Pictures from the South-West of Russia and bordering regions.Russia:
Administrative Divisions. (GIF file, 317 Kb) .
remember the slogan that used to be used, that
"patriotism is sometimes
the last refuge of a scoundrel"?
(Lyndon LaRouche about American policy;
Sept. 4, 1996)
- Images of Chechnya and the
1995 Budyonnovsk Hostage
Crisis by Moscow-based photographer Edward Opp. Comments to: email@example.com
- Chechnya'96 - The endless
war and faces of people: chechens,
soldiers, refugees... and leaders. All pictures are collected by Gleb Zverev on his unofficial
- Chechnya'95 - Here are Chechnya
maps from the PCL map collection (Univ. of Texas at Austin). Compilation
of news from various media sources pertaining to Russia's breakaway
southern region Chechnya and other information is collected on the Bill Ross
- The Sochi
Guide is maintained by Alexander Churkin. Alexander tells you about the
history of his native city, provides a sight-seeing tour around Sochi and
brief statistics. All information is available only in Russian. © 1996-98,
Alexander Churkin. Comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The south coastline of Crimea - the Great Yalta: english version
version. This region and other places in Crimea are presented by ELIS NET
server. Comments to: email@example.com
- Crimea has other attractions besides the coast of the Black Sea: mountains
and medieval cities. Students of the Moscow Physico-Technical Institute have
from a trip to Ai-Petri (a mountain between Alushta and Yalta, towns on
south coastline of Crimea). Another large collection of photos taken during
the trip to Fisht (Crimea).
- Andrey Sebrant (firstname.lastname@example.org) invites you to
cross the border between Russia and Ukraine and visit Artek, an international
children camp on the Black Sea coast, Yalta and other places in Crimea.
Andrey named his trip "Palms In The Snow" (March, 1996).
- Pictures from Rostov-on-Don
and the largest city in this region: Taganrog
- Novocherkask, the capital of Russian
cossacks. Information is available in English or Russian (KOI-8) from the
Information Centre of Novocherkassk Telephone Station. Comments to: email@example.com
- Dagestan, a
multi-ethnic republic sandwiched between the Caucasus mountains and the
Caspian Sea. This wonderful illustrated narrative was created by Paul Knott
after his trip to Dagestan in 1992. Comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
the wonderful city on the north of Caucasian mountains. The on-line exhibition
is organized by Valeri G. Poltavtsev (Copyright © 1995 email@example.com).
- Pavel Rebrov presents a small collection of pictures of Volgograd (formerly Stalingrad)
taken from postcard sets "Volgograd" and "Mamayev Kurgan"
by the Moscow publishing company "Plakat". Comments and suggestions
can be made on the suggestions
form or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Four photos of Mount Ushba, (Caucasus) taken in summer. E-mail to Daniel: email@example.com.
Picture Network International (PNI)The National Press Photographers
Association Sixth Electronic Photojournalism Workshop (EPW6).
- Refugees: The EPW6 Virtual Assignment
- Klaus Reisinger, Black Star (http://www.blackstar.com/), Copyright 1994.
Sukhumi. (56kb). Worried refugees struggle to flee the Republic of
Georgia after violent unrest during the 1992 presidential elections.
- Agence France-Presse, Copyright 1994. Georgian refugees
stand behind barbed wire (96kb) at the Georgian border with Abkhazia,
waiting to return to their homes in the breakaway republic as a Russian
peacekeeper stands guard in Zugdidi 16 September. The return of Georgian
refugee was delayed because armed Abkhazian units took up positions along
the border and were on alert to resist attempts by Russian peacekeepers to
- Alternative Uses For Newspapers. Photos from electronic stock at the EPW6
workshop site. A
Georgian woman kneels on a newspaper on the ground as a man counts out
money in the marketplace. Sukhumi, Georgia (56kb). Photo by V. Velengurin,
Sovfoto/Eastfoto. Copyright 1994 PNI. The URL of the "Alternative Uses
For Newspapers" collection is
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Cities on the Web by going to the server in N. Novgorod (Russia) maintained
by Sergey Gorokhov: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Last update: November 23, 1998.