Russia, Moscow | 2015
Russia, Moscow | 2015

Lenin statue on the act of riding, the statue is close to the Cremlin square, the photograph was taken at night.

Russia, Murmansk | 2015
Russia, Murmansk | 2015

Three cars parked in one of the first days of snow of the year. The city of Murmansk is still very sovietic style and cars still belong to that era. 

Russia, Moscow - Cremlin square | 2015
Russia, Moscow - Cremlin square | 2015

This picture shows one side of the Cremlin square at night time, specifically the right hand side if looking at the Cremlin.

Russia, Moscow | 2015
Russia, Moscow | 2015

Sexy shop at night.

Russia, Murmansk | 2015
Russia, Murmansk | 2015

While I was heading to the port side of the city, I came across this scenario, 2 cars, one red, both from the sovietic period. In the background popular buildings of a sovietic estethic. All the scenario covered with snow.

Russia, Nikel | 2015
Russia, Nikel | 2015

This photo shows a sirian refugee walking down the street that leads to the Nikel factory, the main source of work for the hinabitants and that gives the name to the city. Nikel is also one of the most polluted city of the norther Russia

 

Russia, Nikel | 2015
Russia, Nikel | 2015

Overview of the city and the factory of Nikel. Nikel has approximatively 14.000 hinabitants.

Russia, Nike - Polar Light Hotel | 2015
Russia, Nike - Polar Light Hotel | 2015

This is the Alsaid's family, coming from Syria all the way up to the Polar Circle. Here inside the Polar Light hotel in Nikel, waiting to leave to the norwegian border.

 

Russia, Nikel - Polar Light Hotel | 2015
Russia, Nikel - Polar Light Hotel | 2015

Here we are in front of the Polar Light Hotel, and this is the trunk of one of the many abusive taxies full of bycicle and ready to leave to the  norwegian border. 

Russia. Nikel | 2015
Russia. Nikel | 2015

Abusive taxi ar very common in Nikel, especially with this great but unexpected flow of refugees going to the Norwegian border, many resident took their cars and improvised them taxi. 

Russia, Nikel | 2015
Russia, Nikel | 2015

Crossroad that bring you either to Nikel or to the border with Norway. This woman, I suppose is a refugee, was walking towards the border direction at very early morning.

Russia, Nikel - Main square | 2015
Russia, Nikel - Main square | 2015

This photo shows the main square of Nikel in the morning. At the centre of the square, Lenin statue.

Russia, Nike - Grocery shop | 2015
Russia, Nike - Grocery shop | 2015

This photo shows Mr Alsaid at the grocery shop in Nikel, trying to find the typical arab bread that used to eat in his country. The saleswoman is looking at him with suspicious  eyes. The community of Nikel wasn't used and didn't expected such a large amount of refugees in their town is such a small time.

Russia, Nikel - 2015
Russia, Nikel - 2015

Alsaid's eldest son, running to the hotel with the arab bread just bought from the father.

 

Russia, Murmansk - Port side | 2015
Russia, Murmansk - Port side | 2015

This picture shows a cadet soldier doing a basic job as cleaning the outside of the barrack.

 

Russia, Murmansk | 2015
Russia, Murmansk | 2015

This picture shows an old CCCP building painted in yellow and blue. It is not rare to see this  buildings or still signs of the sovietic period, while traveling Russia.

Russia, Moscow | 2015
Russia, Moscow | 2015

Portrait of a young guy in the streets of Moscow.

Russia, Nikel | 2015
Russia, Nikel | 2015

Nikel's economy  sticks on the only fabric present in this small town, the huge nickel estracting factory that stands on a small hill at the door of the town. Here employees exiting after work.

Russia, Murmansk | 2015
Russia, Murmansk | 2015

This photo shows a man standing alone, under a pouring snow, beside a car. Both are in front of a supermarket. 

Norway, Kirkenes - Border | 2015
Norway, Kirkenes - Border | 2015

Landscape of the view from the border.

Norway, Vadso - Cafè | 2015
Norway, Vadso - Cafè | 2015

A group of aged people inside a cafè in Vadso, is looking at me and my Syrian friend Mansour in a suspicious way. The town of Vadso is hosting lot of refugees and the public opinion is not happy.

Norway, Vadso | 2015
Norway, Vadso | 2015

Mansur Hanna, one of the refugees from Syria who I got closer with, here is walking toward an old boat on the edge of a fjord in the cold Vadso, home of around 400 refugees.

Norway, Kirkenes | 2015
Norway, Kirkenes | 2015

Houses in Norway are much more colorful that in Russia, refugees for the first period were hosted in Kirkenes before being spread out around Norway. House view in the center of the city.

Norway, Vadso- 2015
Norway, Vadso- 2015

Landascape of Vadso. Here a hut on a cliff.

