Swimmers Plunge Into Freezing Sea in Vladivostok

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rain or shine, snow or heat wave, swimmers in Russia's far East don't care.

A 50 minute journey around Saint-Petersburg

Reading Time: < 1 minute Drone footage of what is arguably the most beautiful city in the world.

Moscow Garden Ring

Reading Time: < 1 minute Circular ring road around central Moscow, its course corresponding to what used to be the city ramparts surrounding Zemlyanoy Gorod in the 17th century.

People and Life in Dagestan

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Stone Forest in Russia’s Far North

Reading Time: < 1 minute The pillars are 150–300 metres (490–980 ft) high, and were formed in some of the Cambrian period sea-basins

Winter Baikal lake

Reading Time: < 1 minute Containing 1/5 of all the fresh water in the world, Baikal is a jewel in Russia's crown.

Beyond the Arctic circle – 75000 HP Icebreaker Yamal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nuclear-powered icebreaker tames the north and opens up new sea routes.

Kamchatka – winter surfing and volcanoes

Reading Time: < 1 minute An ever-erupting volcano off the coast of Japan, and more!

The mesmerising beauty of Crimean Ai-Petri

Reading Time: < 1 minute The beauty of Crimea captured by drone. See why Russians flock here.