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Nuclear Icebreakers on the Berents Sea

75 000 h.p. The Biggest Nuclear Icebreaker from DJI Inspire 2

Timelab.pro
Timelab.pro
3.3k VŪZ 36 20
5 days ago

Two-time DVA winner Timelab.pro created this stunning drone video of two Russian nuclear-powered icebreakers powering through the ice-covered Berents Sea (part of the Arctic Ocean).  The ships 50 Years of Victory and the Yamal are the only two active Arktica-class icebreakers.  These doubled-hulled vessels are just under 150 meters (486 ft.) long and displace about 25k tons.  Their two OK900A nuclear reactors produce an incredible 340MW of power, enough "juice" to fully supply a medium-sized city. This video was a DVOW nominee in June 2019.

Russia Compilation Video

Russia from Above

AirVūz Social
AirVūz Social
1.1k VŪZ 30 4
6 months ago

AirVuz is proud to host some amazing drone videos from Russia, with hundreds of individual videos uploaded.  In this video compilation of the best drone footage of Russia, you'll see some epic bird's eye views from the following locations: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Lake Ladoga, Caucasus Region, Ural Mountains, the Crimean Peninsula, Sochi, Sakhalin Island, Ektaterinburg, and Kabardino-Balkaria.  You can also see these videos in their entirety and many more in the Russia collection.  

DVA Winning Video of Moscow

Moscow Aerial 5K Timelab.pro

Timelab.pro
Timelab.pro
414.9k VŪZ 704 253
2 years ago

This 2017 AirVūz Video of the Year by contributor Timelab.pro showcases the gilded charm of Moscow, the great capital city of Russia. Shot with a Zenmuse X7 camera on a DJI Inspire 2 drone, the video captures the 'onion domes' of the Orthodox churches, the magnificent statues and monuments which dot the city, the iconic University of Moscow tower, and marvelous aerial shots of the Moskva River. It is one of the most viewed and commented-upon videos on AirVuz.

Kitesurfing Trip to Crimea

Kite Crimea Trip - Film about kitesurfing in Crimea (russian language)

Rocannon
Rocannon
1.1k VŪZ 20 15
7 days ago

Rocannon created this amazing drone video recording a kitesurfing trip to the Black Sea in Russia's Crimean Peninsula.  The video does a beautiful job of intermixing shots of the spectacular natural scenery of the Crimean coastline with some epic footage of multiple (and clearly very adept) kitesurfers skimming the water of this vast inland sea.  It looks like the trip of a lifetime, and the video was picked as a Finalist for the Drone Video of the Week contest in June, 2019.

DVA Winning Video of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg - The City of White Nights

Timelab.pro
Timelab.pro
14.7k VŪZ 92 37
a year ago

Prepare to be amazed by Timelab.pro's stunning drone video of St. Petersburg, the former Russian capital city on the Gulf of Finland.  Now the country's second largest city, it is also its most European, fulfilling the original desire of Tsar Peter the Great for a "Window on Europe".  The video, which captures virtually all of the major sights of the city, was filmed using a Zenmuse X7 camera mounted on a DJI Inspire 2 drone.  This video won the Cities & Urban category at the second annual AirVuz Drone Video Awards.

DVOW Nominee on Lake Baikal

Unforgetable Baikal

TANYA SHKONDINA
TANYA SHKONDINA
2.1k VŪZ 45 49
a month ago

Prepare to be blown away by this collage of winter aerial views of Russia's Lake Baikal, compliments of contributor Tanya Shkondina.  The video opens with an epic shot of some giant rock formations of this natural wonder in Siberia, the world's largest freshwater lake by water volume.  From there, you'll be taken over the frozen lake and its shore line to see, among other things, some epic "drifting" action as well as an ice hovercraft (starting at about :50!).  This video won DVOW in May 2019.

