Monthly Archives: October 2014

Mordovia State Nature Reserve

Mordovia State Natural Reserve is located in the territory of the Republic of Mordovia, in Temnikovsky District. Reserve with a total area of 32 148 hectares, was organized March 5, 1936. On reserved territory dominated forest steppe type of climate. On average, the thermometer rises to 4 ° C with a “plus”. The lowest temperatures […]

Scots in the service of Russia

Scots in Russian history played key roles at times, served in the Russian army and reform it. Beginning. History of Russian-Scottish relations long, but scientists still can not reliably determine exactly when it started. It is known, for example, that already in 1495, arrived in Moscow ambassador Danish King Christian I Peter Davidson. He arrived […]

What people live in Russia? How many people live in Russia?

The territory of Russia is large and diverse. At its vastness beautiful in its multifaceted nature and magnificent buildings, the creation of Russian civilization. In addition, the site of the largest countries in the world have sheltered dozens of different peoples. This is – the greatest wealth of incredible hospitality of the state. We know […]

Most secret cities of the USSR

These cities was not on the maps. Their inhabitants gave the sign non-disclosure agreements. Here were testing with virus Ebola and the birthplace of the atomic bomb. Classified as “secret”. Soviet CATF their status was obtained in connection with the deployment of objects of national importance related to energy, military and space sector. Ordinary citizen […]

Natural state reserve Olekminsk

Natural State Olekminsk Reserve located in the south of the middle reaches of the Lena River on the right bank tributary Olekma at the interface Prilenskoye plateau and the Aldan plateau in Yakutia. The location of the reserve that is not actually affected by human activities. In this area there was no pastures and hayfields. […]

State Nature Reserve Pasvik

Pasvik Nature Reserve is located in the northwestern part of the Kola Peninsula, on the border of the forest-tundra and northern boreal forest within the boundaries of the northern taiga subzone. The total area of ​​the reserve, organized July 16, 1992, is 14,687 hectares. On the conservation area is dominated by a subarctic climate. The […]

State nature reserve “Pinezhsky”

State Reserve “Pinezhsky» ─ is a specially protected natural area in the Arkhangelsk region of federal significance. Pinezhsky Reserve was founded in 1974 with the aim of maintaining and preserving the taiga ecosystem, the study of rare karst formations, unique plants and animals. The total area of ​​the reserve ─ 51,5 thousand. Hectares. The climate […]

Khakassia State Reserve

Khakassia State Reserve is located in Southern Siberia. The main goal of its activities ─ research and conservation of natural phenomena and processes, genetic fund of flora and fauna, as well as their individual species. Khakassky Reserve was formally organized by the Government of the Russian Federation in 1999. In this case, were merged pre-existing […]