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Vadim Gippenreiter
April 22, 1917 - July 16, 2016


New Diamond Discovered In Kamchatka
Scientists have discovered a new diamond of a previously unknown type in the solidified lava from the eruption of the Kamchatka Plosky (Flat) Tolbachik volcano.
Discover Kamchatka: Trip To Khalaktyrsky Beach
None of the wonders of Kamchatka produce such a strong and clear impression that you have reached the end of the world. Khalaktyrka is precisely the end of the world.
The Kuril Lake In South Kamchatka Preserve
The Kuril Lake in South Kamchatka Preserve is the second largest of the peninsula lakes. The cliffs are towering on the scrubland banks; thermal springs gush out in the Tyoplaya Bay; salmon clouds from the ocean come to spawn in the Ozyornaya River attracting bears to the bay. In turn, tourists come to see the bears. This is the main Kuril bait: where else can you watch the life of fearless bear community in the natural environment and in a relative safety if you follow the rules?
Starichkov Island
The small rocky Starichkov Island is a reserve in Avachinsky Gulf where 44 breeding colonies of 11 species of seabirds are registered.
Maly Semyachik Volcano
Maly Semyachik is a natural monument. Sometimes it is called a stone land or a mountain land.
The Three Brothers Rocks - Symbols Of Kamchatka
For those who arrive in the capital of Kamchatka by sea these three vertical rocks are kind of roadside steles at the city entrance.
Kamchatka: The Cities
The city may seem to someone weirdly arranged. In fact, this is one long street from "Shipyard" terminus (once "Lenin") to the "10th Kilometer" bus station. The traveler should know where is the city center, "Avacha" hotel, where to eat and from where buses leave for Paratunka.
Edge Of The World. Why Do People Go To Kamchatka?
Earlier Kamchatka used to be a completely closed peninsula. It was possible to come here only with residence permit or with the invitation. Nevertheless, for many people "Kamchatka" is not just a word, as they tend to divide their lives into periods: before they saw Kamchatka and after.
Kamchatka: Tours To Steaming Earth
After one-hour flight over the lava fields and volcanic cones, Mi-8 approaches the canyon, and the valley suddenly spreads before the eyes.
Kamchatka: Valley Of Geysers
Kamchatka Valley of Geysers is the only geyser field in Eurasia. Tens of geysers, fumaroles, hot springs and lakes brought the Valley world fame.
Mushers Will Become Millionaires
In 2014 the prize money of traditional Kamchatka Dog Sled Race Beringia is 6,000,000 rubles. The winner will get half of that amount, second and third prize winners two and one million rubles, respectively.
Mushers Will Become Millionaires
In 2014 the prize money of traditional Kamchatka Dog Sled Race Beringia is 6,000,000 rubles. The winner will get half of that amount, second and third prize winners two and one million rubles, respectively.
Kamchatka Presents
Kamchatka has presented 8 unique natural sites for the participation in the multimedia project "Russia 10". One of the most important goals of the project is to promote the image of Russia as one of the countries with very rich cultural and natural heritage, and to select ten country visual symbols that will be determined by the general voting.
Russian Tourist Destinations: Valley of Geysers in Kamchatka
All geysers in the Valley differ from each other: the geyser called Triple is remarkable for its grey-brown colouring of geyserites; the Sugar geyser looks like a huge lily flower; the Big geyser has the highest fountain, while the Small geyser is the most powerful in the quantity of water debouched per day.
Russian Tourist Destinations: North, Siberia, and the Golden Ring
Depending on a type of interest expressed in the cultural and natural potential of Russia by foreign tourists, the country can be conditionally divided into the following main tourist zones specializing in certain kinds of tourism.


