They want to turn Chernobyl into a tourist paradise. This is real?
According to official forecasts from tour operators in 2019, 150 thousand tourists will visit the Chernobyl exclusion zone, but the country's authorities dream of millions of visitors ... This is…

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“Throw an eagle on a mobile phone”, or how Siberian ornithologists help
To study the migration of steppe birds, scientists use GPS devices that send text messages ... Until recently, there were no difficulties with this, and this year one of the…

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Best places to stay in Armenia in the summer of 2019
In recent years, Armenia has become one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. Many tourists, in particular from the countries of the former CIS, prefer holidays in Armenia to…

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The water in Lake Baikal is toxic. Who’s guilty?

Lake Baikal is considered one of the main natural assets of Russia. The deepest lake in Siberia, one of the oldest on the planet, a reserve of clean drinking water for many years, but … today most often appears in the media with scandalous informational events in the spirit of “Baikal was sold to the Chinese” and “Drinking water bottling plants devastate Baikal” and others .

Volunteers on Baikal
The sensation of the last days: Lake Baikal, the largest natural reservoir of fresh water on the planet, has been poisoned! Continue reading

Why you should not go to the UAE for a vacation

UAE is one of the fastest growing countries …

People come here not only to soak up the coast (the state stretches along the Persian Gulf), but also to see first-hand its main attractions: Burj Khalifa, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, as well as visit numerous water parks and amusement parks.

The places are incomparable, but going on a tour, you need to weigh the pros and cons well.
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Traditions of Russian philanthropy and hospitality revive in Jerusalem

Now everyone who comes to Jerusalem from Russia is eager to visit the Sergievsky Compound. This amazing place, a corner of Russia in the heart of the Holy Land, gives a sense of home to both Russians and local residents who have long considered it theirs.

Sergievsky Compound
The courtyard of the courtyard with a beautiful park and towers similar to chess rooks is known to all Jerusalemites. They come here to sit in the shade of trees, enjoy the smell of flowers, the quiet sound of water in the fountain. Continue reading

Traditions of Russian philanthropy and hospitality revive in Jerusalem
Now everyone who comes to Jerusalem from Russia is eager to visit the Sergievsky Compound. This amazing place, a corner of Russia in the heart of the Holy Land, gives…

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Visa to Finland: how will Schengen be issued now
Starting September 1, the simplified visa processing regime for Finland for residents of the northwestern federal district of the Russian Federation will no longer apply. There is no detailed information…

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Italian tourist was arrested for refusing to pay for dinner
Residents of Formentera Island in Spain are not tired of discussing this incident from last week. A cunning 46-year-old Italian traveler will probably get a serious sentence for trying not…

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Examinations and interrogations discourage tourists from flying with El Al
The national airline of Israel has a reputation as one of the safest in the world: they say that over the 70 years of the carrier’s existence, not a single…

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