Special Episode 1 - The Peaceful East 200 - The Bellingshausen Expedition, the Discovery of Antarctica and the First Russians in New Zealand - with Sergey Permitin
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This year is the 200th anniversary of the return to Russia of the Bellinghausen Expedition, which discovered the Antarctic continent and was the first Russian visit to New Zealand. In this episode, we discuss the expedition and its significance with special guest Sergey Permitin.
Pictures by expedition artist Pavel Mikhailov in the collection of the Russian Museum: https://rusmuseumvrm.ru/reference/classifier/author/mihaylov_pavel_nikolaevich/index.php?show=asc&p=0&page=1&ps=20&lang=en#slide-1
NZ Geographic articles on the first Russian visit to NZ:
Peaceful East 200: https://www.russia-maritime.ru/mve200