Aerial Tour of the Caucasus

Caucasus aerial by Action Brothers

Nicko
Nicko
5.4k VŪZ 60 34
a year ago

Nicko once again holds nothing back when showing off the beauty of the Caucasus region of southern Russia. The elegant backdrop of this amazing mountain range, whether covered in snow or standing bold in lush green, provide the perfect backdrop for winter sports (including the 1014 Winter Olympics, held in Sochi), charming villages, breathtaking vistas, and the rolling clouds. This video was a finalist for the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week Contest.

Ekterinburg: Capital of the Urals Region

EKATERINBURG Drone Hyperlapse (Dronelapse) 4k

Hyperlapse
Hyperlapse
744 VŪZ 17 10
8 months ago

Prepare to be amazed by this hyperlapse of drone footage from Russia's fourth largest city and one of its most important business centers.  Ekaterinburg lies on the eastern side of the Ural mountains, which divide the European and Asian continents.  It acts as the key gateway to the vast Siberian region which lies to its east.  Famously, it was the site of one of the great crimes of the 20th century: the muder of the Tsar of Russia and his family by Bolshevik revolutionaries in 1918.   

Crimea: Peninsula of the Black Sea

New World - Inspired By William Blake | An Aerial Cinematic Short Film

FEEL ALIVE
FEEL ALIVE
1.5k VŪZ 27 33
a year ago

Contributor Feel Alive created this magnificent drone video of the Crimean Peninsula in southern Russia.  The Peninsula, which is largely covered in mountains, juts out into the northern Black Sea.  Long part of the Russian Empire, the Crimea was initially part of the Ukraine when the Soviet Union dissolved in the early 1990's.  In 2014, in a controversial vote, Crimea elected to secede from the Ukraine and join Russia.  It's considered amongst the most naturally beautiful areas in Eastern Europe.

Sochi: Olympics Host City

Sochi

Garry Studio
Garry Studio
2.4k VŪZ 29 18
2 years ago

Sochi is a Russian city on the eastern end of the Black Sea, at the edge of the Caucasus region which connects Europe to Asia. Sochie took the world's center stage in 2014 when it hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Winter Olympic Games. More recently, it hosted the 2018 FIFA World Cup Games and the Russian Grand Prix. Carry Studio used a drone to create a beautiful aerial portrait of this charming city at golden hour.

Karelia: Lake Ladoga

Ladoga Lake Republic of Karelia

shulmanaerial
shulmanaerial
1.6k VŪZ 24 18
a year ago

Contributor shulmanaerial created this amazing drone video of Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia. The footage in this video is shot from the northern part of the lake in the Republic of Karelia which is part of the Russian Federation.  In frozen form, the lake was the site of the famous "Road of Life" which was used to supply nearby Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) which was subject to a brutal hunger seige by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Urals: Dividing Europe and Asia

Ural Mountains. Manaraga. Dronelapse. (Drone Hyperlapse) 4k

Hyperlapse
Hyperlapse
1.3k VŪZ 17 10
8 months ago

Prepare to be amazed by this astoundingly well done hyperlapse of the Ural Mountains in Russia.  Shot with a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone, the video take us over the stunning valleys of this range, which is the geological border between Europe and Russia.  The mountains run for thousands of mi/km, with Eastern European Russia on the west and Siberian Russia on the east.  With skillful use of hyperlapse editing it provides breathtaking footage of some of the world's most pristine wilderness.

Elbrus: Russia's Highest Peak

Elbrus 5642 m

Playrocker
Playrocker
903 VŪZ 15 10
3 years ago

In this video, you'll get a magnificent look at the highest mountain in Russia.  Mt. Elbrus is lcoated in the southern part of the country, near the border with Georgia.  It's a dormant volcano.  It's peak sits 5.6k meters (about 18.5k ft.) above sea level.  Geologically, it is a mere infant, having been formed only about 2.5 million years ago.  It is believed to have last erupted around 2,000 years ago.  The tallest mountain in Russia, it marked the furthest by the armies of Nazi Germany during World War II. 

