1. Chelyabinsk Region Government
  2. Chelyabinsk Region Governor
  3. Legal framework
  4. Send a message

The Governor and the Government of the Chelyabinsk region

Photo Gallery

Photographs:

Chelyabinsk Region. The Arkaim Reserve. Scientists believe the world-known Arkaim fortified settlement dating back to 20th - 18th centuries BC to be one of the proto-cities – monuments of the Indo-European civilization. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Arkaim Reserve. A full-size reconstruction replica of the Copper-Stone Age habitations (4th – 3rd millennium BC). Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Arkaim Reserve. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Arkaim Reserve. The Reserve is situated in the Southern part of Chelyabinsk Region. The typical landscapes of the Trans-Ural Steppes are represented here. Photographer: Yury Shtraizent.Chelyabinsk Region. The Arkaim Reserve. The small Lysaya (‘Bald’) Mountain, popularly known as Shamanka (‘She-Shaman’), is in fact an ancient volcano, much eroded by wind and passage of time. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Taganai National Park. The Southern summit of the Two-headed Mound is topped with peculiar cliff formations, appropriately called ‘the Feathers’. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Taganai National Park. At the heart of the Park lies the Taganai Mountain Massif consisting of three almost parallel ridges. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Taganai National Park. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Taganai National Park. The Big Tesma river is a natural monument. It flows out of the swampy foothills of the Big Taganai ridge and passes through the territory of the park among the fir and mixed woods. Chelyabinsk Region. The Zyuratkul National Park. The Zyratkul Lake is the highest and the most freshwater lake of the South Urals. It’s been called ‘the Ural Ritsa’ for its unique beauty. Chelyabinsk Region. The Zyuratkul National Park. As with most South Ural mountains, the Zyaratkul Ridge slopes have numerous stone fields and rivers (kurums), descending far down the slope to the very foothills. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Zyuratkul National Park. The highest points of the Zyuratkul Ridge are the quartzite outcrops called the Bears, the Pillars, etc. Photographer: Dmitry Grafov.Chelyabinsk Region. The Zyuratkul National Park. A wide panoramic view can be enjoyed from the North-eastern bank of the Zyuratkul Lake towards the Moskal Ridge and the Lukash Mountain. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky. Chelyabinsk Region. The Zyuratkul National Park is one of the largest mountain chains in the central highlands of South Ural. The slopes are cover with representative areas of mountain tundra, greenwoods and dark coniferous taiga. Chelyabinsk Region. The Zyuratkul National Park. The Nurgush Ridge  has been undergoing an intense water and wind erosion for the last 200 years. Its slopes are distinctly subalpine while on the summits some small areas of mountain tundra may be found.Chelyabinsk Region. The Turgoyak Lake. The cliffs on the North-eastern bank are locally known as Krutiki (‘Small Steep-sides’). Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Turgoyak Lake. The lake is popular among the people of the South Ural and serves as a training base for the Zarya yachting club, where they hold regattas. The white sails of the yachts have become one of the symbols of Turgoyak.Chelyabinsk Region. The Turgoyak Lake. Not only is the Turgoyak a clear freshwater lake, it is also a unique natural object. Its shores are mostly high and rocky, the mountain massifs approaching closely to the lake itself. Chelyabinsk Region. The Ilmen Reserve. The Big Kisegatch Lake by its maximum depth and capacity is one of the largest and deepest lakes of Chelyabinsk Region. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Ilmen Reserve. The main wealth of the Ilmen is in its minerals. One and a half centuries have seen 420 diggings started by prospectors there. Their numerous remains can be seen to this day. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Ilmen Reserve. The rich flora and varied plant communities of the Reserve are due to the specifics of its geographic and zone location, varied landscapes and rocks.Chelyabinsk Region. The Ilmen Reserve is part of the pine and birch wood subzone. It’s mostly forested with some meadows resulting from intensive wood-cutting activities and forest fires in the past, as well as steppe shrubsChelyabinsk Region. The Ilmen Reserve. The surrondings of the Big Miassovo Lake. Some wind-bared outcrops of the so-called ‘mattress rocks’ – the stone tents. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Turgoyak Lake. The ‘cave’ on the Hermit Vera’s Island was initially a gallery tomb (a long corridor with burial chambers on both sides), constructed of stone slabs. This find is unprecedented in Russia.Chelyabinsk Region. The Turgoyak Lake. The Hermit Vera’s Island is dotted with numerous archeological monuments, namely Neolithic tombs, remains of Bronze Age settlements and ruins of an Old Believer Orthodox monastery. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.Chelyabinsk Region. The Ignatyevskaya Cave. The cave is situated on the bank of the Sim River, at the western end of a colorful convex-shaped rock outcrop of dark grey limestone, at the height of 11 meters. Photographer: Alexander Kochergin.Chelyabinsk Region. The Ignatyevskaya Cave. In 1980 prehistoric paintings were found here on the ceilings and walls of several grottoes. Photographer: Sergey Arkanov.Chelyabinsk Region. The Porogi Landmark. The Porogi settlement is one of the major tourist centers of the Region, with colorful landscapes and a lot of attractions. Photographer: Vladimir Bogdanovsky.

Created: September 20, 2010
Updated: December 09, 2010

Path to this page: