HUNTING IN RUSSIA
You can book with Grand Slam Ibex your hunting trip to hunt in Russia. Russia is a great country for hunters who are looking for a wide range of Euroasia big game. Dagestan Tur, Caucasian Chamois, Mid-Caucasian Tur, Kuban Tur, Snow Sheep, Altai Ibex, Brown Bear, Maral, ….
Hunting in Russia
Russia is a country with a beautiful landscape, historic architecture and great resources. It is a country with a long and unique history and you will be visiting and exploring a new part of the world. It is the largest country in the world, inhabited by 320 mammal species and 730 bird species and is one of the best countries for the hunter. We would like to welcome you to the Caucasus region of Russia. Caucasus Mountains marks one point where Europe and Asia meet. It stretches about 1,127 kilometers, (700 miles), between the Black and Caspian seas.
Nearly equal in size and height to the Alps, the Caucasus Mountain Range includes several peaks that rise more than 5,000 meters, (16,404 feet), above sea level. The beautiful double-peaked Elbrus is the pride of the Caucasus Mountains and the local people call Elbrus “Ash-Gamakho”, which means “Happiness-Bringing Mountain”. This gentle-sloped volcano in the centre of the Caucasus Mountains marks the highest point in Europe, with its eastern summit at 5621 meters, (18,442 feet) and its western summit at 5642 meters, (18,510 feet).
Hunting in Caucasus
The Caucasus is the region where you can find one of the top hunting trophies – the Turs. Three species inhabit Russia: West Caucasian Tur, East Caucasion Tur (Dagestan Tur) and the Mid-Caucasian Tur. You will also be able to find in this region, the Caucasian Chamois.
The nation’s history began with that of the East Slavs, who emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus’ ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus’ lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde, and came to dominate the cultural and political legacy of Kievan Rus’.
By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire. It was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland in Europe to Alaska in North America.
Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Soviet Union. The world’s first constitutionally socialist state and a recognized superpower, which played a decisive rolein the Allied victory in World War II. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world’s first human-made satellite, and the first man in space. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation. Is recognized as the continuing legal personality (the sole successor state) of the Union state.