Murmansk Oblast: Teriberkla

Teriberka. Deep north of Russia

Aleksandr
Aleksandr
108 VŪZ 6 5
4 months ago

Check out this amazing drone video of far northern Russia, compliements of contributor Aleksandr.  The area filmed is Teriberka, and it's very near the northernmost point of Europe.  It's in the Oblast (province) of Murmansk, a bit to the northeast of the (river) port city of the same name.  It sits on the Berents Sea, which is considered to be part of the Arctic Ocean.  As you'll see, it's a stunningly beautiful area in the warmer months.  Located well above the Arctic Circle, it's completely iced in during the winter.

The Kuban: Krasnodar

Welcome to Krasnodar

Garry Studio
Garry Studio
219 VŪZ 8 7
a year ago

Krasnodar is one of the most important cities in southern Russia.  It is situated in the triangle formed by the Black Sea and its Sea of Azov extension, on the Kuban River.  Depending on the area being counted, it's somewhere amongst the top 15-20 cities in Russia in terms of population. It's part of an area known as the Kuban, which was an area settled by the Cossacks, in part as a means for Russia to protect itself from incursions into the heart of Russia by the Ottoman Empire.  

The Altai Mountains of Siberia

Russian Altai

smmaxim
smmaxim
841 VŪZ 16 12
a year ago

Contributor smmaxim created this stunning drone video of the Altai Mountains in Siberian Russia.  The mountain range actually extends across four countries - Russia, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan.  Because of the lack of passes, the mountains are notoriously hard to access, making for some of the most remote lands in Asia.  With numerous rivers, streams, and gigantic lakes, it makes for some stunning scenery, perhaps all the more so because it is so remote.  

Tolyatti: Bend of the Volga

Tolyatti city | autumn 2018

Maksx
Maksx
119 VŪZ 6 3
8 months ago

Amongst European rivers, the Volga is in a class by itself.  It's the longest river on the continent and also its largest by discharge volume.  Its 3.5k km (almost 2.2k mi.) course lies entirely within Russia, and most of the country's major cities are on the river or its tributaries.  In this drone video from Maksx, you'll get a great view of the river as it winds through Tolyatti, a mid-sized city which lies on one of the rivers great bends in its journey southwards towards the Caspian Sea.    

Nizhny: Russian Cultural Treasure

Russian winter trip to Nizhniy Novgorod, 4K 2160p

robert_msk
robert_msk
137 VŪZ 5 6
a year ago

Nizhny Novgorod is one of the most important cities in Russia's Volga region.  It sits about halfway down the great waterway, the most important in the country.  During the Soviet era, the city was known as Gorky in honor of the great Russian writer.  One of Russia's great cultural centers, for a time in the Middle Ages it was a larger and more important city than Moscow.  Currently, it's the center of a signficant river tourism trade along the Volga.  Check it out from above in this drone video from robert_msk.  

Off-Road Tour of Sakhalin Island

Sakhalin 2017 - Land Rover - Discovering Russia

VISION.ONE
VISION.ONE
5.6k VŪZ 30 21
2 years ago

Sakhalin is a giant island in Far Eastern Russia in the Northern Pacific Ocean.  It lies in Siberia, almost 6,400 km (almost 4,000 mi) from the Russian capital in Moscow.  In this remarkable video, contributor Vision.One used a drone to create an aerial perspective of an off-road event on Sakhalin organized by Land Rover.  The video follows a group of 4x4 land rovers as they trek across this enormous yet remote island in the far reaches of Northeast Asia.

Tomsk: Cultural Capital of Siberia

Moments of Tomsk

Mayday studio
Mayday studio
95 VŪZ 7 5
a year ago

Mayday Studio brings us this beautiful drone video of Tomsk, an important city in Siberian Russia.  Tomsk is located in the western part of the region, and is the capital of the oblast (state) of the same name.  With a population of about a half million, Tomsk is one of the oldest cities in Siberia.  The oldest major city in Siberia, the city was founded in the early 17th century.  Its establishment was one of the seminal events in the centuries-long process whereby Russia conquered Siberia.

