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Discover Lake Ilmen, Veliky Novgorod
Ilmen is a large lake located in the Novgorod region. About 50 rivers flow into it. It used to be a trade route, while now it is a popular holiday destination.
Lake Uzhin
Lake Uzhin (Uzhinskoe) is located in the north-east of the Valdai region and is part of the territory of the Valdai National Park. There are many coves and bays, which make the coast a place for a secluded holiday.
Lake Zaozerye: Recreation and Entertainment
Lake Zaozerye is located in the Novgorod region, 7 km to the west of Okulovka along the Borovichi - Kresttsy highway. This is a relatively small, but in its own way beautiful and rich in fish resources reservoir.
The Prusovskoe Lake
The Prusovskoe Lake is called Our Baikal by the locals - for the purity of its water.
Lake Baikal: Svyatoy Nos Peninsula
Svyatoy Nos (Holy Nose) is the largest peninsula of the Baikal Lake located in its eastern part on the territory of Buryatia. According to one version, the name of Svyatoy Nos was given to the peninsula by Cossack settlers, and the word nose simply means cape.
Plan Your Trip to Teletskoye Lake
The lake and its numerous tributaries (over 80) are a paradise for fishermen. The lake has such species of fish as perch, pike, burbot, taimen, whitefish and Teletsk grayling - the most wanted prey.
Bolshoe Bogdo Mountain and the Baskunchak Lake
Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve is one of the youngest in Russia, it has existed since 1997. Even by the name you can guess the two main natural objects protected by the reserve the Bolshoe Bogdo Mountain and the salt Baskunchak Lake.
Khachin Island
One of the brightest features of the Seliger Lake is a huge number of islands per a relatively small area of water. To be more precise, there are one hundred sixty eight islands on the Seliger Lake, and when you look at the water surface you see that the islands are not scattered around the water, but water flows between the pieces of land. The largest island is Khachin.
The Kronotskoye Lake
The views of the Kronotskoye Lake strikingly remind of classic Japanese landscapes: mountains and waters, regular volcanic cones over wide waves. In addition to the natural unique character, the beauty of the lake views is a compelling reason to come here.
Discover Elton Lake
Elton is a huge salt lake on the Russian Caspian lowland. It is considered the largest salt lake in Europe.
Plan Your Trip To Elton
Find what is the best time to visit Elton.
Legends of the Sea Eye Lake
Emerald-green water of the lake and its unusual depth caused many legends associated with its origin. They say, Sea Eye appeared between the hills as a result of downwrapping and took a wedding procession to its depths.
The Sea Eye Lake: Local Features
It is worth remembering that the lake is located on the northern slope of the Sharinskie Mountains, so the sun rays reach this place during only a part of the daytime. In order not to get cold, make sure you have warm clothing.


Plane Crashed near Chelyabinsk Provokes Ecological Accident
The crash of plane SU-24 from Shagolsky air base on Big Koshkul Lake in the Kurgan Region on February, 13th has caused ecological accident
Five Modern Beaches to Appear in Pskov Region
The authorities of the Pskov region have decided to create five modern well-equipped beaches with recreation areas for tourists.
Karelia People Protect Unique Lake
Dwellers of the Karelian settlement Kulikovo bordering on Leningrad Region have once again stood up against opening a cast mine near Yastrebinoe Lake.
12-kilo Pike Caught in Chelyabinsk Region
Fisherman Yury Rudnitsky caught a gigantic pike weighing 12 kg and 1,2 meters long in Karasevo Lake of the Chelyabinsk Region.

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