Eurasian Steppe - The steppe has connected Eastern Europe, Central Asia, China, South Asia, and the Middle East economically, politically, and culturally through overland trade routes, most notably the Silk Road during antiquity and the Middle Ages, and the Eurasian Land Bridge in the modern era. It has been home to nomadic empires and many large tribal confederations and ancient states throughout history. It is an undividable part of the Russian soul.
Ivan Pokhitonov (1850-1923) - Steppe in the Spring
Oil on panel; 27.3 x 24.7 cm. Ivan Pokhitonov was a Ukrainian painter and Peredvizhnik. He was a master of landscapes. He was an alumnus of Odessa University. Born in the village Matrenovka (Kherson Province) 27 January (8 February) 1850 a son of a landowner. In 1868 he entered the Petrovsko-Razumovsky Agricultural and Forestry Academy in Moscow, but the following year he was expelled for participating in Narodnaya Volya circle and sent to Matrenovku under police surveillance. In 1870-1871…
Ancient Uigur Fortress on Tere-Khol Lake
Ruins of Uigur (Por-Bazhyn) fortress, located on a Lake Tereh-Khol island in Tuva near Russian-Mongolian border. It looks like a rectangular labyrinth of structures similar to a Buddhist or Hindu mandala.
Russian open spaces. Crimea. Field. Summer Russian landscapes. . Grass and sky. Background summer landscape. Crimean fields
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Russian Scientists Hope to Restore Ice Age Steppe with 'Pleistocene Park.' Will It Work?
A team of Russian scientists is working to re-create an ice age landscape, in a fenced-off zone in northern Siberia named "Pleistocene Park."