Europe's Tallest Skyscraper

Lakhta centre - The Tallest skyscraper in Europe

Timelab.pro
Timelab.pro
77.0k VŪZ 107 56
2 years ago

Lakhta Center is a skyscraper project in the outskirts of St. Petersburg.  When the tower was topped out in early 2018, it became the tallest building not just in Russia, but in all of Europe.  Top contributor Timelab.pro used a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create a breathtaking aerial video of this amazing and supermodern, mixed-use structure that has 87 floors and reaches a rooftop height of 462 meters (just over 1.5k ft.) and has taken almost seven years to build.

Aerial Views of the Caucasus Mountains

Mountains Are Calling

TANYA SHKONDINA
TANYA SHKONDINA
417 VŪZ 7 10
4 months ago

Check out this stunning drone video from the Caucasus Mountains in southern Russia, compliments of contributor Tanya Shkondina.  It was shot around the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort in Russia's North Caucasus Region.  Rosa Khutor hosted many of the skiing events of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which were hosted by Sochi.  Mt. Roza, its highest peak, is about 2.3kk meters (7.6k ft.) above sea level and is reachable by gondola; the vertical drop from the peak is about 1.75k meters or about 5.8k ft. 

Surfing and Volcanoes in Kamchatka

Kamchatka. The Winter Surf Challenge

Timelab.pro
Timelab.pro
3.4k VŪZ 31 19
2 months ago

Two-time DVA winner Timelab.pro created this magnificent drone video (itself nominated for Drone Video of the Week) from the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's Far East.  The video includes footage of the Winter Surf Challenge - yes, surfing in Siberia!  It also includes footage of some of the area's spectacular natural scenery, including the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano, the Parantuka river, and the Vilyuchinsky Pass.  The video was shot using a Zenmuse X7 camera mounted to a DJI Inspire 2 drone.

Kaliningrad: Russia's Baltic Exclave

Winter Kaliningrad

castenoid
castenoid
336 VŪZ 7 9
a year ago

If you looked at a map of the Baltic Sea region, you would think that the port city of Kaliningrad was part of Poland or Lithuania.  In fact, it's part of Russia, despite having no physical connection to the country.  Once known as Königsberg under centuries of German rule, the city was annexed by the USSR after the end of World War II, and it remained part of Russia following the Soviet Union's dissolution.  That is due in part to the fact that the city is the closest thing that Russia has to an ice-free Baltic port.  

Kostroma: Golden Ring City

Warm & home Kostroma

TANYA SHKONDINA
TANYA SHKONDINA
991 VŪZ 10 19
9 days ago

Drone pilot and DVOW winner TANYA SHKONDINA created this beautiful drone video of a historic town in Central Russia called Kostroma.  The city of about 275,000 is the capital of the oblast (province) of the same name, one of the 18 which make up Russia's Central region.  It's situated at the point where the Kostroma River joins the Volga.  Kostroma is part of the so-called Golden Ring of cities northeast of Moscow which played a critical role in the development of the Russian Orthodox Church.  

Winter in Arkhangelsk Oblast

Winter in the Nord

alexeykalinin
alexeykalinin
279 VŪZ 10 9
5 months ago

Here is an aerial view of some spots in Russia's northern Arkhangelsk Oblast (province).  While there are spots further north in Russia, it's not many.  Thre province covers a large area along the end of the Dvina River and on the White Sea.  This drone video by contributor Alexeykalinin, you'll get a bird's eye view of this Arctic land in the winter.  It includes footage of the White sea, the region's deep forests, bridges over the Dvina, Vorzogory village, and the Kudemskaya narrow gauge railway.

