Yenisey-father (15 photos)


It is hard to Siberia without its main artery — the Yenisei. The river is powerful, big and full of rapids, carrying water to the Arctic Ocean from Siberia across the northern part of Mongolia (the Small Yenisey). In tsarist and Soviet times, the life of the region entirely dependent on the fishing grounds, which is so rich Yenisei, because he was called "Father" — gently, respectfully, in the mother. He literally saved people from starvation.

Remember, the Yenisei is unique and needs to be appreciated!

A woman from the club hardening and winter swimming "KRIOFIL" resting on the ice during the spring thaw on the Yenisei River, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)


Residents of Krasnoyarsk go over the bridge across the Yenisei River at air temperature of -20 ° C. The water here has ceased to freeze, which is related to discharges of warm waste water and hydroelectric power plants work. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Dog playing on the banks of the Yenisei River, 40 kilometers from Krasnoyarsk. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

A lone angler. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Fishing boat floats down the river on a background of mountainous coast. For the Yenisei River is the most common landscape — its right-bank part is five times higher than the left bank. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

General view of the "Beaver Log" — the largest in the Ural Mountains ski and recreational complex. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Men go fishing on the river Mana — the right tributary of the Yenisei. It is well caught sturgeon, salmon, flax, grayling, pike, perch, burbot, dace, roach, ruff, gudgeon, eel, freshwater goby, minnow. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Group of fishermen on a frozen river in anticipation of biting. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

The first snow covers bank of the Yenisei near the village Sliznevo near Krasnoyarsk. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Truck crosses the bridge on the background of the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Colorful fireworks reflected on the surface of the water during the celebration of the Victory Day. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Dangerous jump off a bridge. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Tourists are floating on a raft to the south of Krasnoyarsk. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Fisherman on the boat ride back home. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

Drifting along the Yenisei large pleasure boat. (REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin)

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