aurora-northern-lights-russia.siNorthern Lights of rare intensity were observed in several regions of Russia’s north at the start of the year. Clear frosty air with cloudless skies and no snow storms let both locals and tourists capture the stunning natural light show. The natural phenomenon was observed in northern Russia’s polar regions, in Karelia, Murmansk and Arkhangelsk and were even reportedly seen near St. Petersburg. Although the aurora borealis is not a rare occurrence in this part of the world, the recent glow was particularly spectacular, as the skies were clear of clouds and it didn’t snow. More