooden bench in the heart of the memorial complex at Sandarmokh, on the northern shore of Lake Onega in Karelia. Sandarmokh, a forest 12km from the town of Medvezhegorsk, is the place where, in a space of roughly 10 hectares, between 6,500 and ...
The pine trees creak and rustle ominously beneath even the faintest breeze, as if the vast forest between Lake Onega and the Finnish border remains reluctant to give up its dark secrets. The secret police brought 6,241 gulag prisoners to these woods during Joseph Stalin's Great Terror in 1937-8, put them ...

Snow, ice and clouds dominate the image, providing us with an overall view of the area's climate when this image was captured on 6 March. Sentinel-3 offers a 'bigger picture' for Europe's Copernicus programme by systematically measuring Earth's oceans, land, ice and atmosphere to monitor and ...
According to the Environmental Control Authority, the Oil Base every year discharges about 50,000 cubic meters of polluted waste waters to Lake Onega. The company in 2012 paid a 190,000 ruble (€4200) fine for the pollution and a new fine is in the pipeline for 2013, Respublika informs. The situation in ...
Absorb the picturesque Russian countryside as you cruise towards the tranquil waters of Lake Onega, Europe's second-largest lake. Insider Experience: Set out on a guided walking tour through the Open Air Museum of Architecture, a renowned World Heritage-listed site on Kizhi Island. Marvel at the collection of wooden ...
Lake Onega and the open air museum of Kizhi are among the most famous travel destinations in Russia. Church-of-Transfiguration-at-Kizhi-island-in-Russia. Suzdal. An ancient cite, its monuments, cathedrals, and other buildings take tourists on a trip down memory lane — to the historical past of Russia.
On a 13-day Waterways Of The Tsars with Viking Cruises (), your voyage will take you across Lake Onega and Rybinsk reservoir, and along the Volgar, Svir and Neva rivers and the Moscow Canal. In three days docked in St Petersburg you'll take your seats at the ballet and visit the Hermitage. In Moscow, a ...
"The locals receive nothing from this intensive work of industrial enterprises, though they suffer greatly from the blast noise, from the heavy dust, which gets into the wells and the Lake Onega. The old residents say these activities damage their traditional occupation of fishing, as fish would flea the traditional ...
The northern Russian region of the Karelia contains some beautiful landscapes and scenery Structures found in the northern Russian region of the Keralia Kizhi island in Lake Onega is home to a trio of beautiful wooden structures which are UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites A snowmobile group ...
The northern Russian region of the Karelia contains some beautiful landscapes and scenery Structures found in the northern Russian region of the Keralia Kizhi island in Lake Onega is home to a trio of beautiful wooden structures which are UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites A snowmobile group ...
Navigation season is over in the White Sea – Onega Lake Basin of Russia's IWW, says Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) referring to White Sea – Onega Lake Basin Administration. According to the statement cargo traffic in the basin grew by 14% year-on-year to 6.1 mln t despite ...
One of the best things about design is that it has no boundaries. Never has this been more obvious, perhaps, than in the makeup of our most sacred sites. And while we may read from different scriptures and follow the words of another God, when we step foot into any house of worship, it's hard not to feel ...
She was found guilty of illegally turning two hectares of agricultural land into an area for holiday cabin development — her former district covers the western shoreline of Lake Onega. Today, that land lies as fallow as it's been for decades. New municipal head Alexey Luchin explains that because Chechil ...

