mountains of Caucasus

Mountains of Kelbajar (photo report)

Mountains of Kelbajar (photo report)

Kelbajar is called the paradise of Azerbaijan for its natural beauty: ancient caves, thousands of springs, hundreds of mineral springs, four thousand herbs, two hundred of which are medicinal, and, of course, mountains, symbolizing eternity and …

Rescuers found Moscow citizens lost in Kabardino-Balkaria

Rescuers found Moscow citizens lost in Kabardino-Balkaria

On the evening of January 1, a group of Moscow tourists was found who got lost during the day while walking in the mountains of Kabardino-Balkaria. "Vacationers who got lost in the vicinity of Tyrnyauz were taken to their place of …

Mikhail Dokukin: "Tourists in the North Caucasus can protect themselves from mudflows"

Mikhail Dokukin: "Tourists in the North Caucasus can protect themselves from mudflows"

The rains, snow and hail that hit Dagestan in recent days triggered mudflows that destroyed roads and houses in the mountainous part of the republic. The disasters affected eight regions of Dagestan. According to available information, 70 households and cars were damaged as a result of the flows. Fortunately, there are no human casualties

Snow disaster in the mountains of North Ossetia 

Snow disaster in the mountains of North Ossetia 

Today, EMERCOM of Russia in North Ossetia issued  an emergency warning about blizzard in the mountains of the country, referring to the North Ossetian Center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring. …

 Avalanches possible in mountains of North Ossetia

Avalanches possible in mountains of North Ossetia

There is a possibility of avalanches in mountains of North Ossetia on January 21-22, the press service of the Russian Emergency Ministry's office in the republic said. The Transcaucasian Highway was closed yesterday due to …

Highland areas of Georgia become privileged region

Highland areas of Georgia become privileged region

A law "On the development of mountainous regions", according to which a number of benefits will be introduced for the inhabitants of the mountains in Georgia, came into force today. In particular, families living in the highlands will …