Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dzhugdzhursky reserve

State natural Dzhugdzhursky reserve is located in the Khabarovsk territory, Ayano-Maysky district, on the coast of the sea of Okhotsk. The reserve was established in 1990, 10 September. Its total area is 859 956 ha. Within the conservation area there are two climatic regions. Thus the boundary between them is the range Dzhugdzhur. According to […]

Katunsky biosphere reserve

Katunsky Biosphere Reserve is located in the highlands of Central Altai. Its total area – 151,664 ha. The reserve was established in 1991, June 25th. Katunsky biosphere reserve and the Altai nature reserve in 1998 were included in the list of world cultural and natural heritage “Golden mountains”. On conservation area has a continental climate, […]

State Nature Reserve Khankaisky

State Nature Reserve Khankaisky located in southwest Primorsk region. Its total area – 39,289 hectares, which includes the coastline and waters of Lake Khanka. The reserve was established in 1990, on 28 December. On conservation area dominated monsoon type of climate. Overall, it was formed under the influence of monsoon and local circulation processes. In […]

Republic of Tuva: the unknown Russia

Tuva is located in the heart of Asia, and almost isolated from the world. Due to this, the edge of the Scythian burial mounds, Chinese palaces, shamans and strange customs managed to maintain its unique identity. The Center Of Asia. Republic of Tyva – one of the most picturesque places in Russia. It presents a […]

State Nature Reserve Utrish

State Nature Reserve Utrish located in the Krasnodar region, in north-western Black Sea coast. Its total area – 10008 ha. The reserve was established in 2010, on September 2. On reserved territory dominated warm-temperate climate. It is characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters with no permanent snow cover. Most of the precipitation falls […]

Natural state reserve Kologrivski forest

Natural State Reserve Kologrivski forest located in the Kostroma region. Its total area is 58 939.6 hectares. The reserve was established in 2006 on 21 January. On conservation area dominated temperate continental climate with an average annual temperature of + 1,5 ° C. The flora of the reserve Kologrivski forest has about 322 species of […]

5 secrets of the Romanov dynasty

History of the Romanov dynasty can be read as a detective. At every step – their white spots. The origin of the dynasty, the story of the emblem and the circumstances of their accession to the throne all this still causes ambiguous interpretations of historians. 1. Prussian origin dynasty. The ancestor of the Romanov dynasty […]

State Nature Reserve Koryak

State Natural Reserve is located in the Koryak northern Kamchatka. Its total area is 327,156 hectares. The reserve was established in 1995. Protected area is within four climatic regions (north-east coast, Rekininsk lowland, lowland Penzhinskaya, Koryak Highlands), and northern climatic subregions. On Parapolsky site significantly influence the Bering and Okhotsk seas. The local climate – […]

Nature reserve “Ubsunurskaya Kotlovina”

State Nature Reserve Ubsunurskaya Kotlovina is located in southern Siberia, in the territory of the Republic of Tyva. It was organized in 1993, on 24 January. The total area of the reserve is 323,198 hectares. On conservation area is dominated by the transition of the East Siberian to the Central Asian climate. It is characterized […]

Why Russians are called “Russians”

Only one nation in the Russian language is called an adjective. And this … Russian. Why it happened and where do come from this word? We will investigate. The Vikings? According to today’s most popular theory, the word “Russian” has Scandinavian roots. Based on this assumption the “Tale of Bygone Years”. That’s what Nestor wrote […]