Russia, Moscow | 2015
Russia, Murmansk | 2015
Russia, Moscow - Cremlin square | 2015
Russia, Moscow | 2015
Russia, Murmansk | 2015
Russia, Nikel | 2015
Russia, Nikel | 2015
Russia, Nike - Polar Light Hotel | 2015
Russia, Nikel - Polar Light Hotel | 2015
Russia. Nikel | 2015
Russia, Nikel | 2015
Russia, Nikel - Main square | 2015
Russia, Nike - Grocery shop | 2015
Russia, Nikel - 2015
Russia, Murmansk - Port side | 2015
Russia, Murmansk | 2015
Russia, Moscow | 2015
Russia, Nikel | 2015
Russia, Murmansk | 2015
Norway, Kirkenes - Border | 2015
Norway, Vadso - Cafè | 2015
Norway, Vadso | 2015
Norway, Kirkenes | 2015
Norway, Vadso- 2015
Russia, Moscow | 2015

Lenin statue on the act of riding, the statue is close to the Cremlin square, the photograph was taken at night.

Russia, Murmansk | 2015

Three cars parked in one of the first days of snow of the year. The city of Murmansk is still very sovietic style and cars still belong to that era. 

Russia, Moscow - Cremlin square | 2015

This picture shows one side of the Cremlin square at night time, specifically the right hand side if looking at the Cremlin.

Russia, Moscow | 2015

Sexy shop at night.

Russia, Murmansk | 2015

While I was heading to the port side of the city, I came across this scenario, 2 cars, one red, both from the sovietic period. In the background popular buildings of a sovietic estethic. All the scenario covered with snow.

Russia, Nikel | 2015

This photo shows a sirian refugee walking down the street that leads to the Nikel factory, the main source of work for the hinabitants and that gives the name to the city. Nikel is also one of the most polluted city of the norther Russia

 

Russia, Nikel | 2015

Overview of the city and the factory of Nikel. Nikel has approximatively 14.000 hinabitants.

Russia, Nike - Polar Light Hotel | 2015

This is the Alsaid's family, coming from Syria all the way up to the Polar Circle. Here inside the Polar Light hotel in Nikel, waiting to leave to the norwegian border.

 

Russia, Nikel - Polar Light Hotel | 2015

Here we are in front of the Polar Light Hotel, and this is the trunk of one of the many abusive taxies full of bycicle and ready to leave to the  norwegian border. 

Russia. Nikel | 2015

Abusive taxi ar very common in Nikel, especially with this great but unexpected flow of refugees going to the Norwegian border, many resident took their cars and improvised them taxi. 

Russia, Nikel | 2015

Crossroad that bring you either to Nikel or to the border with Norway. This woman, I suppose is a refugee, was walking towards the border direction at very early morning.

Russia, Nikel - Main square | 2015

This photo shows the main square of Nikel in the morning. At the centre of the square, Lenin statue.

Russia, Nike - Grocery shop | 2015

This photo shows Mr Alsaid at the grocery shop in Nikel, trying to find the typical arab bread that used to eat in his country. The saleswoman is looking at him with suspicious  eyes. The community of Nikel wasn't used and didn't expected such a large amount of refugees in their town is such a small time.

Russia, Nikel - 2015

Alsaid's eldest son, running to the hotel with the arab bread just bought from the father.

 

Russia, Murmansk - Port side | 2015

This picture shows a cadet soldier doing a basic job as cleaning the outside of the barrack.

 

Russia, Murmansk | 2015

This picture shows an old CCCP building painted in yellow and blue. It is not rare to see this  buildings or still signs of the sovietic period, while traveling Russia.

Russia, Moscow | 2015

Portrait of a young guy in the streets of Moscow.

Russia, Nikel | 2015

Nikel's economy  sticks on the only fabric present in this small town, the huge nickel estracting factory that stands on a small hill at the door of the town. Here employees exiting after work.

Russia, Murmansk | 2015

This photo shows a man standing alone, under a pouring snow, beside a car. Both are in front of a supermarket. 

Norway, Kirkenes - Border | 2015

Landscape of the view from the border.

Norway, Vadso - Cafè | 2015

A group of aged people inside a cafè in Vadso, is looking at me and my Syrian friend Mansour in a suspicious way. The town of Vadso is hosting lot of refugees and the public opinion is not happy.

Norway, Vadso | 2015

Mansur Hanna, one of the refugees from Syria who I got closer with, here is walking toward an old boat on the edge of a fjord in the cold Vadso, home of around 400 refugees.

Norway, Kirkenes | 2015

Houses in Norway are much more colorful that in Russia, refugees for the first period were hosted in Kirkenes before being spread out around Norway. House view in the center of the city.

Norway, Vadso- 2015

Landascape of Vadso. Here a hut on a cliff.

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