Tag: russia

Oct 28, 2012

Exploring the Longest Underwater Cave in Russia

Exploring the Longest Underwater Cave in Russia

Ordinskaya or the Orda Cave is the longest underwater cave in Russia. Accoridng to the Orda Cave Awareness Project it is the first and only underwater gypsum excursion cave in the world. The two founders of the project are Vitya Lyagushkin, a famous underwater photographer, journalist and dive-instructor; and Bogdana Vashchenko, a diving journalist.…

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Mar 29, 2012

16 Fresh Pieces by Russian Street Artist P183

16 Fresh Pieces by Russian Street Artist P183

Artwork by P183 @ http://www.183art.ru Not much is known about Russian street artist P183. It is believed the ‘P’ stands for Pavel or Paul, the artist’s first name. On his site he claims he was born (08/11/83) and still lives in Moscow and has a degree in ‘communication design’. Aside from that, he’s…

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Mar 12, 2012

Painting Faces to Bring Buildings to Life

Painting Faces to Bring Buildings to Life

Artwork and Photography by Nikita Nomerz Nikita Nomerz is a graffiti and street artist hailing from the western Russian city of Nizhniy Novgorod. In his series titled ‘Living Walls’, Nomerz brings derelict buildings to life with his whimsical characters. In an interview with The Telegraph, Nomerz remarks: “I started in school with classic…

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Oct 12, 2011

Picture of the Day: Incredible Underwater Cave in Russia

Picture of the Day: Incredible Underwater Cave in Russia

INCREDIBLE UNDERWATER CAVE IN RUSSIA Photograph by VIKTOR LYAGUSHKIN Photograph by VIKTOR LYAGUSHKIN Photograph by VIKTOR LYAGUSHKIN The Orda Cave Awareness Project is dedicated to the biggest underwater gypsum (a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate) cave in the world. It is located near Orda village (Perm region…

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