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Faraway Russia

  • Senyavin Strait, Bering Sea, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Whales in the Senyavin Strait, Bering Sea, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Senyavin Strait, Bering Sea, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Horned puffins, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Arctic ground squirrel in Cape Dezhnev, the easternmost point of Chukotka Peninsula (the easternmost continental point of Russia)
  • Lighthouse in Cape Dezhnev, the easternmost point of the Chukotka Peninsula (the easternmost point of continental Russia)
  • Polar bears in the Dragi Bay on Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Polar bears in the Dragi Bay on Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Polar bears in Cape Blossom on Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Thick-billed murres in a bird colony on Kolyuchin Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Ипатки на птичьем базаре острова Колючин, Чукотский автономный округ
  • Horned puffins in a bird colony on Kolyuchin Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Walruses in the Senyavin Strait near Yttygran Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Whale Alley, an ancient Eskimo construction on Yttygran Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Preobrazheniye Bay, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Arctic ground squirrel in Cape Dezhnev, the easternmost point of the Chukotka Peninsula (the easternmost point of continental Russia)
  • White bear with cubs in the Dragi Bay on Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Senyavin Strait, Bering Sea, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Whales in the Senyavin Strait, Bering Sea, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Senyavin Strait, Bering Sea, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Horned puffins, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Arctic ground squirrel in Cape Dezhnev, the easternmost point of Chukotka Peninsula (the easternmost continental point of Russia)
  • Lighthouse in Cape Dezhnev, the easternmost point of the Chukotka Peninsula (the easternmost point of continental Russia)
  • Polar bears in the Dragi Bay on Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Polar bears in the Dragi Bay on Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Polar bears in Cape Blossom on Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Thick-billed murres in a bird colony on Kolyuchin Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Ипатки на птичьем базаре острова Колючин, Чукотский автономный округ
  • Horned puffins in a bird colony on Kolyuchin Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Walruses in the Senyavin Strait near Yttygran Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Whale Alley, an ancient Eskimo construction on Yttygran Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Preobrazheniye Bay, Chukotka Autonomous Area
  • Arctic ground squirrel in Cape Dezhnev, the easternmost point of the Chukotka Peninsula (the easternmost point of continental Russia)
  • White bear with cubs in the Dragi Bay on Wrangel Island, Chukotka Autonomous Area
RIA Novosti. Vera Kostamo
Senyavin Strait, Bering Sea, Chukotka Autonomous Area

Rossiya Segodnya journalist Vera Kostamo has returned from the expedition to Wrangel Island. Vera took beautiful photos in this extraordinary place, which are published on arctic.ru. On our website, you can also read other stories by Vera about her travels around the Arctic: «Русская Арктика: мама, меня не съели», «Русская Арктика: влюбиться и вернуться», «Русская Арктика: с арбалетом на моржей», «Арктика, всё включено: лёд, шторм, медведи».