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Russian Abnormal Zones: Shushmor Tract, Solovki Labyrinths and Meat Pine Wood
Although we live in a developed society and in the age of high technologies, there are still many places that have not been studied and investigated thoroughly. Such places are called abnormal. Scientists and specialists in various fields try to solve the riddles of these places, but all efforts are vain. There are several abnormal zones in Russia.
--03-09-2018--
Important Things to Know Before Travelling to Solovki
The Solovetsky archipelago (better known as Solovki) is a group of islands located in the White Sea near Murmansk. Many episodes of Russian history are connected with this place. There are some important things to arrange before travelling to Solovki.
--02-09-2018--
Russian Tourist Destinations: Solovky Isles, the Gates to the Kingdom of the Dead
The Solovky archipelago is situated in the White Sea near the entry into Onežskiy bay. It consists of 6 big isles and plenty of small ones. Big isles Bolshoy Solovetsky, Anzerskiy, Bolshoy Muksalminskiy and Bolshoy Zajatskiy keep the traces human activity starting with Neolithic culture of 2nd 1st millennium.
--29-10-2012--
Russian Sacred Places: the Mystery of Solovetsky Monastery
The monastery situated on the remote islands is a real incarnation of solitude and mystery.
--20-12-2011--
Russian Tourist Destinations: Karelia - the Land of Lakes and Rivers
The image of Karelia, one of the Russian regions, is first of all associated with a land of blue lakes. Indeed, here there are a lot of lakes over 61 thousand. In a number of lakes per 1000 square kilometres Karelia takes the first position not only in Russia but also in the world.
--31-10-2011--
Nature Museum Reserves
--06-08-2009--


News:

The Authorities of Karelia have Banned Trips to Solovki by Sea
The authorities of Karelia have banned travelling by water to the Solovetsky archipelago due to the threat of COVID-19.
--06-05-2020--
Solovki Are Closed to Pilgrims and Tourists
In addition to local residents, two hundred people live and work in Solovki - they are engaged in restoration, construction work, including the construction of an airstrip.
--06-04-2020--
Air Communications with the Solovetsky Islands will be Limited
The airport of the Solovetsky Islands in Arkhangelsk Oblast will not receive aircrafts from June 15 to mid-December due to the renovation of the runway.
--24-03-2019--
Measures for Preservation of the Solovetsky Archipelago
The Russian prime minister has signed a decree on measures for preservation and development of the Solovetsky Islands.
--27-02-2016--
Solovetsky Archipelago Development Plan
The Russian government has adopted a plan of development of Solovetsky Archipelago. The adopted plan allows for the conservation of cultural objects and protection of the unique nature of Solovki, the creation of objects of communal, transport and social infrastructure.
--14-10-2014--
Oldest Water Supply System Unearthed in Solovki
Archeologists have found the most ancient wooden water system in the Solovki Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Savior.
--28-08-2014--
Ship Fare To Solovki Changed
KareliyaFlot company reports that in 2014 navigation, the "Sapphire" ship fare to Solovki was changed. One-way fare for adults will be 1,000 rubles, for children up to 12 years 500 rubles.
--25-03-2014--
Training Course For Guides In Solovki
A training course for guides organized by Solovetsky Museum-Reserve will be held on the basis of Petrozavodsk State University from February 13 to April 30. The curriculum includes lectures on the history and nature of Solovki, the history of Russian Orthodox Church and archeology.
--20-02-2014--
Tsars Ship Launched
A replica yacht of Peter the Great was launched on Solovetsky Islands.
--20-08-2013--
State and church to develop tourism on Solovki
Solovki Islands, notable for world-known 16th century architectural ensemble of monastery and museum of GULAG need a long-term program for development of tourist infrastructure. Russian government in co-operation with church have worked it out. 10 billions rubles are required for realization of the program.
--15-06-2011--





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