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Photo journal: Postcards from Russia - Part II
Ulyanovsk, Volga Region

Despite most of Russia's wealth and economic activity being centred in Moscow, vibrant businesses are now taking root in many other cities in Siberia, the Urals and around the Volga region.

So much so that the employment prospects for young graduates such as these at an awards ceremony in Ulyanvosk appear very promising. The ceremony was in honour of the regionís top students who had achieved top grades in their final examinations.

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