Barentsburg, Spitsbergen / Svalbard
Way up in the High North lies Spitsbergen / Svalbard which is located approximately 1100km from the Noth Pole. Barentsburg is a Russian settlement currently occupied by Russian, Chechen and Ukrainian coal miners and their families.
Miners are transported by helicopter from Longyearbyen Airport to Barentsburg Heliport v.v. A Russian Consulate is situated here as well.
Nikon gear & some lenses.