PlacesPlaces Around Russia Beautiful Photos by Billion Photos Kaliningrad is the capital of the Russian province of the same name, sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania along the Baltic Coast. Dubbed Königsberg during centuries of Prussian rule, the city was largely reconstructed after WWII. Traces of its German heritage can be seen in the surviving Brandenburg Gate and the riverside Fishing Village, a dining and shopping destination with re-created medieval-style buildings. Ukok Plateau is a remote and pristine grasslands area located in the heart of southwestern Siberia, the Altai Mountains region of Russia near the borders with China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia. The Lenin Volga–Don Shipping Canal is a canal which connects the Volga River and the Don River at their closest points. Opened in 1952, the length of the waterway is 101 km, 45 km through rivers and reservoirs. The Mountain Olympic Village is situated on the Rosa Khutor Plateau at a height of 1100 m. The village occupies an area of 32 hectares in a picturesque environment with panoramic views on the Aibga and Psekhako mountain ridges. The Mountain Olympic Village is composed of around 50 several-floor buildings constructed in an Alpine style. Klyuchevskaya Sopka is a stratovolcano, the highest mountain on the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia and the highest active volcano of Eurasia. Its steep, symmetrical cone towers about 100 kilometres (60 mi) from the Bering Sea. The volcano is part of the natural Volcanoes of Kamchatka UNESCO World … Kliuchevskoi), Shiveluch, and Tolbachik erupted except Kamen (volcano). Kamen (Russian: Камень) is a dormant stratovolcano located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, flanked by Bezymianny and Kluchevskaya. The Commercial Sea Port of Sochi is a seaport on the Black Sea, the main focus of which is marine passenger transportation. Its headquarters is in the Central District of Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.[quads id=”2″]Pages:Previous123NextLeave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.