Skeleton of Great Steller's Sea Cow Found in Commander Islands
The skeleton of the extinct animal will become the central exhibit at the visit center of the Commander Reserve in Kamchatka.
Cruise Season Opened In Kamchatka
The first to enter Avacha Bay this season was Japan cruise liner Crystal Serenity.
Snowing Spring In Kamchatka
There is still a lot of snow in the forests of Kamchatka allowing people to ride snowmobiles.
Kamchatka Ecotourism Development
Kamchatka has the potential to become one of the centres of ecotourism of world importance.
Zhupanovsky Volcano Eruption
The erupting Zhupanovsky volcano in Kamchatka has thrown a column of ashes into the sky to the height of up to eight kilometers above the sea level.
Russia's Shiveluch Volcano Wakes Up in Kamchatka
The famous Shiveluch volcano, located in Russia's far-eastern Kamchatka territory, started to show the noticeable signs of activivty on Sunday morning, for the fourth time in the past week.
Ash Emission Was Recorded At Klyuchevskoy Volcano
Another ash emission was recorded at Klyuchevskoy volcano on Kamchatka. The height of ash emission amounted to 8,000 meters.
Policeman Saved a Schoolboy from Drifting Ice Floe in Kamchatka
The police officer Sergey Machulin took a teenager away from a loose ice floe in Vilyuchinsk town in Kamchatka.
Kamchatka Border Posts Will Be Reconstructed
It is planned to reconstruct the main border inspection posts at the state border in Kamchatka.
Kamchatka Week of Culture and Tourism
A variety of activities aimed at promoting domestic tourism and environmental recreation was held in Kamchatka.
Maintenance Works Will Ease Travelling To Gorely Volcano
The maintenance works in the vicinity of the Viluchinsky Pass and Gorely Volcano go on in Kamchatka.
Volcanoes Of Kamchatka Threaten The Safety Of Air Flights
Four volcanoes of Kamchatka: Shiveluch, Karyimsky, Zhupanovsky and Bezymyanny (Unnamed) began to show the signs of activity and threaten the safety of air flights.
A Month Of Silence Is Over
Scheduled helicopter tours are resumed in Kronotsky Reserve in Kamchatka after a month of silence.
Karymsky Volcano: High Danger Code
Kamchatka Karymsky volcano threw an ash column to the height of four kilometers above sea level.
Karymsky Volcano Eruption
Karymsky Volcano on Kamchatka threw ash up to a height of 1.5 km above sea level.
Stone Pathways and Stone Toilets Will Be Laid in Kamchatka
3 million rubles for the construction of seasonal viewing sites and campgrounds will be allocated from the budget of Elizovsky municipal area. Informative signs, pointers, benches, metal fencing, stone decking and stone platforms will be established near Serebryany Ruchei (Zaykin Klyuch).
Data Placards Around Volcano
Data placards for tourists heading to Tolbachik were installed in Klyuchevskoi Park.
New Names On Kamchatka Map
Two anonymous geographical objects in Kamchatka have got their names.
Red Caviar Prices Up
Red caviar has gone drastically up in price within just one month after fisheries reported a lower than expected catch.
The Kamchatkas Volcanoes Are Waiting For Ski-Mountaineers
The following year, in the Kamchatkas region the certified international competitions in ski-mountaineering can be hold on.
Day of Russia in Kamchatka
The Day of First Fish passes in Kamchatka. First Fish Day, the national ceremonial holiday, was devoted to the Day of Russia celebration in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Tourists Are Not Allowed To Disturb Animals
Komandorsky Nature Reserve is closed for tourists for a month.
The Decrease In the Population Of the Reindeer On the Kamchatka
The number of the reindeer in the Kronotsky Nature Reserve on the Kamchatka has plummeted in connection with the large-scale and long-term eruption of Kizimen volcano: from about 2 thousand animal units in 2006 to 850 in 2011.
Archeologists Find Fossil Mechanism 400 Million Years Old
Petersburg archeologists working in Kamchatka have found fossils that turned to be parts of a mechanism.
Ten Died in Plane Crash in Russia's Far East
At least ten people were killed when an An-28 passenger plane crashed on Russias far eatern Kamchatka Peninsula on Wednesday.
Russian Volcano Increases Its Activity
Russia's northernmost active volcano is churning out ash to a height of 9,500 meters (over 31,000 feet), local services reported on Tuesday.
Days of Tourism on Kamchatka
Days of Torism will start on the 19th of August and finish on the 17th of September.
Strict Regime Colony Launches its own TV
News, telecasts, football matches, etc test broadcasting of a TV studio with convicts as journalists and cameramen has been started in a penal colony in Kamchatka.

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