Travel Snapshots: Yaropolets - the first Russian village to get a hydropowerplant

Today the mansion is home to a guest house. The remaining buildings are either semi-derelict or derelict.

Today the mansion is home to a guest house. The remaining buildings are either semi-derelict or derelict.

Nikolay Korolyoff
The settlement of Yaropolets is situated 135 km from Moscow on the banks of the Lama River. It was here in Yaropolets that Russia's first rural hydropower plant opened in 1919
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