Orbital View: From Russia With Love

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

A Russian satellite brings us this view of the town of Nikolayevsk-on-Amur, located in Khabarovsk Krai, along the country’s eastern coast—aka, Siberia:

Brrr.

(See all Orbital Views here)