On the far northern end of Lake Onega, near the Arctic, lies the island of Kizhi. This repository of historic wooden Russian buildings includes the Transfiguration church which has twenty-two onion domes. We also visited a large farmhouse, and traditional Russian banya (sauna). Mandrogy is a fully ...
The pine trees creak and rustle ominously beneath even the faintest breeze, as if the vast forest between Lake Onega and the Finnish border remains reluctant to give up its dark secrets. The secret police brought 6,241 gulag prisoners to these woods during Joseph Stalin's Great Terror in 1937-8, put them ...
Snow, ice and clouds dominate the image, providing us with an overall view of the area's climate when this image was captured on 6 March. Sentinel-3 offers a 'bigger picture' for Europe's Copernicus programme by systematically measuring Earth's oceans, land, ice and atmosphere to monitor and ...
Kizhi Island in Russia's Lake Onega, about 300 miles northeast of St. Petersburg, is home to two extraordinary churches constructed in the 18th century. Built side-by-side, the 22-dome Church of the Transfiguration and the nine-dome Intercession Church both seem to gleam silver in the sun. But it's a trick ...
According to the Environmental Control Authority, the Oil Base every year discharges about 50,000 cubic meters of polluted waste waters to Lake Onega. The company in 2012 paid a 190,000 ruble (€4200) fine for the pollution and a new fine is in the pipeline for 2013, Respublika informs. The situation in ...
The city of Petrozavodsk in north-western Russia and its water utility company PKS inaugurated an upgraded wastewater treatment plant on the shore of Lake Onega. The project has been co-financed with loans from NIB and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) and grants from Nordic ...
"The locals receive nothing from this intensive work of industrial enterprises, though they suffer greatly from the blast noise, from the heavy dust, which gets into the wells and the Lake Onega. The old residents say these activities damage their traditional occupation of fishing, as fish would flea the traditional areas. The roads ...
The northern Russian region of the Karelia contains some beautiful landscapes and scenery Structures found in the northern Russian region of the Keralia Kizhi island in Lake Onega is home to a trio of beautiful wooden structures which are UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites A snowmobile group ...
Navigation season is over in the White Sea – Onega Lake Basin of Russia's IWW, says Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) referring to White Sea – Onega Lake Basin Administration. According to the statement cargo traffic in the basin grew by 14% year-on-year to 6.1 mln t despite ...
She was found guilty of illegally turning two hectares of agricultural land into an area for holiday cabin development — her former district covers the western shoreline of Lake Onega. Today, that land lies as fallow as it's been for decades. New municipal head Alexey Luchin explains that because Chechil ...
On the far northern end of Lake Onega, near the Arctic, lies the island of Kizhi. This repository of historic wooden Russian buildings includes the Transfiguration church which has twenty-two onion domes. We also visited a large farmhouse, and traditional Russian banya (sauna). Mandrogy is a fully ...
The pine trees creak and rustle ominously beneath even the faintest breeze, as if the vast forest between Lake Onega and the Finnish border remains reluctant to give up its dark secrets. The secret police brought 6,241 gulag prisoners to these woods during Joseph Stalin's Great Terror in 1937-8, put them ...
Snow, ice and clouds dominate the image, providing us with an overall view of the area's climate when this image was captured on 6 March. Sentinel-3 offers a 'bigger picture' for Europe's Copernicus programme by systematically measuring Earth's oceans, land, ice and atmosphere to monitor and ...
The city of Petrozavodsk in north-western Russia and its water utility company PKS inaugurated an upgraded wastewater treatment plant on the shore of Lake Onega. The project has been co-financed with loans from NIB and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) and grants from Nordic ...
... passengers near smaller towns and historic "Golden Ring" cities such as Yaroslavl, are longer and wider than those found on other European rivers because they traverse large and windy bodies of water, including Lake Onega and Lake Lagoda, the ...
The wooden churches on the Russian island of Kizhi on Lake Onega were included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1990.
Take a hydrofoil from the unprepossessing north-west city of Petrozavodsk across lovely Lake Onega (one of the largest lakes in Europe) to Kizhi, a pretty green island of wooden wonders.
Wilk writes books about Russia's north with a particular emphasis on those living alongside him, ordinary Russians from the villages beyond Lake Onega. Photo: Polish author Mariusz Wilk. Source: Personal archive. He also often comes to Petrozavodsk, ...
If you're like me, every time you thought of the '20s or a time around then, you thought of black and white photos and assumed the whole world was in black and white.
This winter the Kizhi Pogost museum celebrates its 50th anniversary. The world-renowned architectural ensemble on an island in Lake Onega is included on the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites. Let's examine some interesting facts about this legendary ...
The Historic Center of St. Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments and the architectural ensemble of the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow, as well as Kizhi Pogost (a group of wooden religious structures on an island in Lake Onega in northern ...
One of 5000 islands on Lake Onega, it is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed open-air museum of wooden buildings. The most famous is the Church of the Transfiguration, its 22 aspen-clad domes austere compared with the golden domes of other churches.


 

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