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in Chelyabinsk town and in Petrozavodsk town, Russia

Photo report from exhibitions Chelyabinsk is a city situated in latitude 55 North, the Urals, the border between Europe and Asia. Winter lasts for 6 months. The rest of the year cold alternates with heat. Spring 2002, exhibition of cacti. Views of collections (photos 1-3) and compositions (photos 4-12). The author of compositions is Irina Kataeva. The compositions have no names, they are just arranged plants. Irina is an architect, a mother of two children and a grandmother. Shes been growing cacti for 20 years and owns a greenhouse. She organizes exhibitions of cacti. (by Walery Kalishev).

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Petrozavodsk, capital of Karelia, the region bordering Finland. The exhibition (photos 13-18) is organized by cactophiles and the town post office. The exhibition shows the plants from collections and the topical stamps, books, postcards, photos, and calendars. (by Victor Bass).

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