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Monthly:February 2023

Month: February 2023

The Heart of the Russian Arctic: Exploring Murmansk’s Culture and History

Murmansk is a city located in the far northwest of Russia, near the border with Norway. It is the largest city in the world above the Arctic Circle and is an important port city for the Russian fishing and shipping industries. Despite its remote location, Murmansk is a bustling city with a rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning natural surroundings. The history of Murmansk dates back to 1916, when the city was founded as a military port during World War

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Discovering the Diverse Wildlife of Arctic Russia

The Arctic region of Russia is known for its harsh and inhospitable climate, but it is also home to a diverse array of wildlife species that have adapted to this unique environment. From reindeer and Arctic foxes to polar bears and whales, the wildlife of Arctic Russia is as diverse as it is fascinating. In this article, we will take a closer look at the most notable wildlife species found in the Russian Arctic and what makes them so unique.

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The Sami People: Guardians of the Arctic and Keepers of an Ancient Culture

The Sami people, also known as the Lapps, are an indigenous group that has lived in the Arctic regions of Scandinavia and Russia for thousands of years. The Sami people have a rich cultural heritage and a unique way of life that has been shaped by the harsh and unforgiving Arctic environment. Today, the Sami people continue to preserve their traditions and cultural heritage, despite the many challenges they have faced over the centuries. In this article, we will explore

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Discovering the Beauty and Ruggedness of Teriberka: Russia’s Edge of the World

Teriberka is a small village located on the coast of the Barents Sea, in the far northwest of Russia. This remote and isolated village is often referred to as the “Edge of the World”, and is a destination for those seeking to experience the beauty and ruggedness of the Arctic. The history of Teriberka dates back to the 16th century when the village was founded as a fishing port by the indigenous Sami people. In the centuries that followed, the

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Surviving the Arctic: A Look at the Daily Life of Russia’s Northern Residents

Arctic life in Russia is one of the harshest and most isolated lifestyles in the world. Located in the northernmost part of Russia, the Arctic region is characterized by harsh and extreme weather conditions, with temperatures often dropping below -40°C in winter and remaining below freezing point for most of the year. Despite these harsh conditions, the Arctic region is home to a number of indigenous communities, who have managed to adapt to the extreme environment and preserve their unique

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