Volga Region: Samara

Samara. the square of glory

Maksx
Maksx
88 VŪZ 5 3
8 months ago

Contributor and drone pilot Maksx created this marvelous video of Samara, an important city in Russia's Volga region.  It's the capital of the oblast (state) of the same name, and is one of the ten largest cities in Russia.  It is situated where the Samara River joins the Volga, the longest river in Europe and the most important of Russia's waterways.   Samara's position on the river is roughly midway between Nizhny Novgorod and Volgagrad, two of the other most important cities on the Volga.  

Novosibirsk: Russia's Third City

Novosibirsk summer airview

ZURG
ZURG
104 VŪZ 3 3
a year ago

Novosibirisk is surprisingly unknown for being Russia's third largest city.  It's located deep in Siberia, although it's still part of Western Siberia.  The city is situated on the River Ob, one of the three giant waterways which drain the vastness of Siberia into the Arctic Ocean.  Contributor ZURG used his drone to give you a bird's eye view of the city, which was founded in the late 19th century as part of the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway which extended Russian into its Far East.

Adygea: Caucasus Republic

WILD ADYGEA. Дикая природа Адыгеи

Garry Studio
Garry Studio
169 VŪZ 11 5
8 months ago

Contributor and drone pilot Garry Studios created this marvelous aerial video of Adygea, one of the republics which make up southern Russia.  Adygea lies on the northern fringe of the Caucasus range, roughly due east from Krasnodar (the largest city in the region) and due north from Socchi (the 2014 Winter Olympics host city).  With a stunningly beautiful landscape, Adgyea is crossed by many rivers, the largest being the Kuban, the most important waterway in the North Caucasus region.

Kursk Root Hermitage

Monastery in the Kursk Region

Vaterlou
Vaterlou
165 VŪZ 8 5
a year ago

In this video, you'll get a bird's eye view of a well known Eastern Orthodox monastery in the heart of Russia.  The Kursk Root Hermitage of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God  is located in the Kursk province, one of the 18 which make up Russia's Central Federal District.  The monastery, which dates to the turn of the 16th century, was built to commemorate the Kursk Root Icon of the Sign, a painting which was found in the forests of Kursk around 1300 AD. 

Drone Tour of Karelia

Little showreel across the Russian nature

Sergei Pinin
Sergei Pinin
544 VŪZ 20 12
2 years ago

Top contributor Sergei Pinin created this amazing aerial tour of Karelia, one of the northernmost provinces of Russia.  Karelia is located northwest of Lake Ladoga and St. Petersburg.  It's home to some of the most iconic looking natural scenery in Russia's Northwest Federal District.  The province has a long border with Finland, and parts of it were part of Finland prior to the Russo-Finnish War of 1939-1940.  Enjoy the bird's eye views of this stunning northern landscape.  

Russian Aerial Reel

Aerial filming in Russia

Nicko
Nicko
340.8k VŪZ 225 183
3 years ago

Russian drone pilot and aerial videographer Nicko put together this marvelous commercial drone reel showing the range of work they do across Russia. Most of the footage is from the Moscow, Black Sea, and Caucasus regions, with a good deal of footage from the area around Sochi where the 2014 Winter Olympics were held. From snowcapped mountains and palm trees, to traffic filled streets and military exercises, this film will give you some amazing bird's eye views of modern Russia.

Profile of Timelab.Pro

The Drone Dish: TimeLab.Pro

The Drone Dish
The Drone Dish
2.2k VŪZ 47 20
a year ago

Fresh from winning Drone Video of the Year in the first AirVuz Drone Video Awards for his epic video of his hometown Moscow, top contributor and drone pilot TimeLab.Pro chats with Tyler in this edition of the Drone Dish. With its vivid visuals, cinematic music arrangement, and breathtaking landmarks, it’s easy to see how “Moscow Aerial 5K” became an award-winner.  His video of St. Petersburg, "City of White Nights", since garnered a nomination in the Cities category for the second annual DVA Awards.

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